Millions of people worldwide suffer with infertility and recurrent miscarriage and in thousands of unexplained cases, hypothyroidism may be the underlying cause. The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists has warned that 1 in 10 Americans suffer from thyroid disease. Despite this staggering statistic, half of patients remain undiagnosed. Many of these people will be in their childbearing years. Click here to read more about a news release on this topic.
What most doctors do not know is that the timing of when you test for and treat thyroid in pregnancy is crucial in preventing miscarriage. The type of thyroid treatment is also essential to a healthy outcome.
I will be giving a talk in our medical practice on Wed January 29th at 6:30PM on integrative medical options for fertility, and how to test for, and treat, thyroid imabalances throughout pregnancy.