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For borderline underactive thyroid, drug therapy isn’t always necessary

Posted October 09, 2013, 5:02 pm, Updated October 10, 2013, 8:45 am Heidi Godman, Executive Editor, Harvard Health Letter I’m always amazed to see just how many problems a slowdown in the output of the thyroid gland can cause: extreme fatigue, intolerance to cold, weight gain, dry skin, and dry hair, to name a few. Millions of Americans—and I count myself among them—have an underactive thyroid, a condition known as hypothyroidism. That means…

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