All Hypothyroidism Articles

Thyroid Disorders and Coronavirus
How to prepare for COVID-19 with a thyroid condition
Thyroid Disorders and Coronavirus: What you should know
What are T3, T4, and TSH?
Understanding your thyroid test results
It’s important to have a basic understanding of how the thyroid gland works and the hormones it produces.
Myxedema Coma and Hypothyroidism
What you should know
Myxedema coma is a rare and potentially fatal complication of hypothyroidism.
Maintaining Your Weight During Quarantine
Eating well, managing your stress levels, and getting in a good home workout is key — especially if you’re living with an endocrine disorder
Eating well, managing your stress levels, and getting in a good home workout is key — especially if you’re living with an endocrine disorder
What is the Best Diet for Hypothyroidism?
Thyroid diet dos and don'ts, according to the experts
The best foods to eat for hypothyroidism, according to the experts and the latest studies.
Subclinical Hypothyroidism—What Is It? and Could It Affect Fertility?
Thyroid hormones have a direct effect on all aspects of reproduction so being hypothyroid may be linked to infertility but this interrelationship remains uncertain.
Women who have infertility may also have subclinical hypothyroidism. It's unclear whether this condition affects infertility but lower thyroid hormone levels should be addressed to improve pregnancy outcomes.
Replacing T3 During Severe Stress or Illness—Necessary or Not?
The issue of supplementing for a low thyroid hormone level during acute illness or severe stress has been debated among endocrine experts but now appears unnecessary given the most recent analysis of the research.
Tired? Always Cold? Think it’s hypothyroidism? Think again
To address the uncertainty regarding treatment subclinical hypothyroidism, results of a pair of studies debunk any advantages to taking thyroid replacement therapy unless and until thyroid function worsens, unless you are pregnant.
Levothyroxine—Is Morning Still the Best Time to Take It?
If you have hypothyroid, the timing of your levothyroxine will make all the difference between good absorption and not getting the full dosage.
Treatment with levothyroxine for people with hypothyroid must be timed to avoid milk.
5 Things to Do If Your Thyroid Hormone Medication Isn't Working
If you're still feeling depressed, tired and the scale won't budge, you'd be surprised how these small tweaks can get your TSH levels normalized.
Hypothyroid and feel like your levothyroxine isn't helping your fatigue, depression or weight gain? Here are 5 tips that could be just what you needed to start feeling--and looking--better fast.
What You Need to Know About Hypothyroidism Extract Medications
Lots of hype, plenty of unanswered questions surround these prescription drugs for hypothyroidism
Treating hypothyroidism with thyroid extract medications made from dried and powdered pig thyroid glands, including Armour, NP Thyroid, Nature-Thyroid and WP Thyroid are making a comeback. But are they safe? Here's what you need to know before using.
3 Reasons You May NOT Need Thyroid Hormone
Fatigued? Gaining weight? Feeling depressed? Low thyroid? Get the facts before you take a drug you may not need.
Treating your subclinical hypothyroidism with levothyroxine might not be doing you any good. Don't make these medication mistakes.
6 Thyroid Medication Mistakes You Don't Want to Make
Plus, how to get the absolute most out of your thyroid meds
Thyroids meds not working? These 6 common medication mistakes can really mess with your thyroid medication.
5 Surprising Facts about “Low Thyroid” in Children and Teens
What parents should know about hypothyroidism
More kids and teens than ever seem to have hypothyroidism – a damaged or sluggish thyroid gland that doesn’t produce enough thyroid hormone – says pediatric endocrinologist Andrew J. Bauer, MD, medical director of The Thyroid Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Hypothyroidism in Children
Hypothyroidism is the most common kind of thyroid disorder in children. It occurs when the thyroid gland is underactive and doesn’t produce enough thyroid hormone to meet the body’s needs.
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