Hypothyroidism is a condition characterized by insufficient secretion of thyroid hormones. Overt hypothyroidism produces symptoms that are hard to miss.
Vitamin D is a very important factor in maintaining proper bone metabolism – it determines active absorption from the gastrointestinal tract of calcium, phosphorus and magnesium supplied in the diet
Abdominal ultrasound is a non-invasive method of assessing the organs located in the abdominal cavity. It is now a first-line examination that allows imaging of primarily parenchymal organs such as the liver, kidneys, spleen, adrenal glands, and pancreas, as well as the abdominal aorta, retroperitoneal space, and urinary bladder.