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Hypothyroidism. By Adrian Lewis. What is Hypothyriodism ?. Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) is a condition in which your thyroid gland doesn't produce enough of certain important hormones and it gets bigger. The symptoms and affects.

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hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism

By Adrian Lewis

what is hypothyriodism
What is Hypothyriodism?
  • Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) is a condition in which your thyroid gland doesn't produce enough of certain important hormones and it gets bigger.
the symptoms and affects
The symptoms and affects
  • hypothyroidism can cause a number of health problems, such as obesity, joint pain, infertility, heart disease, and large neck swelling.
how does it happen
How does it happen?
  • Hypothyroidism is a level 3, this means that it is very dangerous.
  • One thing that causes hypothyroidism is Hashimoto’s disease
  • Hashimoto’s disease is a form of chronic inflammation of the thyroid gland.
  • It happens in multiple chromosomes
how do you treat it
How do you treat it?
  • Hypothyroidism can be easily treated using thyroid hormone medicine. The most effective and reliable thyroid replacement hormone is man-made (synthetic).
fun facts
Fun Facts
  • Women over 50 are particularly susceptible to developing hypothyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism—an underactive thyroid gland—is the most common thyroid disorder.
  • Synthetic thyroid supplements are the preferred treatment for hypothyroidism today.
citations
Citations
  • http://www.mayoclinic.com
  • http://www.medicinenet.com
  • http://learn.genetics.utah.edu
  • http://www.endocrine.niddk.nih.gov
  • http://www.webmd.com
  • http://www.endocrineweb.com