Tagged: thyroid in pregnancy
What causes birth defects?
Natural birth defects occur in about 5% of babies born regardless of the conditions of the pregnancy. Birth defects are structural changes present at birth that can affect any part or parts of the body. They may affect structure of a body part or function of … Read more
In the strict sense, “immunity” defines an acquired resistance to infectious disease that is specific, i.e., resistance against a particular disease-causing agent(Pathogen). A person who has had measles once will not suffer from measles a second time, and is thus called immune. Our immune system recognizes the pathogen as foreign … Read more
Thyroid within normal range also may affect woman’s ability to conceive.
The thyroid gland is a butterfly shaped gland that partially surrounds the wind pipe and is under control of the hypothalamus and the pituitary gland in the brain. When thyroid function is not sufficient to meet, the body’s … Read more