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241 Possible Causes for Hypothyroidism if Untreated

  • Hypothyroidism

    ‘Mental retardation may result if hypothyroidism goes untreated in the first few years of life.’[oxforddictionaries.com] A life-threatening condition called myxedema coma can develop if severe hypothyroidism is left untreated.[hormone.org] Untreated hypothyroidism can contribute to hypertension, dyslipidemia, infertility, cognitive impairment, and neuromuscular dysfunction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Anemia

    Infertility and Pregnancy Problems Besides the fact that untreated hypothyroidism can lead to menstrual irregularities, which can lead to infertility, research suggests that[verywell.com] , especially when untreated or uncontrolled.[verywell.com] Goiter Some people with hypothyroidism experience thyroid enlargement known as a goiter.[verywell.com]

  • Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

    , untreated HT patients, 10 hypothyroid patients undergoing hormone replacement therapy, 12 euthyroid HT subjects, and 11 healthy controls by the qRT-PCR.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , untreated HT; L-thyroxine (T4)-treated HT, and spontaneously euthyroid HT) using real-time quantitative PCR.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] No difference was observed between hypothyroid/untreated, spontaneously euthyroid and LT4-treated HT patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Myxedema Coma

    […] hyroid dysfunction is common in Down's syndrome, most common being hypothyroidism. Longstanding, untreated hypothyroidism can lead to myxedema coma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A life-threatening condition that occurs when hypothyroidism is untreated or when a stressor such as infection affects an individual with hypothyroidism Significantly decreased[quizlet.com] Mild to moderate hypometabolism, lethargy, and sleepiness secondary to untreated hypothyroidism is not myxedema coma and should not be treated as such.[jamanetwork.com]

  • Pregnancy

    Because thyroid hormones are so important to your baby’s brain and nervous system development, untreated hypothyroidism—especially during the first trimester—can cause low[niddk.nih.gov] Untreated hypothyroidism during pregnancy can lead to preeclampsia—a dangerous rise in blood pressure in late pregnancy anemia miscarriage low birthweight stillbirth congestive[niddk.nih.gov] How can hypothyroidism affect me and my baby?[niddk.nih.gov]

  • Hyponatremia

    Untreated Hyponatremia could lead to life threatening emergencies including Cerebral oedema, brain damage and coma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hyponatremia as a side effect of antidepressant therapy is more commonly seen in old age, chronic Kidney disease and Hypothyroidism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Orthostatic Hypotension

    “The adrenals can fail to function properly with low thyroid levels, so untreated or undertreated hypothyroidism can result in orthostasis.”[scarysymptoms.com]

  • Osteoporosis

    […] hyperthyroidism Prolonged over-treated hypothyroidism Other illnesses such as rheumatoid arthritis, coeliac disease, and primary hyperparathyroidism What is the link between[btf-thyroid.org] Endocrine disorders that can induce bone loss include Cushing's syndrome, hyperparathyroidism, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, diabetes mellitus type 1 and 2, acromegaly,[en.wikipedia.org] […] trauma fracture Early menopause Previous steroid therapy Anorexia nervosa Low body weight Poor diet Smoking Excessive alcohol intake Lack of exercise or mobility Prolonged untreated[btf-thyroid.org]

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    […] patients with PCOS, regardless of whether these individuals received levothyroxine or were untreated. [69] Ascertain that kidney and liver function are normal and that the[emedicine.medscape.com] […] response to metformin. [4] An Italian study of 33 patients with PCOS demonstrated that metformin affected thyroid hormone by lowering thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) in hypothyroid[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Myxedema

    […] whole picture of untreated hypothyroidism at very end stage the patients enter into myxedema comma with eventual death due to the sever symptoms of hypothyroidism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] due to severely low thyroid hormones (untreated or undiagnosed hypothyroidism).[registerednursern.com] People whose hypothyroidism remains undiagnosed and untreated may eventually develop myxedema.[yourdictionary.com]

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