Hashimoto’s Disease – also called Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis – is a serious medical condition in which a person’s own immune system begins attacking their thyroid gland. Hashimoto’s Disease is the leading cause of hypothyroidism in the country, and it can affect both men and women of all ages. However, it is most commonly seen in middle-aged women.
Our team at Freeman Endocrinology has great experience in diagnosing and treating endocrine issues and in our latest post we explain more about the issue of Hashimoto’s disease. Hashimoto’s disease is also known as Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis and it is the most common cause of hypothyroidism in the US.
Symptoms of Hashimoto’s disease can be very subtle and hard to detect.