AKA: Underactive Thyroid
What are the symptoms?
- Weight Gain
- Dry Skin
- Sensitivity to cold temperatures
- Brittle Nails
- Enlarged Thyroid
- Slow Heat Rate
- High Cholesterol
Person with Hypothyroidism
Fun Facts/Warnings/Terrifying Facts
- Women are more susceptible to any problems with the Thyroid than men
- Because this will increase your cholesterol it also makes you more susceptible to heart disease, cancer, general unhealthiness, etc.
- This is a common disease
Hypothyroidism (Underactive Thyroid) : Symptoms of Hypothyroidism, Treatment and Diet Plan
How is it Treated?
There is a synthetic thyroid hormone that they give to you called T4 it can take months to get the proper amount for the person. This eliminates the need for a functioning thyroid resulting in a healthy normal person.