hypothyroidism hypothyroidism

Definition(s):

  • (n) an underactive thyroid gland; a glandular disorder resulting from insufficient production of thyroid hormones

Usage(s):

  1. I am very overweight, stressed, have high blood pressure, hypothyroidism, and sleep apnea.
  2. If you have hypothyroidism, a drug called thyroxine can boost your hormone levels.
  3. In recent years, hypothyroidism and urinary problems plagued him, and he sought psychiatric help for depression.

News

  • IPE Kicks Off Phase-2 Clinical Trial for New Hypothyroid Drug

    Intellectual Property Executives (IPE) announced today that it is now recruiting participants for the second phase of clinical trials for its new T3 drug to treat hypothyroidism, BCT303. BCT303 successfully completed Phase-1 in August 2012 at Georgetown University Hospital. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10819361.htm
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  • Oprah, who also discussed the issue on her Tuesday show, said that, then, the pendulum swung the other way, and she suffered from "hypothyroidism, which slowed down my metabolism."
    on Oct 18, 2007 By: Oprah Winfrey Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

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