Thyroid problems have become pretty common nowadays.
They usually come in the form of hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism.
Hypothyroidism occurs when the gland produces insufficient amount of hormones, while hyperthyroidism or overactive thyroid occurs in cases of excessive thyroid hormone production.
The thyroid is the most important gland in the human body.
The hormones it produces regulate our metabolism, temperature, cholesterol levels and our brain function, so both diseases can result in health problems such as obesity, heart disease, infertility, diabetes and joint pain.
This is why it’s important to learn the early symptoms of both hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism in order to prevent further problems.
Here are the main signs of hypothyroidism:
Intolerance to cold
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