Experts tell what to look for when suspicions of disruption of the gland.
The thyroid is a small gland in the shape of a butterfly, which is located right inside our neck. Proper functioning of thyroid gland affects the health of our entire body.
It contains a protein known as thyroglobulin, which is connected with iodine for the formation of hormones that regulate the proper functioning of internal organs, tissues and cells.
Irregularities in the thyroid can be related to the fact that thyroglobulin can not connect with the iodine, causing hormone production is reduced.
This leads to an imbalance throughout the body, for example, disruption of metabolism and supply of oxygen to the cells of the body.
Although the thyroid gland may be disrupted because of a variety of technologies, the most common ailment called hypothyroidism. This is a condition in which the level of hormones in the body decreases, leading to negative changes.
80% of people with thyroid disorders may suffer from hypothyroidism.
Another 20% applies to those suffering from nodular goiter and hyperthyroidism is the opposite of hypothyroidism, which is associated with a too active thyroid gland.
The majority of the population usually does not know that she is suffering from thyroid disorders, and often confuse these symptoms with symptoms of other diseases. The problem is that if left untreated these disorders, they can greatly aggravate the condition of our health, and can cause coma or even death.
What are the main symptoms of disorders of the thyroid gland?
In order to notice the problem in the thyroid gland, you need to learn to listen to your body and pay attention to the signals he sends to us, writes health info with reference to steptohealth.ru.
Although symptoms can vary from person to person depending on what disorders in the thyroid he’s suffering, most of the cases, indicates a severe hypothyroidism.
Lethargy, low energy and lack of enthusiasm is one of the first signs of this disease. Of course, fatigue may be associated with other factors, but you should pay attention to it if it became a regular phenomenon.
Before you start to worry, pay attention to important differences.
When fatigue is associated with the thyroid gland, it is very difficult to stay energetic for the entire time, while we are busy with their daily activities.
If thyroid function is disrupted, physical and mental strength are also reduced, due to which it becomes difficult to perform normal work.
The increase in body mass associated with a slow metabolism. If you have recently gained a few pounds and you’re hard to lose them, despite the fact that you continually exercise and eat right, you better consult with a specialist.
If the opposite occurs, it is not necessary to hope that it’s a miracle or advantage. Of course, to lose weight but it rapid weight loss due to improper thyroid function — is a bad sign that requires our attention.
Damage to the skin and hair
Because of the climate change skin and hair lose their natural moisture and begin to dry.
If you think that it is not associated with the weather, probably the reason in the malfunction of the thyroid gland. In this case, the skin becomes dull, dry and rough, and the hair weakens and begins to fall out.
When hormonal activity of the thyroid gland is reduced, all biological processes in the body are slowed down and life no longer cope with their functions.
In turn, your digestive system can not properly absorb nutrients from food and remove waste from the body through the digestive tract.
Unpleasant sensations in the larynx
If the thyroid gland is not working properly, it is often inflamed and increases in size.
When this happens, a person may experience the following symptoms:
Pain and feeling unwell.
A crackling voice.
Swelling in the neck.