Overview of thyroid disorders

Hypothyroidism

Under active thyroid or hypothyroidism is a thyroid defect easily noticeable by signs like falling out of hair, difficulty in brushing teeth, brain fog, depression, indifference towards life and distended face and eyes.

Most of the time one can also notice other victims losing outer upper third part of their eyebrow while in others, issues in digestion like acid reflux, irritable bowel syndrome, constipation and bloating are felt by the sufferers.

In other cases the victim may experience discomfort in the joints and an abnormal cold intolerance cases that occur when one finds a person putting on heavy cloths on a hot sunny day.

As well as other signs ,fatigue is the very common one  together with inability to lose or gain weight as much as one can be taking same diet, doing the much exercise but still will gain weight year in year out is a symptom of thyroid disorder. Sometimes one experiences abnormal temperature reception; all the people around them wear heavily in a cold weather while they just have a tank top.

Forgetfulness or loss of mind is another complaint by patients, anxiety and depression, in others where misdiagnosis of bipolar disorders as well as psychotic disorder.

Thyroid failure can also result to miscarriage or struggle to conceive, this is because hypothyroidism has an impact on one’s libido and fertility.

Hyperthyroidism

This is a condition where thyroid hormone is in excess or over active, and can be noticed by anxiety and irritability of an individual; others are like protrusion of the eyes and palpitations.

This disorder can be primarily caused by an autoimmune condition known as Grave’s disease which hinders the thyroid from regulating itself properly.

Hypothyroidism is an autoimmune reaction related to Hashimoto’s. The immune system will recognize the thyroid as an invader creating antibodies against it. This destroys cells in the thyroid which consequently leads to less production of thyroid hormone.

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