Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Underactive thyroid within normal range may affect woman's ability to conceive

Study suggests even mild thyroid dysfunction may contribute to unexplained infertility

New research suggests that a slightly underactive thyroid may affect a women's ability to become pregnant – even when the gland is functioning at the low end of the normal range, according to a study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

Link to full Endocrine Society release on study led by MGH investigator Pouneh K. Fazeli.

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