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In rare cases, a very underactive thyroid can lead to a life-threatening condition called myxoedema, causing drowsiness, confusion and hypothermia.
"It decreases the secretion of hormones from the thyroid gland, which results in underactive thyroid." You're also at greater risk for underactive thyroid if you have a family history of the condition, have been treated for overactive thyroid, and/ or have had surgery and/or radiotherapy in the neck area.
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.
"Underactive thyroid is a particularly nasty thing to have and it can lead to other long-term health problems.
"If a patient suffers from an underactive thyroid, he or she is likely to experience excessive tiredness, unexplained weight gain, feeling cold, constipation, and increased sleep, puffiness under the eyes and aches and pains."
Common symptoms, similar to an underactive thyroid, are feeling tired, mood swings, weight gain, heart palpations, sweating and lighter periods.
A blood test confirmed hypothyroidismher thyroid gland was underactive, producing too little thyroid hormone.
For instance, "if you look at anorexics, their thyroid pattern can be confused with an underactive thyroid," Garber said in a phone interview.
Of those who got tested, a higher-than-expected number - 15 percent - had an underactive thyroid.
According to Harvard Health Publications, nearly 10 million Americans suffer from hypothyroidism, a condition in which the thyroid gland is underactive. In some people, hypothyroidism may be mistaken for depression.
For example, the drug amiodarone (Corderone, Pacerone), which is used to treat heart arrhythmias, can induce both an overactive and underactive thyroid, particularly in patients with existing thyroid problems.
While the hamstrings are very active in the normal running gait, my experience is that they are overactive in many runners with underactive pelvic stabilizers and hip extensors.