• Question: what is hypothyroidism?

    Asked by navas to Priscilla on 2 Oct 2014.
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      Priscilla Ngotho answered on 2 Oct 2014:

      Hi navas

      Let’s break this name up hypo = low, thyroid = a gland ism = doing something or functioning. So simply hypothyroidism = low functioning of the thyroid gland. thyroid gland produces thyroid therefore hypothyroidism leads to low thyroid levels in the body.