Health Risks

Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis and Hypothyroidism sufferers are at risk for a host of other diseases and conditions. Below is a list of common conditions that thyroid patients are at risk for. We will be adding detailed information about each as well as possible causes, prevention, and treatments.

Health Risks



Heart Disease

Increased risk of infections

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Autoimmune Diseases

In addition, if you or any blood relatives have an autoimmune disease, you are at increased risk of having other autoimmune diseases such as:

Addison’s Disease

Celiac Disease

Crohn’s Disease

Diabetes Mellitus Type 1

Grave’s Disease

Lupus erythematosus

Pernicious Anemia

Rheumatoid Arthritis


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