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What does UA stand for?

UA stands for Underactive

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Low levels of Vitamin B, diabetes, medications, underactive thyroid, underactive parathyroid, or more serious illnesses such as MS.
Examples of its medical usage include: Hypotension - low blood pressure Hypothyroidism - underactive thyroid gland Hypothermia - low body temperature Hypoxic - too little oxygen HYPER This prefix indicates that something is the opposite of hypo.
For example, if the thyroid is underactive because the hypothalamus is suppressed (as is common in fibromyalgia and/or chronic pain), the TSH test, which is the most often used to evaluate thyroid function, may appear to be normal or even suggest an overactive thyroid.