Thyroid disorders

What are thyroid disorders in bipolar disorder?

lood pressure, body temperature and weight. If the thyroid becomes deregulated (overactive or underactive), or cancerous, this can result in a range of physical symptoms, as well as depression.

What is the evidence for thyroid disorders in people with bipolar disorder?

Low quality evidence is unclear of the prevalence of thyroid disorders. Review authors suggest no association between bipolar disorder and thyroid disease, although there may be increased prevalence of circulating thyroid autoantibodies in people with bipolar disorder.

October 2021

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Last updated at: 12:14 am, 26th October 2021
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