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Hypothyroidism / Myxoedema

Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the body lacks sufficient thyroid hormone called thyroxine. In its most profound form, severe hypothyroidism may lead to a life-threatening coma (myxoedema coma).The condition is more common in women than in men, and its incidence increases with age.

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Targeted Thyroid Screening in Assessment of Youth with Psychiatric Disorders
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Low-risk Thyroid Cancer Patients Receive More Treatment
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Treating Adults With Mild Thyroid Problems: Fresh Insights
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Thyroid Surgery: Highly Experienced Clinical Team Gives Better outcomes
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Therapeutic Alpha-rays to Treat Refractory Thyroid Cancer
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Can Drugs Affect Thyroid Function?
Some medications affect the normal function of thyroid gland leading to thyroid function disorders in the form of hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism. Read Patient Information Leaflet of medications to be aware of such effects and conduct regular monitoring of thyroid function to avoid complications.. Read More
Goitre (Thyroid Swelling) - Types, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention
Goitre is an enlargement of the thyroid gland. Autoimmune diseases, hereditary factors, iodine deficiency cause goitre... Read More
Screening Tests for Thyroid Dysfunction
High or low thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) level is indicative of a dysfunctional thyroid... Read More
Postpartum Thyroiditis - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Postpartum thyroiditis is an autoimmune thyroid disorder where the levels of thyroid hormone are abnormal within a year following childbirth... Read More
Hypothyroidism - Causes - Symptoms - Diagnosis - Treatment - FAQs
Symptoms of hypothyroidism are often general, unspecific changes in the body. Lethargy, weight gain, stiffness and cramping of muscles are some of the symptoms of hypothyroidism... Read More
Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis - Risk Factors, Types, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Complications
Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is an autoimmune disorder of the thyroid causing hypothyroidism. Synthetic hormone levothyroxine is an effective lifelong oral drug... Read More
Galactorrhea - Milky Nipple Discharge (or) Lactation In The Absence of Pregnancy
Galactorrhea is the spontaneous breast milk production in a woman who is not pregnant or nursing a child. Around ninety percent of women with high levels of the hormone prolactin suffer from galactorrhea... Read More
Constipation - Symptom Evaluation
Constipation can occur due to a number of factors from faulty bowel habits, digestive tract problems, and generalized muscle conditions and systemic diseases... Read More
Congenital Hypothyroidism | Cretinism - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment
Congenital hypothyroidism is deficient thyroid hormone in newborns. It is critical for normal development. T3, T4 and TSH levels should be measured in all newborns... Read More



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