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Thyroid problems

If your thyroid becomes overactive (hyperthyroidism) or underactive (hypothyroidism), you may experience a range of health problems — learn more here.

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Iodine deficiency

Iodine deficiency is the most common cause of thyroid disease. Learn about the causes and how to ensure you are getting enough iodine.

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Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism (or thyrotoxicosis) occurs when the thyroid gland is overactive and produces too much thyroid hormone.

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Hashimoto's disease

Hashimoto's disease can cause your body to produce too little thyroid hormone. Find out more about its causes, symptoms and treatment.

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Graves' disease

In this autoimmune condition, the thyroid gland in the neck produces too much thyroid hormone that can cause tremor, anxiety, a racing heart, goitre and bulging eyes.

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Coeliac disease

People with coeliac disease can't eat foods containing gluten. Find out how coeliac disease can affect your life and why it's important to get diagnosed.

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Thyroid medicines

Thyroid medicines treat thyroid disorders, including hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. Read about how they work and their potential side effects.

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Goitre

Goitre is a swelling at the base of your neck. It's caused by an enlarged thyroid gland. Find out more about causes, symptoms and treatments here.

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Thyroid cancer

Thyroid cancer is treatable in most cases. Learn about its development, symptoms, when to consult a doctor, and available treatments.

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Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) is when thyroid gland doesn't make enough thyroid hormone. See symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options here.

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