Hypothyroidism in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Hypothyroidism

a condition in which the thyroid gland doesn't produce enough of certain important hormones

Examples of Hypothyroidism in a sentence

A diagnosis of hypothyroidism was given to the patient when bloodwork showed her thyroid gland was not producing adequate amounts of hormones.  🔊

The leading cause of thyroid cancer, hypothyroidism causes body functions to slow down.  🔊

Calorie consumption and oxygen usage are both effected when hypothyroidism slows the production of thyroid hormones.  🔊

Because she has hypothyroidism, a lack of hormones causes the woman to be both overweight and depressed.  🔊

A lack of important hormones with hypothyroidism means important brain functions will be lacking.  🔊

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