• Consumer Health: Understanding hypothyroidism

a medical illustration of hypothyroidismHypothyroidism
Are you over 60, feeling fatigued and slowly gaining weight? These may be subtle signs of hypothyroidism, or underactive thyroid. The good news is that accurate thyroid function tests are available to diagnose hypothyroidism, and treatment with synthetic thyroid hormone is usually simple, safe and effective once you and your health care provider find the right dose for you. Here's what you need to know.


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