Fatigue and fatigue-related symptoms in patients treated for different causes of hypothyroidism.

@article{Louwerens2012FatigueAF,
  title={Fatigue and fatigue-related symptoms in patients treated for different causes of hypothyroidism.},
  author={Marloes Louwerens and Bente C Appelhof and Herman Verloop and Marco Medici and Robin Patrick Peeters and Theo J. Visser and Anita Boelen and Eric Fliers and Jan Smit and Olaf Matthijs Dekkers},
  journal={European journal of endocrinology},
  year={2012},
  volume={167 6},
  pages={809-15}
}
OBJECTIVE Research on determinants of well-being in patients on thyroid hormone replacement therapy is warranted, as persistent fatigue-related complaints are common in this population. In this study, we evaluated the impact of different states of hypothyroidism on fatigue and fatigue-related symptoms. Furthermore, the relationship between fatigue and the TSH receptor (TSHR)-Asp727Glu polymorphism, a common genetic variant of the TSHR, was analyzed. DESIGN A cross-sectional study was… CONTINUE READING
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