You do not need to suffer the effects of hypothyroidism. It only takes 2 simple steps to help your thyroid work well again if you have been having any trouble with your mighty thyroid.
1. It’s easy to get tested
- Just visit any clinic, hospital or screening laboratory for a simple and inexpensive blood test. The sooner you are diagnosed, the sooner you will be able to receive treatment.
2. Treatment is simple
- Your doctor may prescribe thyroxine. Taken orally, it is a synthetic version of your thyroid hormone. Thyroxine is often regarded as the standard treatment to enable people with hypothyroidism to lead normal lives.
Melmed S, Polonsky KS, Larsen PR, Kronenberg HM. William’s Textbook of Endocrinology. 12th ed. USA: Elsevier Saunders; 2011.