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Hypothyroidism Topic Guide

Hypothyroidism Hypothyroidism:

Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone. Causes of hypothyroidism include:

  • Hashimotot's thyroiditis,
  • subacute thyroiditis,
  • previous thyroid therapy,
  • drug-induced,
  • Pituitary or hypothalamic disease, and
  • iron deficiency.
Some common symptoms of hypothyroidism are:

Treatment of hypothyroidism is generally with medication.

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