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 … [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 … [Read more...] about Is Your Thyroid Underactive?
Hypothyroidism symptoms Hypothyroidism symptoms are fairly common. Depending upon how severe your particular condition is, the symptoms of hypothyroidism that you suffer will vary. As a general rule of thumb, for most patients, the hypothyroidism symptoms tend to develop slowly over a number of years. Often times, certain symptoms of hypothyroidism are attributed to aging, … [Read more...] about Hypothyroidism Symptoms
Complications Caused by Hypothyroidism The most common problem associated with an underactive thyroid is weight gain and difficulty in losing weight. That is just one of the many problems, some even life-threatening, that can arise from long-term hypothyroidism. Some of the complications caused by hypothyroidism that develop from the disease are easily reversed during … [Read more...] about Complications Caused by Hypothyroidism
Thyroid Symptoms in Women What is thyroid disease? And what are the thyroid symptoms in women? These are important questions, especially if you’re dealing with problems you suspect may be caused by your thyroid gland. Following are a few answers to get you started. First, thyroid disease is any one of several conditions afflicting the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland … [Read more...] about Thyroid Symptoms in Women
Diagnosing and Treating an Underactive Thyroid Underactive thyroid is a common problem. If the thyroid is determined to be underactive at producing the necessary hormones for healthy function, a person is said to have a condition known as hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism is a surprisingly common health disorder, and there are treatment options available that can help counteract … [Read more...] about Diagnosing and Treating an Underactive Thyroid