What happens if hypothyroidism is left untreated?

Hypothyroidism is a condition where the thyroid gland produces a little amount of thyroid hormone below the required level needed by our body. Thyroid hormone is important in maintaining and regulating the body&rsquo s metabolism such as core body temperature and energy utilisation by the body&rsquo s tissue. The condition can be diagnosed by using a laboratory test known as Thyroid Function Test. Besides the hormonal imbalances shown by the test, patients with hypothyroidism may also need...