1. First trimester exposure to anytithyroid drugs (ATDs) was associated with a greater risk of congenital malformations, especially for pregnant women who were given prescriptions for methimazole (MMI) or both MMI and propylthiouracil (PTU).
2. These results suggest that first trimester MMI use should be minimized and that the present...
1. Subclinical hyperthyroidism was found to be associated with an increased risk of hip and any fractures in this meta-analysis, but was not associated with spine or nonspine fractures.
2. Subclinical hypothyroidism was not associated with hip, any, spine, or nonspine fracture risk in this meta-analysis.
Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)
Originally published by Harvard Health.
What Is It?
Hyperthyroidism is a condition in which your body makes too much thyroid hormone. It is also called overactive thyroid.
Thyroid hormones are made by the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is located in the lower front of the neck.
Thyroid hormones regulate the body's energy. When...