QOD 079: Adult thyroid (Health promotion and maintenance)
QOD 079: Adult thyroid ...
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describes how pregnancy affects thyroid function?
The hormones hCG and estrogen cause increased thyroid hormone in the bloodstream
The fetal blood supply requires a greater amount of thyroid hormone
The increase in circulation stimulates overproduction and distribution of cortisol
The effects of the growing fetus mimic those of hypothyroidism in the mother
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