Hypothyroidism in Children

Children and teenagers who develop hypothyroidism typically have the same signs and symptoms as adults do, but they may also experience poor growth, develop their adult teeth later than other children, have delayed puberty and poor mental development. 

Other symptoms they may have, that are common for adults with the condition as well, include:

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May 23rd – 29th is International Thyroid Awareness Week 2016

International Thyroid Awareness Week 2016 begins on May 23rd and continues through to May 29th, so with that in mind, I have changed my Facebook page and Facebook group banners to support this. This years’ week-long campaign is focusing on hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism in young children in particular. So I will be posting things in relation to this throughout the week. 

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