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Hypothyroidism is a condition in which an individual does not produce adequate thyroid hormone.
Hypothyroidism often goes undiagnosed. If not treated appropriately, it can lead to mental health changes, heart problems, kidney disease, thyroid enlargement, and infertility.
After diagnosed through a thyroid blood test, your provider will start you on a medication to treat the condition. Treatment consists of thyroid hormone replacement.
Symptoms include fatigue, headache, low libido, cold intolerance, constipation, weight gain, cholesterol increase, dry skin or hair, puffy face, muscle aches, menstrual irregularities, hair changes.
There are various factors that can lead to hypothyroidism such as thyroid surgery, autoimmune diseases, environmental toxins, radiation therapy, and certain medications. Some people develop hypothyroidism with increasing age.
Call and speak to one of our pharmacists about a natural thyroid replacement.
Although commercially available products are often used for the treatment of hypothyroidism, some patients desire hypoallergenic excipients or are need of a specific strength or ratio.