Hypothyroidism is characterized by an insufficient level of the thyroid hormone in the patient’s body. It is also known as suffering from underactive thyroid. Patients with hypothyroidism are often suffering from weight gain, dry skin, constipation, intolerance to the cold, mental fatigue, tiredness, slow heart beat, hair loss, and memory loss. Hypothyroidism may be treated with the usage of a thyroid hormone substitute, vitamin and nutritional supplements, yoga, herbal remedies, the Hindu traditional medicine, Ayurveda, and Homoeopathy.
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