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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 Conditions

    They are mainly used to detect an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) and an overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism). Note : The information below is a general guide only. , thyrotoxic...

    Thyroid Function Tests Professional

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

    Tiredness (Fatigue) Conditions

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

    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 ...

    Newborn Bloodspot Test (Heel Prick Test) Conditions

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

    Bradycardia Conditions

    Underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism). Medications: some medicines can cause bradycardia - for example, beta-blockers or digoxin.

    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...

    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...

    Newborn Baby Screening Tests 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...


    Oedema (Swelling) Conditions

    These include chronic urticaria , systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) , or an having underactive thyroid gland (thyroiditis, hypothyroidism) . In some cases there are known triggers that ca...

    Overactive Thyroid Gland (Hyperthyroidism) Conditions

    See the separate leaflet called Underactive Thyroid Gland (Hypothyroidism) for more information . Thyrotoxicosis is a term that may be used by doctors instead of hyperthyroidism.

    Macrocytosis and Macrocytic Anaemia Conditions

    Severe underactivity of the thyroid gland ( hypothyroidism ). An increase in the number of immature red blood cells called reticulocytes (reticulocytosis).

    Hyperlipidaemia Conditions

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

    Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands Conditions

    Underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) . Further more detailed information available free online The Ductless Glands From Gray's Anatomy Online Web:

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