Without the gland I'll be counted as suffering from an underactive
thyroid for the rest of my life, but this is more easily controlled with thyroxin drugs.
JOHN Lazarus, an emeritus professor in clinical endocrinology, said: "An underactive
thyroid, which is in the neck, doesn't produce the hormone thyroxine, which is essential for the metabolism.
There is broad agreement that women with overt hypothyroidism - a seriously underactive
gland - should be treated, most likely given a once-a-day hormone pill long known to be safe in pregnancy.
CLOSE PALS Joanna with her Gavin and Stacey co-stars MEDICAL REGIME: Gavin and Stacey's Joanna Page takes medication to control an underactive
Our current thyroid testing will miss most patients with an underactive
Hypothyroidism: When your body's thyroid underproduces thyroid hormone, the gland is diagnosed as underactive
For each cancer, the team targeted four genes that become either overactive or underactive
in people with the disease.
Last month, I said you could contact Women's International Pharmacy to get a sustained release form of T3 for treating an underactive
In fairness to doctors, I must say that the patient is often at fault here, too, since so many women use an underactive
thyroid as an excuse for being out of shape mentally and physically.
Whatever the treatment used for Grave's disease, the thyroid will usually become underactive
, requiring oral thyroid medication.
Do you want to call a regulatory moratorium--which in common terms is a police holiday--in this underactive
and understaffed law-enforcement arena?
Measuring voided volume and post-voiding residual helps to differentiate between uninhibited bladder (urge incontinence) and an underactive