Asked in Thyroid
What is the medical term meaning underactive thyroid?
Hypothyroidism is underactive thyroid. increase - hyperthyroidism decrease - hypothyroidism Hypothyroidism for adults and cretinism for very young children Hypothyroidism is the name for an underactive thyroid. Hyperthyroidism is an overactive thyroid condition. Hypothyroidism ...
If your baby has hypothyroidism will he be mentally retarded?
Hypothyroidism does not cause mental "retardation". MR is caused by genetics usually. Hypothyroidism is treatable. ...
Asked in Dieting and Weight Loss
On weekly average how much weight can you lose using a hypothyroidism diet?
Hypothyroidism is a medical condition and not a diet. Hypothyroidism prevents people from losing weight. Therefore on average people do not lose weight if they have hypothyroidism. ...
What is the difference between hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism?
the difference between hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism is: Hyperthyroidism is the over secretion of Thyroxine while Hypothyroidism is the under secretion of Thyroxine. ...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases, Hypothyroidism
Do you get a rash from hypothyroidism?
If someone is diagnosed with hypothyroidism, it means their thyroid does not produce enough hormones or that they do not have a thyroid at all. A rash is not one of the symptoms someone gets when having hypothyroidism. ...
Deficiency of which mineral causes dwarfism and hypothyroidism?
Dwarfism is zinc deficiency. hypothyroidism is iodine deficiency.
Does hypothyroidism increase abdominal distensions?
Yes. I have hypothyroidism and i look 9 mos pregnant now! :(