Low thyroid hormone levels can develop in adult males with symptoms including hair loss, fatigue, dry skin, weight gain, constipation, and lowered cold tolerance. An under active thyroid is referred as hypothyroidism. About 1 in 7 adults have either an over active or an under active thyroid.

Symptoms of Low-Thyroid Levels

  • Decreased energy production and metabolism in all
         cells of the body
  • Decreased bone quality and increase in fractures
  • Elevated cholesterol
  • Impaired phase II detoxification
  • Anemia
  • Decreased stomach acid production
  • Constipation, intestinal dysbiosis, malabsorption
  • Intestinal inflammation
  • Blood sugar imbalances
  • Gallstone formation
  • Vascular and arterial plaquing
  • Neurodegeneration, cognitive problems, depression
  • Weight gain
  • Hair loss
  • Dry skin
  • Cold hands and feet
  • Infertility and reproductive dysfunction
  • Weakened immune system

Treatment of low thyroid levels are:

Hypothyroidism is treated with synthetic thyroxine, identical to the hormone made by the thyroid. Exact dosage depends on the patient’s age and weight, severity of the hypothyroidism, the presence of other health problems, and whether other drugs are being taken that might interfere with how well the body uses thyroid hormone.

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