Hashimoto’s disease is an autoimmune pathology that attacks the thyroid and is linked to hypothyroidism, was diagnosed by Japanese physician Haraku Hashimoto in 1912.
The causes are not well known but there are several factors that can trigger the disease including genetic predisposition, Iodine status, and radiation exposure.
Tendentially is a disease not immediately diagnosed and affects most women (70%) than men. It can be detected by blood tests, these may include a hormone test and an antibody test.
Symptoms are not immediately apparent, but begin to become more and more evident with the progression of the disease, one of the first things to note is whether the goiter is enlarged and if it causes swelling in the front of the neck. Hashimoto has several symptoms including weight gain, constipation, fatigue, depression etc.
This Autoimmune pathology has initially difficult symptoms to be detected but can be handled. This is a battle that can be won so we suggest these tips from the Huffington Post to increase healing odds.