Posts Tagged ‘Congenital Hypothyroidism’

Childhood Obesity Raises Thyroid Disorders

Childhood Obesity Raises Thyroid Disorders

Childhood obesity is in the rise and with the obesity comes a rise in thyroid disorders. It’s a growing health concern that doctors say is now being linked to future health conditions in children. Children who don’t make changes to their physical activity and eating habits will continue to have negative changes in their blood work and…

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Congenital Hypothyroidism in Children

Congenital Hypothyroidism in Children

Congenital hypothyroidism in children can be avoided during infancy if treated properly. Researchers in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, examined the relationships among congenital hypothyroidism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, and autism in 55 children with congenital hypothyroidism from birth to age 11 years. They found that both under and over treatment of congenital hypothyroidism is causing problems. You can read…

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