Do you have trouble maintaining a healthy weight? Do you exercise regularly and eat a balanced diet, but still find that you are sluggish and can’t stop gaining weight? Do you eat everything you can, but you keep losing weight and having digestive tract issues? Your problem may not lie in anything you’re doing or eating. You simply may have a problem with your thyroid gla … [Read more...] about Do You Have a Healthy Thyroid
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