Hypothyroid describes a condition in which the thyroid gland is not producing enough thyroid hormone. It can be caused by a sluggish thyroid or as a symptom of autoimmune thyroid disease. Sometimes women experience hypothyroidism as a result of pregnancy.
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MedicineNet - Hypothyroidism
Description, causes, symptoms, and treatment. Includes information about secondary hypothyroidism which is related to an abnormality in the pituitary gland.
Dr Lam - Hypothyroidism
Physician site covering the basics. Includes causes, risks, associated disease, symptoms, standard laboratory tests, reference ranges, Free T3 and Free T4.
eMedicine - Hypothyroidism
Article by Philip R Orlander, MD. Containing background, pathophysiology, symptoms, differentials, and clinical findings.
Endocrineweb - Hypothyroidism
Thorough overview includes symptoms, dangers, diagnosis, and treatment of hypothyroidism. Written by doctors for patients.
HealthWorld Online provides signs, symptoms, and discusses alternative therapies for low thyroid function.
Hypothyroidism or Low Metabolism
Indications for treatment, complications, and conditions caused by the disease.
The Merck Manual - Hypothyroidism
A look at myxedema including signs, symptoms, diagnosis, laboratory evaluation, and treatment.
Treatment of Hypothyroidism
Covers the etiology, symptoms, diagnosis, replacement or intravenous therapy, and conditions that cause an increase in serum binding proteins. From American Family Physician.
WebMD - Hypothyroidism
Find an overview on the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of this disorder.
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