Understanding Autoimmune Thyroid Disease


Innovations in Testing for Thyroid Antibodies

According to the American Thyroid Association, women are five to eight times more likely than men to be diagnosed with thyroid disease. Since two of the most common Thyroid conditions, Graves’ Disease and Hashimoto’s disease, are autoimmune in nature, their symptoms may often be confused with other health problems, which can make reaching a diagnosis a long and puzzling process for some sufferers.

We are joined by Dr. Mark Lupo, Medical Director of the Thyroid & Endocrine Center of Florida, to discuss the diagnostic journey, symptoms, risks and how one result just might provide the missing piece you’ve been looking for, thanks to advances in testing.