What are the symptoms of hypothyroidism?

Updated: Mar 03, 2021
  • Author: Philip R Orlander, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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The following are symptoms of hypothyroidism:

  • Fatigue, loss of energy, lethargy

  • Weight gain

  • Decreased appetite

  • Cold intolerance

  • Dry skin

  • Hair loss

  • Sleepiness

  • Muscle pain, joint pain, weakness in the extremities

  • Depression

  • Emotional lability, mental impairment

  • Forgetfulness, impaired memory, inability to concentrate

  • Constipation

  • Menstrual disturbances, impaired fertility

  • Decreased perspiration

  • Paresthesias, nerve entrapment syndromes

  • Blurred vision

  • Decreased hearing

  • Fullness in the throat, hoarseness

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