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Can You Tell If You Have Hypothyroidism by Looking at Your Hands? Topic Guide

Can You Tell If You Have Hypothyroidism by Looking at Your Hands? Can You Tell If You Have Hypothyroidism by Looking at Your Hands?: An underactive thyroid is called hypothyroidism. Some signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism include vertical white ridges on the nails, brittle nails, slow nail growth, dry skin, hair loss, and weight gain. Thyroid hormone replacement therapy is the treatment for hypothyroidism.

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Can You Tell If You Have Hypothyroidism by Looking at Your Hands? Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

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liothyronine Liothyronine

Liothyronine is a man-made form of a hormone that is normally produced by your thyroid gland to regulate the body's energy and metabolism. Liothyronine is gi...learn more »

levothyroxine Levothyroxine

Levothyroxine is used to treat hypothyroidism (low thyroid hormone). Levothyroxine is given when your thyroid does not produce enough of this hormone on its...learn more »