When your thyroid is not functioning it could impact to all aspects of your health, especially to your body weight, depression and your energy level.
Non-diagnostic problems with thyroid could increase the risk of obesity, heart diseases, depression, anxiety, hair loss, sexual dysfunction, infertility and many other symptoms and health problems – so it is very important to recognize the problems at time.
It is not necessary to have all these thyroid symptoms, but here are some of the most common signs that maybe you have problems with your thyroid:
No.1 – Tiredness
Are you feeling exhausted when you wake up? Are you not feeling rested after 8-10 hours of sleeping or you cannot function without afternoon nap? These symptoms maybe point to problems with your thyroid.
No.2 – Changes at your Body Weight
Weight loss difficulties could be symptom of hypothyroidism. It is possible to lose some weight even you eat the same quantity of food. The unexplained weight changes could be also sign of hypo or hyperthyroidism.
No.3 – Depression and Anxiety
Depression or anxiety and the unexpected start of panic disorder could be also symptoms of thyroid disease. Hypothyroidism is mostly connected with depression and hyperthyroidism is mostly connected with anxiety or panic attacks. The depression which could not be healed with antidepressants is also a sign of thyroid disease.
No.4 – Increased Level of Cholesterol
The high level of cholesterol which could not be healed with diets, gymnastic or medicament could be one of the symptoms of hypothyroidism. And also the opposite – the low level of cholesterol could be sign of hyperthyroidism.
No.5 – History of Family Diseases
If you have history of family diseases connected with thyroid you are under increased risk to have this disease. You should take more care about these symptoms.
No.6 – Problems with your Menstrual Cycle and Fertility Problems
If you have more often menstrual cycles and if they are painful it could be connected with hyperthyroidism. Infertility is also in many cases connected with thyroid disease.
No.7 – Intestinal Problems
Long-term or very often intestinal problems could be a symptom of hypothyroidism and diarrhea is a sign of irritable intestine which is connected to hyperthyroidism.
No.8 – Hair and Skin Changes
Your hair and your skin are so sensitive to changes at thyroid and especially hair loss is connected with thyroid disease. At case of hypothyroidism the hair gets dry and rough. It gets thinner and easily fails. The skin could become rough, thicker, grey and crusty. In hypothyroidism cases it is very often to get unusual hair loss at eyebrows area.
No.9 – Neck Pains and Problems
The feeling of neck pain, problems with swallowing, hoarse voice or visible increasing of the size of thyroid could be symptoms of goiter – unusual increased thyroid.
No.10 – Muscle and ankles pains, Carpal tunnel syndrome, Problems with strings
Muscle and ankles pains, hands weakness, tendency to development of Carpal syndrome and syndrome of tarsal syndrome at the legs, plantar fasciitis of the legs – all of these could be symptoms of thyroid problems.
Always respect the main rule – do not take medicament on your hand. It is necessary to mention that many symptoms of different diseases can be similar, but if you feel more than 3-4 of these thyroid symptoms you should consult your doctor about your thyroid health status.