Hypothyroidism is basically a disease. The root cause for this disease is malfunctioning of the Thyroid gland. Actually the Thyroid gland is involved in production of a hormone called Thyroid. When there is no adequate production of this hormone, the disease is called Hypothyroidism.
The common symptoms of this disease are:
- Intolerance to Cold.
- Fatigue, Joint pain and cramps in muscles
- Dry and itchy skin
- Thin and brittle hair and fingernails
- Weight gain
- Slow speech
- Impaired memory and cognitive function
- Hair loss
- Shortness of breath
- Mood instability and sleepiness
None of these disease is related with growing up. In fact Hypothyroidism makes you grow inadequately.