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adhd and thyroid link

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beccaboo Thu 27-Jan-05 10:05:36

Did anyone see this news story?

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Researchers in Italy think there could be a link between adhd and thyroid problems/iodine deficiency during pregnancy. Caught my eye because I've had my thyroid function tested a couple of times, but it's always been borderline so been treated. Anyone else?

meea Thu 27-Jan-05 10:29:01

OMG we don't have a diagnosis for ds2 but adhd has been mentioned among with lots of other things.
I have an underactive thyriod which was diagnosed a few months before I became pregnant.It has taken 3 years to get the dose right.I take 125 mg a day which is quite a high dose.In early pregnancy I was only taking 25mg.

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