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Thyroid disorders

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Please see below for reliable medical information on Thyroid disorders produced by alternative providers.

NHS Choices
www.nhs.uk/conditions (overactive)

www.nhs.uk/conditions (underactive)

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Is there support?

British Thyroid Foundation

Tel: 01423 810 093
Email: info@btf-thyroid.org
http://www.btf-thyroid.org

The Foundation is a Registered Charity in England and Wales No. 1006391. It provides information and support to affected adults and families of children with thyroid disorders. 

Group details last updated June 2016.

Thyroid UK

Tel: 01255 820 407
Email: via website
www.thyroiduk.org.uk

The Organisation is a Registered Charity in England and Wales No. 1125270. It provides information and support for people with diagnosed and undiagnosed thyroid disorders. 

Group details last updated June 2016.

Support is also available from a group of families of children with hypothyroidism under the umbrella of Climb (see entry Inherited Metabolic diseases).

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