Thyroid Problems Linked to Chemical Exposure

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By Molly Clifton

A new study that looked at U.S. adults finds changes in thyroid function may be linked to PFC exposure.

PFCs are chemicals used in manufacturing.

Scientists in Taiwan found women with a higher level of the chemicals in their blood were more likely to develop mild thyroid disease.

The condition causes symptoms including fatigue, depression, and weight gain.
 



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