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Thyroid Function and Infertility: Wanted TSH < 2.5 ?

Physician-scientists from the neuroendocrine unit at Mass General Boston evaluated thyroid function measurements in health records of 239 women undergoing infertility evaluations over 13 years. Infertility is defined by inability to get pregnant after one year of unprotected intercourse and

Posted in Pregnancy, Thyroid

New definition of hypothyroidism in pregnancy.

I just returned from the Endocrine Society meetings where the guidelines for treatment of thyrotoxicosis (hyperthyroidsm) and thyroid replacement in pregnancy were discussed.  I will focus on goals for treatment in women who have Hashimotos (positive TPO- AB, or thyroid

Posted in Hormone Replacement Therapy, Pregnancy, Thyroid, Wellness & Prevention