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Considering the Role of Psychological Stress on Sleep Quality in Individuals with Subclinical Hypothyroidism [Letter]

Authors Khan IH, Chowdhury T, Khan SO

Received 21 December 2019

Accepted for publication 23 December 2019

Published 8 January 2020 Volume 2020:13 Pages 3—4

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/RMHP.S243266

Checked for plagiarism Yes

Editor who approved publication: Professor Marco Carotenuto


Inayat Hussain Khan, Tasnim Chowdhury, Samiul Oliver Khan

Faculty of Medicine, St George’s Hospital Medical School, London, UK

Correspondence: Inayat Hussain Khan
Faculty of Medicine, St George’s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, UK
Tel +44 20 8672 9944
Email m1506131@sgul.ac.uk

We read the article by Song et al with great interest1 and thank the authors for exploring the relationship between subclinical hypothyroidism and sleep quality in a large general population. Subclinical hypothyroidism is a challenge to both patients and healthcare systems; potential sequelae include progression to hypothyroidism and cardiovascular disease.2 There are few studies exploring the relationship between subclinical hypothyroidism and sleep quality despite its extensive impact on health, as discussed in the current study. 1


View the original paper by Song and colleagues




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