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UAUnited Artists
UAUnited Airlines
UAUniversidad de Alicante (Spain)
UAUser Agent (web browser)
UAUniversity of Arizona
UAUniversity of Alabama
UAUkraine (ISO Country Identifier)
UAUniversity of Akron (Ohio)
UAUser Assistance
UAUnder Armour (stock symbol)
UAUniversity of Alaska
UAUnified Architecture (open connectivity)
UAUnited Arrows (Japan)
UAUniversity of Arkansas
UARoutine (pilot report message type)
UAUniversidade de Aveiro (Portugal)
UAUser Agreement
UAUnavailable
UAUrinalysis
UAUrban Area
UAUniversity Archives
UAUser Account
UAUniversity of Aveiro (Portugal)
UAUpper Air
UAUniversity of Antwerp
UAUnd Andere (German: and others)
UAUpper Arlington (Ohio)
UAUnter Anderem (German: Among Other Things)
UAUser Authentication
UAUnmanned Aircraft
UAUnattended
UAUnder Age
UAUnarmed (gaming)
UAUniversiteit Antwerpen (Dutch: University of Antwerp; Belgium)
UAUser Acquisition
UAUniversity of Alberta
UAUnstable Angina
UAUser Application (software)
UAUniversity at Albany (SUNY)
UAUnique Advantage (staffing)
UAUrine Analysis
UAUpper Arm
UAUnfair Advantage (CSI Data)
UAUnit Area
UAUnitary Authority (local government area, UK)
UAUniversity of Aberdeen (UK)
UAUser Area
UAUnauthorized Absence (Article 86 UCMJ)
UAUnaddressed
UAUnderactive
UAUser Activity
UAUnit of Action (US Army)
UAUnit of Action
UAUnintended Acceleration (automobiles)
UAUmbilical Artery
UAUnique Address
UAUnarmored (gaming)
UAMicroampere (electronics)
UAUto-Aztecan (language)
UAUniform Act (Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisitions Policies Act of 1970, as amended)
UAUnits of Account (banking)
UAUnderground Atlanta
UAUnique Applications
UAUterine Activity
UAUniform Allowance
UAUniversal Assessment
UAUnited Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada (Union)
UAUniversité d'Angers (French: University of Angers)
UAUnit Administrator (military term)
UAUnnumbered Acknowledge (telecommunications)
UAUnnumbered Acknowledgment
UAUniversité d'Avignon (French: University of Avignon)
UAUrban Animal
UAUser Agency
UAUltimate Adventures
UAUniversity of the Arctic
UAUnit Administration
UAUpdate Analysis
UAUniversal Adversary
UAUniversal Architecture
UAUniversidade da Amazônia (Brasil)
UAUnbelievably Amazing
UAUtility Accrual
UAUnbalanced Asynchronous
UAUnequal Angle (mechanical material engineering)
UAUracil-Adenine (RNA base pairing)
UAUltimate Adversaries (D20 Star Wars Roleplaying sourcebook)
UAUrauffuhrung (German: World Premiere)
UAUnmarried America
UAÚltimos Adictos (Guatemala rock group)
UAUnable to Approve Arrival for the Time Specified
UAHarley-Davidson World War II 74 cubic inch V-twin military motorcycle model
UAUnnecessary Acronym
UAUniversity of California Audits
UAUnderwriters Accepted
UAUlkomaankaupan Agenttiliitto (Suomeksi) (Finnish Foreign Trade Agents' Federation, aka: FFTAF)
UAUniversal Anesthesia
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It decreases the secretion of hormones from the thyroid gland, which results in underactive thyroid.
Currently, there is no way of preventing an underactive thyroid as most cases are usually caused by the immune system attacking the thyroid gland whilst destroying it.
Cases of hypothyroidism( underactive thyroid) are more common than hyperthyroidism ( overactive thyroid).
In some cases, "it's debatable whether the thyroid is underactive or whether it's an adjustment of hormone economy," Garber said.
Of those who got tested, a higher-than-expected number - 15 percent - had an underactive thyroid.
Type What it does Symptoms include: Underactive thyroid Decreases Lethargy, weight gain, (hypothyroidism) the body's sluggish bowel metabolic movements, rate sensitivity to cold Overactive thyroid Increases the Weight loss, increased (hyperthyroidism) body's appetite, excessive metabolic rate perspiration, more frequent bowel movements, anxiety, difficulty sleeping, heart palpitations.
Having an underactive thyroid means the gland in the neck doesn't make enough of the hormone thyroxine.
4] called levothyroxine (Synthroid, Levoxyl) when the gland is underactive or removed because of thyroid cancer or Graves' disease, the most common cause of hyperthyroidism in the United States.
For example, if the thyroid is underactive because the hypothalamus is suppressed (as is common in fibromyalgia and/or chronic pain), the TSH test, which is the most often used to evaluate thyroid function, may appear to be normal or even suggest an overactive thyroid.
This is the first study, however, to find a negative effect on heart function when the thyroid was only mildly underactive.
A joint US-Israeli research project has discovered that the drug L-thyroxin, most commonly used for the treatment of an underactive thyroid, can halve the risk of colorectal cancer (CRC).