Why are our hypothyroid patients unhappy? Is tissue hypothyroidism the answer?

Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2011;15(6):95-98 DOI 10.4103/2230-8210.83333

 

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Journal Title: Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism

ISSN: 2230-8210 (Print); 2230-9500 (Online)

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications

Society/Institution: Endocrine Society of India

LCC Subject Category: Medicine: Internal medicine: Specialties of internal medicine: Diseases of the endocrine glands. Clinical endocrinology | Medicine: Internal medicine: Specialties of internal medicine: Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology

Country of publisher: India

Language of fulltext: English

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AUTHORS

Sanjay Kalra
Sachin Kumar Khandelwal

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Double blind peer review

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Time From Submission to Publication: 17 weeks

 

Abstract | Full Text

A large number of hypothyroid patients, receiving adequate doses of thyroxine supplementation, continue to complain of dissatisfaction and varied symptoms. This review discuses the concept of tissue hypothyroidism and suggests methods of measuring it, while calling for improvements in the medical management of hypothyroidism.