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Chemicals in Carpets, Cosmetics Tied to Thyroid Problems Underactive Thyroid and Heart Failure a Bad Combination: Study Overactive Thyroid May Raise Risk for Common Irregular Heartbeat Health Issues Add to Risk of Vitamin D Deficiency, Study Says BPA Exposure Impacts Pregnant Women's Thyroids, Study Suggests Soy Formula May Harm Babies With Underactive Thyroid: Report Thyroid Condition Linked to Heart Problems: Study Screening Moms-to-Be for Thyroid Trouble May Not Help Offspring CT Scan Dye Containing Iodine May Affect Thyroid Hip Fracture Patients Often Have Other Health Problems Buyer, Beware of Over-the-Counter Thyroid Supplements: Study Study: 'Thyroid Support' Supplements May Be Risky Suggested Reading on Hypothyroidism by Our Doctors Related Diseases & Conditions 31 articles Fatty Liver Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) refers to a wide spectrum of liver disease ranging from simple fatty liver (steatosis), to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis Dizziness Dizziness is a symptom that is often applies to a variety of sensations including lightheadedness and vertigo. 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