This is a report by Authors:Mel Rowe,Rudolf Hoermann, Peter Warmingham (one of the Advisers to Thyroiduk.org.uk ) which may be of interest. It is 36 pages long but this an excerpt which will make sense to a lot of members:-
1.When these estimates are considered together with two surveys showing that
over 50% and 75% of patients are not satisfied with their treatment it is easy to see that hypothyroidism is a huge problem, with serious implications. In addition to literally hundreds of hypothyroid symptoms that cause untold misery, inadequately diagnosed/treated hypothyroidism can lead to more serious problems such as high cholesterol, cardiac issues, depression, chronic fatigue, obesity, carpal tunnel syndrome, joint and muscle pain/aches, gradual hearing loss, reproductive system disorders, periodontal disease, diabetes, coma and in extreme cases even death.