Symptoms of Thyroid Disease The symptoms of thyroid disease are going to vary from one person to the next. The symptoms depend on the type of thyroid problem. Thyroid hormone imbalance may be due to hypothyroidism - an underactive thyroid, or hyperthyroidism - an overactive thyroid. For both conditions, the symptoms may develop over a variable time frame. Many of the symptoms … [Read more...] about What Are the Symptoms of Thyroid Diseases?
About Hypothyroidism You should never delay getting treatment when you notice any of the symptoms of hypothyroidism. The sooner you talk to your doctor and find out if the symptoms you are experiencing are caused by a thyroid condition the better. Getting prompt treatment will decrease the severity of the symptoms of hypothyroidism which may get worse as the disease p … [Read more...] about When to Seek Treatment for the Symptoms of Hypothyroidism
When you go to an endocrinologist for a thyroid screening, your blood will be tested to see if your TSH (thyrotropin-stimulating hormone) and T4 (thyroxin) levels are normal, too high, or too low. If your TSH levels are heightened and your T4 levels are decreased, this is a sign that your thyroid gland is under-producing thyroid hormones and that you have hypothyroidism. If … [Read more...] about Subclinical Hypothyroidism
Treating an Underactive Thyroid Do you suffer from memory problems, weight gains, loss of energy and hair loss? Are you and your doctor having a hard time locking down the cause and plotting the best course of treatment? Like about a million other Australians, you may be experiencing the effects of an underactive thyroid. If you have questions or concerns about underactive … [Read more...] about Underactive Thyroid Treatment
About underactive thyroid symptoms If you suffer from fatigue, weight gain, memory lapses, hair loss and cold sensitivity, and you haven’t been able to figure out the cause, you may be suffering from a simple problem experienced by millions: Your thyroid may be underactive. The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped organ located at the base of the throat. Like the other gl … [Read more...] about Is Your Thyroid Underactive?