Many thyroid diseases are autoimmune, so a person with UC would have a greater chance of developing them. In my case, I was treated for Graves with severe hyperthyroidism about
5 years before I was diagnosed with UC. I've taken thyroid hormone replacement ever since, and it really doesn't complicate the UC.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC diagnosed 2001.
Flared for 5 years, finally in remission with Remicade since March 2006.
Avascular necrosis in both shoulders is my "forever" gift from steroids.
Colazal, Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri.
"My life is an ongoing medical adventure"