Hypothyroidism, or not enough thyroid hormone in the blood, causes the body’s cells to slow down their rate of metabolism. It causes exhaustion, weight gain, depression, and in severe cases severe fluid retention in the body’s tissues, a condition called myxedema that may result in a coma or death.

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New York Head and Neck Institute

The New York Head and Neck Institute provides seamless, integrated care for people with diseases, disorders and tumors of the head and neck.