Symptoms are the same as in postpartum and silent thyroiditis, but the inflammation in the thyroid leads to pain in the neck, jaw, or ear.
Like Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, postpartum thyroiditis seems to be caused by a problem with the immune system.
Thyroiditis (thy-roi-DY-tiss) is inflammation, or swelling, of the thyroid. There are several types
Thyroiditis is inflammation or swelling of the thyroid gland.
There are several types off thyroiditis; Hashimoto’s, postpartum, silent or painless and subacute.
Another option is synthetic melatonin, which is classified in the U.S. as a dietary supplement. A study in the British Medical Journal in 1989 reported that taking synthetic melatonin tablets can help travelers restore normal sleeping patterns. In that study, 20 volunteers traveling back and forth between New Zealand and England took daily doses of either 5 mg of melatonin or a placebo (a blank, or sugar pill) before, during, and after their flights. Those taking melatonin returned to their normal sleep patterns in 2.85 days on average compared with 4.15 days for those taking a placebo.