The thyroid gland is situated in the neck and it makes thyroid hormone. In hypothyroidism the thyroid gland is underactive and makes lesser hormone than the requirement of the body.
Patients suffering from hypothyroidism may suffer from weight gain, feeling sluggish, menstrual irregularity, hair fall, constipation and inability to tolerate cold temperature.
Treatment for hypothyroidism consists of taking an oral thyroid replacement. Thyroid function tests have to be monitored regularly to adjust treatment.
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