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Endocrine Conditions and Autoimmune Diseases

Thyroid disease is one of many endocrine conditions, including diabetes, adrenal fatigue, osteoporosis, infertility, polycystic ovary syndrome, and others. Hashimoto's and Graves' disease are also the most common causes of thyroid disease, and most common autoimmune diseases. thyroid disease, and most common autoimmune diseases. Thyroid patient advocate Mary Shomon has put put together this information about endocrine conditions and autoimmune disease.
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Endocrine Disease Information Center
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Understanding the Immune System
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Get To Know Your Endocrine System - Lauri Aesoph ND
Naturopathic perspective on an overview of the endocrine system.

Hormones
Medically oriented overview of hormonal interactions, with charts.

American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association
Organization that studies all facets of autoimmune diseases, including thyroid diseases

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