"Hypothyroidism means your thyroid is not making enough thyroid hormone. Having a low level of thyroid hormone affects your whole body. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about hypothyroidism, what it looks like, how to treat it, and much more. "
Hypothyroidism (Underactive Thyroid)
WebMD looks at the symptoms, causes, and treatment of hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid).
How Hypothyroidism Is Treated
Learn the treatment options for hypothyroidism, such as synthetic thyroid medication.
What's Causing My Low Thyroid Level?
The causes of hypothyroidism (low thyroid level), including Hashimoto's disease and some treatments for hyperthyroidism (high thyroid level).
Symptoms of Hypothyroidism
WebMD explains the symptoms of hypothyroidism (low thyroid level), including fatigue and weight gain.
Better Sleep, Less Stress With Hypothyroidism
Life with hypothyroidism gets much easier if you get good sleep and manage stress, but how do you do those?
What Hypothyroidism Can Do to Your Body
Untreated hypothyroidism can cause problems throughout your body. Learn what can happen and how to prevent it.
Do Natural Treatments Work for Hypothyroidism?
Will alternative treatments for hypothyroidism work for you? Get the answers you’re looking for.
Tips to Manage Hypothyroidism
Top ways to control the most common thyroid disorder.