18+ Symptoms of a Sluggish Thyroid (and what to do about it)
The thyroid gland is located in the front lower part of your neck. Hormones released by the gland travel through your bloodstream and affect nearly every part of your body, from your heart and brain, to your muscles and skin.
some of the conditions you might not associate with your thyroid include:
- High cholesterol
- Irregular menstruation
- Low libido
- Gum disease
- Fluid retention
- Skin conditions such as acne and eczema
- Memory problems
- Poor stamina
Most people realize that their thyroid is important for controlling their metabolism and body weight. But did you know that depression, heart disease, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, PMS , menopausal symptoms, muscle and joint pains, irritable bowel syndrome, or autoimmune disease could actually indicate a problem with your thyroid? I know i didn’t know a lot of theses problems until i read this article.