Hypothyroidism is basically the opposite of hyperthyroidism. Hypothyroidism is an underactive thyroid. This means your thyroid is not producing enough of certain hormones that are important. In the early stages it’s common that symptoms can go unnoticed. However, overtime if symptoms are ignored more serious conditions can develop such as joint pain, heart disease, and infertility. The severity of the hormone disorder can vary causing symptoms to vary as well.
Signs and symptoms can include…
- Weight gain
- Puffy face
- Sensitivity to cold
- Dry skin
- Muscle weakness
- Thinning hair
- Slowed heart rate
- Impaired memory
- Pain, stiffness or swelling in your joints
Hypothyroidism can be found in infants and teenagers as well. However, middle-aged and older women are more commonly affected by hypothyroidism disease. A number of causes can be associated with hypothyroidism including autoimmune disease, certain medications, thyroid surgery, and more.
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