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What happens if someone with really bad hypothyroidism never gets treated?

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine

In brief: Serious things!

Hypothyroidism can cause obesity, infertility, joint pain, depression, hair loss and heart disease and lots of other symptoms.
See http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hypothyroidism/basics/definition/con-20021179 and see http://www.endocrineweb.com/conditions/thyroid/hypothyroidism-too-little-thyroid-hormone It is often easy and cheap to treat. See a doc!

In brief: Serious things!

Hypothyroidism can cause obesity, infertility, joint pain, depression, hair loss and heart disease and lots of other symptoms.
See http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hypothyroidism/basics/definition/con-20021179 and see http://www.endocrineweb.com/conditions/thyroid/hypothyroidism-too-little-thyroid-hormone It is often easy and cheap to treat. See a doc!
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