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Table 3 Signs and Symptoms of Hypothyroidism

From: The biopsychosocial model and hypothyroidism

System Symptoms
Central Nervous System Depression, fatigue, lethargy, forgetfulness, decreased concentration, memory deficit, slow thinking, cold intolerance, nerve entrapment syndromes, decreased sweating, ataxia
Musculoskeletal Muscular weakness, cramps, myalgia, arthralgia, and delayed relaxation phase of reflexes
Cardiovascular Bradycardia, diastolic hypertension, increased serum cholesterol, raised triglycerides, raised low-density lipoproteins, ascites, hyperhomocysteinaemia
Gastrointestinal Constipation
EENT Puffy eyes, enlarged tongue, hearing impairment, goitre, hoarseness of voice, dysphagia, sore throat
Genito-Urinary Infertility, menstrual irregularities, heavy bleeding, impotence, galactorrhea, hyperprolactinemia
General Weight gain, dry and coarse skin, brittle hair and nails
Radiological Pericardial and pleural effusions, pituitary gland enlargement