H ow d o th y r oi d p r obl em s af f ect w om en ? W om en ar e m or e likely th an m en to h ave thy r oid disease. O n e in eigh t wom en w ill develop thy r oid problem s dur in g h er lifetim e. I n wom en , thy r oid diseases can cause: - Pr obl em s w i th y ou r m en str u al p er i od . Your thy r oid h elps con tr ol your m en str ual cycle. Too m uch or too little thy r oid h or m on e can m ake your per iods ver y ligh t, h eavy, or ir r egular. T hy r oid disease also can cause your per iods to stop for sever al m on th s or lon ger, a con dition called am en or r h ea. I f your body 's im m un e system causes thy r oid disease, oth er glan ds, in cludin g your ovar ies, m ay be involved. T h is can lead to ear ly m en opause (befor e age 40 ). - Pr obl em s getti n g p r egn an t. W h en thy r oid disease af fects th e m en str ual cycle, it also af fects ovulation . T h is can m ake it h ar der for you to get pregn an t. - Pr obl em s d u r i n g p r egn an cy. T hy r oid problem s dur in g pregn an cy can cause h ealth problem s for th e m oth er an d th e baby. 60
Som etim es, sy m ptom s of thy r oid problem s ar e m istaken for m en opause sy m ptom s. T hy r oid disease, especially hy pothy r oidism , is m or e likely to develop af ter m en opause. W h at i s th y r oi d i ti s? T hy r oiditis is in f lam m ation of th e thy r oid. It h appen s when th e body 's im m un e system m akes an tibodies th at attack th e thy r oid. Causes of thy r oiditis in clude: Autoim m un e diseases, like ty pe 1 diabetes an d r h eum atoid ar th r itis Gen etics Vir al or bacter ial in fection Cer tain ty pes of m edicin es Two com m on ty pes of thy r oiditis ar e H ash im oto's disease an d postpar tum thy r oiditis. 61
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