The symptoms of hypothyroidism are often so subtle that they go unnoticed especially in the initial stages. People often mistake these for symptoms of normal aging. Occasionally, some patients may have no symptoms at all. However, most patients have a varying combination of the symptoms mentioned here - the severity of symptoms may depend on the duration of the illness and its gravity.
As the disease progresses, the following symptoms may be noticed:
Hypothyroidism in children can have a serious impact on the development of the child and can present as follows: