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IN Health & Fitness ON 24 Sep, 2015
Do you know your body sends you signals when any ailment starts affecting it? There is a need to identify them and take precautions before the disease gradually takes over your body and ruins your health.
A report based on a recent survey shows that 12 million women around the world are suffering from the thyroid. Let's not increase the numbers and stay aware with the signs and symptoms of the disorder. If you feel any of these symptoms, you must visit your doctor. Take precautions, get it treated well and stay healthy.
The highlighted red part in the above picture is a thyroid affected area. There are two ways the improper functioning of thyroid can affect your health. When the gland becomes overactive, it starts producing too much of thyroid hormone which is known as hyperthyroidism. While on the other side, the less secretion of the hormone gets you developing hypothyroidism. Scroll down to know more about its symptoms and how can you rescue yourself
Due to the other symptoms of thyroid and low libido you would feel a lack of desire towards sexual activities.
The slow metabolism reduces sweating in your body that makes your skin dry and itchy. The lack of thyroid hormone also does interrupt in your hair growth cycle which results in noticeable hair loss, sometimes even outside of eyebrows.
Wrong physical and dietary habits are generally causing obesity. But an imbalance in the thyroid hormone is the another big reason of it.
The improper secretion of thyroid hormone keeps altering your mood. The less it is formed in your body, less will be the level of happiness in you and consequently depression occupies your brain. Even too much secretion can make you feel anxious, restless and irritable.
Often tightening and numbness of arms, hands, legs and feet can also be associated with the thyroid disorder. The lack of secretion of thyroid hormone results in unexplained tingles and twinges.
It is one of the most common symptoms of hypothyroidism where the functioning of your digestion system gets slowed down which is the another reason of bad mood and a low level of energy in you.
You may feel like your heart is skipping a beat or two. Even you would feel pulse points in your neck and wrist.
Hyperthyroidism may get it difficult for you to concentrate and makes your brain a little fuzzy.