"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. "
Treatment for Goiter
Learn about the diagnosis and treatment options for goiter, an enlargement of the thyroid gland.
Treating Thyroid Problems
Learn more from WebMD about the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid problems.
Medical Causes of Obesity
WebMD explains various causes of obesity, including Cushing's syndrome and thyroid problems.
Thyroid Problems -- Symptoms, Causes, and Diagnosis
Learn more from WebMD about the causes of different types of thyroid problems.
Medical Conditions Doctors Miss
So you're sleepy a lot and maybe a little blue, and your blood pressure is on the high side. It could be stress, or these and other common symptoms could be signs of serious medical conditions that doctors sometimes overlook.
Why Aren't You Losing Weight?
Could a medical problem or medication be to blame?
Why Am I Always So Tired?
Learn about conditions that might cause you to feel sluggish during the day, such as anemia, thyroid trouble, sleep apnea, diabetes, heart disease, depression, and menopause.
Fatigued or Full Throttle: Is Your Thyroid to Blame?
Feeling all revved up, even at bedtime? Or maybe your throttle’s on idle with symptoms of depression, fatigue, and weight gain. In both cases, the root cause may be your thyroid.
Learn the pros and cons of various hypothyroidism treatments.
Thyroid: What Does It do?
Learn how to avoid problems related to your thyroid.
Video: How Your Thyroid Gland Works
This small, butterfly-shaped gland affects your body a lot more than you think. Where is it and what does it do?