All Hypothyroidism Articles

Causes of Hypothyroidism
Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is the most common cause
The most common cause of hypothyroidism is Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. But this isn’t the sole cause of hypothyroidism. This article gives an explanation of each of the possible causes of hypothyroidism.
Hypothyroidism Diagnosis
Tests that Detect Thyroid Dysfunction
There are a variety of tests that diagnose hypothyroidism. TSH screenings are the first line of testing, but they are not the sole factor in diagnosing the disorder. T4 testing may also be necessary to determining if you are hypothyroid.
Hypothyroidism Glossary
Terms to know about the most common thyroid disorder
This article includes important terms and definitions associated with hypothyroidism to help you better understand the disorder.
Hypothyroidism FAQ
Answers to your most common questions
Get quick answers to the most common questions about hypothyroidism. Includes links to in-depth articles so that you can get more information.
Hypothyroidism Facts & Tips
Quick list of facts and tips about hypothyroidism. Fast resource for you as you learn about and live with the disorder.
Hypothyroidism: Overview, Causes, and Symptoms
Understanding the symptoms, causes, and concerns that come with a diagnosis of hypothyroidism.
Hypothyroidism, or underactive thyroid, is when the thyroid slows production of hormones needed for metabolism and energy. Learn about symptoms and causes of hypothyroidism.
Hypothyroidism: Overview, Causes, and Symptoms
Learn more about the what it means to have hypothyroidism and to recognize the signs before you are diagnosed.
Specifics on thyroid blood tests and what they mean. Medications to treat hypothyroidism. What to do when your hormone levels aren't quite normal.