Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid)

Thyroid disease includes hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid, a clinical consequence of deficient secretion by the thyroid gland) and hyperthyroid (overactive thyroid, where overproduction of thyroid hormone leads to a state of thyrotoxicosis).

For more information on how acupuncture may be able to help with the symptoms of thyroid disease, please download this factsheet.