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.