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Thyroid dysfunction and pregnancy

Some women can experience a thyroid dysfunction during their pregnancy. Learn about the signs and how it can be treated.

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Hyperthyroidism - Hormones Australia

Hyperthyroidism is a condition where the thyroid gland becomes overactive and produces too much thyroid hormone. In Australia, it is estimated that hyperthyroidism affects 3 in 1000 people...

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Breastfeeding and thyroid disease | Australian Breastfeeding Association

The thyroid glandThe main function of the thyroid gland is to make thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3) hormones. These hormones are important for the growth and normal function of the body, as well as for breastfeeding.

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Iodine - MyDr.com.au

Iodine is important for your thyroid gland, and iodine deficiency can cause problems, especially in unborn and newborn babies. Find out how to ensure your iodine intake is adequate.

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Thyroid disease in children - MyDr.com.au

Learn about the signs, symptoms and treatment of thyroid disease in children.

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Thyroid - hyperthyroidism - Better Health Channel

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Thyroid disorders in pregnancy and postpartum | Australian Prescriber

Thyroid dysfunction in pregnancy has consequences for mother and baby. Potential problems include pre-eclampsia, prematurity and congenital abnormality.

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Pituitary Gland - Hormones Australia

What hormones are produced by the pituitary gland? The pituitary gland produces a range of hormones, including adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH), growth hormone (GH), thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH), follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), luteinising hormone (LH) and prolactin.

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Hypothyroidism - Hormones Australia

Hypothyroidism is the most common thyroid disorder in Australia, affecting around 1 in 33 Australians. It is usually a permanent condition where the thyroid

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Iodine - Better Health Channel

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