Monitoring thyroid status in individuals with Down syndrome is absolutely necessary for a high quality of life.
Unfortunately many people with Down syndrome will develop an issue with their thyroid over the course of their lives.
Use this helpful infographic to get more information on how Down syndrome affects the thyroid.
View the full infographic here and let me know in the comments if you have a child with thyroid dysfunction. How did you find out? Is there anything special that you are doing for it? I'd love to here from you!