It seems that many of the articles regarding the thyroid gland tend to focus on the signs and symptoms of an under-active thyroid or hypothyroidism. However, it’s estimated that between 3 and 10 million people actually suffer from an overactive thyroid, or hyperthyroidism. Your thyroid, the butterfly-shaped gland in the front of your neck, produces hormones to help regulate body temperature, heart rate, growth, energy production, and brain health. Hyperthyroidism is a condition that occurs…
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Hypothyroidism is a condition characterized by abnormally low thyroid hormone production. There are many disorders that result in hypothyroidism. These disorders may directly or indirectly involve the thyroid gland. Because thyroid hormone affects growth, development, and many cellular processes, inadequate thyroid hormone has widespread consequences for the body. #hypothyroidism
Suspecting an underactive thyroid? Check this list of 50+ low thyroid symptoms to see if you have hypothyroidism - can this be the reason you're not being able to lose weight (among other debilitating symptoms)?