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?
What is Graves Disease? Graves’ disease is an autoimmune disorder, which affects the thyroid gland causing it to become overactive. In Graves disease, the body creates antibodies against the receptor on the thyroid gland, the antibodies then act like a normal hormone in the body (the thyroid stimulating hormone) and excite the thyroid gland. As a result of this heightened s … [Read more...] about Graves Disease Signs and Symptoms
Function of the Thyroid Gland Your thyroid gland regulates and governs your metabolism by producing the thyroid hormones T3 and T4. If your thyroid does not produce enough T3 and T4, you have what is called hypothyroidism, which results in uncontrollable weight gain, fatigue, depression, and other issues. Severe, untreated hypothyroidism can result in severe weight gain, coma, … [Read more...] about Unhealthy Weight Loss and Hyperthyroidism
Most of the symptoms related to the problem of an overactive thyroid gland are easy to dismiss. They are common problems most of us are plagued by from time to time. One of the first warning signs that you should pay closer attention is when the common little annoyances happen more frequently than would be considered normal. The next sign is that you have more than one of the … [Read more...] about How to Recognise Overactive Thyroid Symptoms
What is Thyroid Cancer and What are the Risks? Thyroid cancer is the presence of cancerous cells within or around the thyroid gland. This gland is located in the neck and is responsible for basic metabolic function within the human body. What Causes this Cancer? Thyroid cancer causes are largely unknown. Exposure to a great deal of radiation may increase the chance of … [Read more...] about Thyroid Cancer Symptoms