Importance: Subclinical hypothyroidism, defined as an elevated serum thyrotropin (often referred to as thyroid-stimulating hormone, or TSH) level with normal levels of free thyroxine (FT4) affects up to 10% of the adult population. Observations: Subclinical hypothyroidism is most often caused by autoimmune (Hashimoto) thyroiditis.. However, serum thyrotropin levels rise Cited by: Nov 16, · Subclinical hypothyroidism is a condition that develops when your thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) level is higher than normal. TSH is made in the brain and controls how much thyroid hormones are made. Thyroid hormones help control body temperature, heart rate, growth, and weight. Subclinical hypothyroidism can lead to hypothyroidism.
Apr 03, · Subclinical hypothyroidism is defined as an elevated serum thyrotropin level and a serum free thyroxine level within the reference range. 1 Between 8% and 18% of adults 65 years of age or older Cited by: Total of adult participants having a body mass index of more than 29kg/m2were observed to determine the frequency of subclinical hypothyroidism and results were twinkx.xyz distribution among patients was analyzed as; 44(%) patients were Cited by: 4.
Apr 03, · Subclinical hypothyroidism is a possible con- tributor to many problems in older persons. Mar 17, · To the Editor In the study by Dr Mooijaart and colleagues 1 of adults aged 80 years and older with subclinical hypothyroidism, treatment with levothyroxine vs placebo was not associated with improvement in symptoms. The lack of subjective benefit of therapy was not surprising because at least half of the participants did not qualify for the diagnosis of subclinical twinkx.xyz: Jerome M. Hershman.