Underactive Thyroid

  1. Exploring the impact of underactive thyroid on body weight

    Thyroid And Weight Management: Understanding The Connection

    A thyroid imbalance can have a cascading effect throughout your entire body. Your thyroid gland is a small butterfly shaped organ in your neck that is responsible for producing thyroid hormones that are released into the bloodstream. These hormones are responsible for several of your body’s functions including breathing, digestion, bone health, and body temperature.

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  2. Get the full prescribed information about underactive thyroid

    Can Underactive Thyroid be treated?

    Hypothyroidism is a condition where the thyroid gland isn’t producing enough thyroid hormones. It can take a while for the symptoms of hypothyroidism to become noticeable and they can often be attributed to other conditions like stress and ageing. You may not know you’re suffering from an underactive thyroid until the condition becomes more severe. At this point, the symptoms can seriously impact your quality of life. The symptoms of hypothyroidism will also depend on the severity of the condition.

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  3. Hypothyroidism: causes, symptoms, diet, treatment & medication

    What is hypothyroidism & how is it treated?

    Hypothyroidism is a common condition that is the result of an underactive thyroid. Your thyroid is a small gland in the front of your neck just below your larynx (voice box) that produces hormones your body needs to function properly. The thyroid is part of your endocrine system, the system that’s responsible for creating the hormones that control many of your body’s functions.

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  4. Underactive Thyroid? How You Know and What to do About it

    Underactive Thyroid? How You Know and What to do About it

    Key Takeaway
    It's better to know symptoms and causes behind common conditions like thyroid problems. The best way to prevent them is to make changes in your lifestyle and consult your doctor to understand how much at risk your body is for any type of thyroid disorders.


    Although medical science has advanced beyond conventional medications, any treatment that interferes with your natural body functions is likely to cause harmful side effects in the long run.

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  5. Don't miss these early symptoms of thyroid disorders

    Common Thyroid Problems: Identifying The Symptoms Early On

    Located in your neck in front of your windpipe is a small, butterfly-shaped gland called the thyroid. The thyroid is part of the endocrine system and takes iodine from the foods you eat to produce two hormones called triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4). T3 and T4 is carried by your bloodstream and reaches every cell within your body, affecting how your body functions. When you produce too much or you don’t produce enough of the hormones, your body will be affected in several ways.

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  6. What is the Life Expectancy of Someone with Underactive Thyroid?

    What is the Life Expectancy of Someone with Underactive Thyroid?

    If you or someone you love suffers from under active thyroid problems, you may be concerned about the long-term health impacts of the condition or whether their life expectancy will be cut short.

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  7. Why you should self-monitor when you are being treated for an underactive thyroid?

    Why you should self-monitor when you are being treated for an underactive thyroid?

    For years, people with an underactive thyroid have been prescribed Levothyroxine to balance their thyroid hormones. Levothyroxine is an incredibly effective medication when it comes to underactive thyroid treatment

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  8. Exploring how your thyroid affects your lifespan

    How Do Thyroid Levels Impact Life Expectancy?

    The thyroid gland is an endocrine gland located in the front of your neck. It is responsible for producing two hormones that the cells in your body need to function, thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3). When your thyroid produces normal amounts of these hormones, your cells and tissue function normally. However, if your thyroid level is too high or too low, you will feel the effects throughout your entire body.

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  9. How Long Do Levothyroxine Tablets Take to Work?

    How Long Do Levothyroxine Tablets Take to Work?

    Levothyroxine is a medication used to treat an underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism) by replacing the missing hormones the gland needs. The thyroid gland is a gland in the neck just in front of the windpipe and despite its small size, it is vital to the function of nearly every organ in the body.

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