The Thyroid And Her

Dr Akshatha Manjunath MBBS, MS General Surgery Consultant in General Surgery.

“How often have you heard someone ask a friend who has put on a few too many pounds, “have you got your thyroid checked ?”. Or maybe it was to someone who was finding it difficult to get pregnant . Is thyroid really the culprit in so many of a woman ‘s woes? How common is it to develop thyroid problems ? Do you have to get your thyroid functions tested ?”

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How often have you heard someone ask a friend who has put on a few too many pounds, “have you got your thyroid checked?”. Or maybe it was to someone who was finding it difficult to get pregnant. Is thyroid really the culprit in so many of a woman’s woes? How common is it to develop thyroid problems? Do you have to get your thyroid functions tested?  

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