It is possible that the main title of the report Hypothyroidism is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.
Reduces the risk of complications from having too little
thyroid hormone in the blood, including a high level of fats and cholesterol in
People who take thyroid hormones need to have their blood checked
regularly to make sure that they are taking the correct dose of replacement
hormone. Children, pregnant women, and older adults may need to have their
blood levels checked more often than other people.
For more information about thyroid hormone replacement and
hypothyroidism, see the topic Hypothyroidism.