Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis and Hypothyroidism

What is Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (HT)? HT is a thyroid autoimmune disease, whereby the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks the thyroid tissue. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located in the lower neck, responsible for producing hormones that play a vital role in regulating metabolism. HT disproportionally affects women, estimated to be diagnosed 10 times more…