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Subclinical hypothyroidism

Nov 11th 2013 at 6:40 AM

* Skin yellow or orange.
* Change in menstruation, especially with increased bleeding
* Emergence or worsening depression.
* Increased cholesterol levels.
* Decreased appetite.
* Weight gain (for water retention and not increased fat) or difficulty losing it.
* Hoarse voice.
* Increase the size of the tongue.
CLASSIC or sub?
"Today, with rarely serve it all together," It's the classic hypothyroidism, or manifesto.
Usually the diagnosis is made early on, and the patient presents only some of the above symptoms, which, incidentally, are common to different conditions such as anemia, depression, stress and menopause.
Already subclinical hypothyroidism is usually a laboratory finding. Societies of gynecology and endocrinology TSH advocate for women after age 40, doctors request it and the result is between 4.5 to 10 / liter.
Or the person referred tiredness that cannot explain it, the doctor asks the test and the result is also in that range.
The TSH, worth remembering, is the test to see how the thyroid is functioning. It is normal to have 0.3 to 4.5 mill units TSH per liter of blood. Above 10, it is hypothyroidism.

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