In this article we are going to talk about Hashimoto disease, also called Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. Here we would discuss the main reason why it caused and want are the early symptoms of identifying that disease. For more such details about this disease do visit www.rosewellness.com.
In this disease our own immune system turns hostile towards our own body tissues. In this case our immune system attacks thyroid glands and this may lead to a condition in which thyroid glands do not work enough to make hormones which are required for our body.
Here are some causes which may lead to Hashimoto disease.
The exact reason due to which Hashimoto caused is still not known. But below factors are believed to play a major role in causing this disease.
Now if you father, mother or any of your relatives had this disease then there are high chances then that person will suffer from that disease. It means that if they are there in their medical history then they are prone to suffer from this disease, this gives us a suggestion of a genetic component to the disease.
There are seven times more chances that women can suffer from this disease instead of men. Here the role of sex hormones comes in to picture. Also during pregnancy or post pregnancy women have thyroid related problems, for most of them this is temporary disease and it get cured also. But for some percentage of women Hashimoto may be caused years later too.
Due to excessive consumption of Iodine and also research suggests that some drugs too can trigger thyroid related disease in some people.
If a person is exposed to high radiation, for example the atomic bomb explosion in Hiroshima and Nagasaki or also the case of chernobyl nuclear accident where people would have been exposed to high radiation. Also it should be noted that radiation treatment given to cancer patients may cause blood cancer which is called Hodgkin’s disease.
Symptoms Of Hashimoto Disease.
In the initial years the Hashimoto symptoms are mild or it may take some years to develop them. If you have goiter this is probably the first sign which may lead to this disease. Here the neck’s front side may get swollen. People suffering from it may face difficulty in swallowing. Here are some common symptoms which may help you to identify if the person is suffering from this disease.
- Gaining weight
- Swollen or puffy face
- Muscle and joint pain too
- Inability to get warm
- Not able to get pregnant
- May lead to hair loss
- Menstrual period are irregular
- Person goes in depression
- Slowness of heart rate
Above mentioned symptoms may be very similar to other diseases too so it is advisable to contact your family doctor first and then go to the specialist doctor for further treatment.
This article would help great awareness about this disease, but it is important especially for ladies not to panic inform your family members as you will get moral support which is required in this case. Approach your nearest doctor as early as possible.