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In children, vitamin D deficiency associated with high amounts of thyroid antibodies

Posted on: February 15, 2014   by  Will Hunter


A recent study published in Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine has found that vitamin D deficiency in children is associated with higher amount of thyroid antibodies and changes in thyroid hormones.

The findings build on previous research that shows that vitamin D deficiency is associated with autoimmune thyroid disease and low levels of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), a hormone that tells the thyroid to produce more hormones.

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