— Relatively common cause of fatigue and weight gain
— Symptoms: everthing slowed down or decreased
— Primary vs secondary based on TSH: primary high, secondary (and tertiary) low
— Important to increase T4 dose during pregnancy
— Myxedema coma is deadly and requires urgent treatment
— IV T4 and T3 with supportive care
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