Your thyroid is a gland that is located in the neck, but although it may be a “gland,” it is the master of your metabolism. It controls every aspect of your health including weight, depression, and energy levels. About 59 million Americans have a thyroid problem, but most of them don’t know that they do. The importance of a having a diagnoses thyroid problem is crucial because it increases your risk of obesity, heart problems, anxiety, hair loss, and many other health problems. Here are 9 signs that something may be wrong with your thyroid:
- Muscle/Joint pains
- Neck discomfort/swelling
- Change in skin
- Bowel problems
- Menstrual irregularities/ fertility problems
- Cholesterol issues
- Depression and anxiety
- Change in weight
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, it is possible that something may be wrong with your thyroid. It is vital that you get your thyroid checked out to insure that you do not have any other underlying health problems.
Call Dr. Burns at the BienEtre Center today to schedule a consult about any concerns you may have. Dr. Burns practices in naturopathic remedies, and can help nurture and heal your body in a natural way.