White, Female Patients May Face Higher Risk of Hypothyroidism

White, Female Patients May Face Higher Risk of Hypothyroidism

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White, Female Patients May Face Higher Risk of Hypothyroidism

White women with sarcoidosis and multiorgan involvement may be at a higher risk of hypothyroidism, or low thyroid gland activity, than other people with the overactive immune system disorder, according to a study of more than 3,800 patients in the U.S. In fact, hypothyroidism — which is significantly associated with fatigue, depression, fibromyalgia, obesity, and sleep breathing disorders — was reported in 14% of sarcoidosis patients, the data show. While the causes of hypothyroidism in…

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