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    Hypothyroidism Professional

    Hypothyroidism, In areas where iodine deficiency is not a problem, autoimmune and iatrogenic hypothyroidism are more commonly the cause. Adult hypothyroidism ...

    Underactive Thyroid Gland (Hypothyroidism) Conditions

    Underactive Thyroid Gland (Hypothyroidism), If you have an underactive thyroid gland, the condition is called hypothyroidism. In hypothyroidism, there is a reduced level of...

    Subclinical Hypothyroidism Professional

    Subclinical Hypothyroidism, Subclinical hypothyroidism, also referred to as mild thyroid failure, is diagnosed when peripheral thyroid hormone levels are within the normal range, b...

    Childhood and Congenital Hypothyroidism Professional

    Childhood and Congenital Hypothyroidism, This is thought to represent primary hypothyroidism rather than CH. Children with untreated primary hypothyroidism do not experience...

    Iodine Deficiency Conditions

    Iodine deficiency can lead to swelling of the thyroid gland (goitre) and to an underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism) . In hypothyroidism, there is a reduced level of thyroid ...

    Thyroid Disease In Pregnancy Professional

    This is optimally started 3 months before conception.  Hypothyroidism Epidemiology Hypothyroidism (including subclinical hypothyroidism) ...

    Thyroid Function Tests Professional

    [ 1 ] See also separate articles: Hyperthyroidism , Hyperthyroidism in Pregnancy , Thyroid Disease and Surgery , Hypothyroidism and Childhood and Congenital Hypothyroidism . ...

    Thyroid Function Tests Conditions

    They are mainly used to detect an underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism) and an overactive thyroid gland (hyperthyroidism). Lots of basic information about the thyroid gland can be fo...

    Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Professional

    TSH levels; this is a sensitive test of thyroid function. [ 8 ] Levels are usually raised in hypothyroidism due to Hashimoto's thyroiditis (but also in primary hypothyroidism of ...

    Bradycardia Conditions

    Underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism) . Medications - eg,  beta-blockers or digoxin. How is it diagnosed?

    Tiredness (Fatigue) Conditions

    An underactive thyroid gland ( hypothyroidism ). Diabetes . Heart failure . Chest illnesses (including asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ).

    Myxoedema Coma Professional

    Pathophysiology Myxoedema coma can be regarded as a form of decompensated hypothyroidism in which the adaptations of the body to untreated hypothyroidism fail to maintain homoeost...

    Hyperlipidaemia Conditions

    Other causes include: An underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) . Obstructive jaundice . Cushing's syndrome . Anorexia nervosa . Nephrotic syndrome .

    Newborn Bloodspot Test (Heel Prick Test) Conditions

    Congenital hypothyroidism - this is a rare condition which can lead to impaired growth and mental development.

    Treating Newborn Health Problems Conditions

    Treatments include medicines, early antibiotics for infections, physiotherapy and special diets. Hypothyroidism : babies with this condition do not produce enough of the thyroxine hormone...

    Goitre (Thyroid Swelling) Conditions

    You may make too much thyroid hormone (hyperthyroidism, or overactive thyroid) or too little (hypothyroidism, or underactive thyroid). This can be shown with a simple blood test of your thyro...

    Alström's Syndrome Professional

    Alström's syndrome may also be associated with: [ 5 ] Hypothyroidism . Liver dysfunction . Metabolic abnormalities, including hyperuricaemia and elevated serum trigly...

    Swollen Legs Professional

    Medication - eg, calcium antagonists, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Hypothyroidism . Hereditary angioneurotic oedema. Obstructive sleep apnoea . Idiopathic conditions.

    Galactorrhoea Professional

    Hence, acquired hypothyroidism may be associated with elevated PRL. Serotonin may also be involved in PRL release.

    Loss of Appetite Conditions

    Underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism) . Disruption to the senses. Enjoyment of eating is enhanced by seeing the food, smelling it and tasting it.

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