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Tom Brimeyer - Causes inflammation of the thyroid gland

Aug 20th 2014 at 3:00 AM

Causes inflammation of the thyroid gland - The most common autoimmune thyroiditis; why in the body fails and produce antibodies to healthy cells is unknown. We consider the risk factors:

•    "Bad" heredity (usually ill family members, twins);

•    Endocrine disruption and immune stability (can occur in adolescence, pregnancy, after childbirth, menopause, aging);


•    Unfavorable environmental conditions (work in hazardous environments, life around the industrial enterprises, the use of pesticides in agriculture);

•    Prolonged exposure to the large amount of iodine (iodine overabundance stimulates the formation of antibodies to normal cells, cancer);

•    The effects of radiation at low doses;

•    Bacterial and viral infections;

•    Thyroid adenoma;

•    Endemic goiter;

•    Thyroid cancer.  Subacute thyroiditis develops due to a viral infection. The disease is often diagnosed after an outbreak of a virus. This can be influenza, measles, mumps, and others. Risk Factors:

•    Heredity;

•    Chronic infection in the nasopharynx.  Causes of acute thyroiditis:

•    Acute or chronic infections (pneumonia, tonsillitis, and the like);

•    Hemorrhage into the thyroid gland;

•    Thyroid injury;

•    Radiotherapy.  Symptoms of inflammation of the thyroid gland - The clinical picture of the disease each type has its own characteristics. Signs of inflammation of the thyroid autoimmune nature:

•    Increase in thyroid (more uniform, with a significant increase in the patient feels the pressure in the neck);

•    Iron moving and dense;

•    Difficulty swallowing;

•    Weakness and palpitations;

•    Wanton loss of weight;

•    Excessive sweating;

•    Irritability.

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