Fourteen Quick Ways to Identify A Thyroid Problem
The thyroid gland may be tiny, but it has an incredible impact on your health. It produces hormones that regulate your metabolism and governs the use of energy through nutrients and oxygen. Essentially, it influences every organ, cell or tissue in your body. Worried about the possibility of a thyroid problem? Read this.
The thyroid epidemic
It’s the secret epidemic. According to the American Thyroid Society, in the US alone, it’s estimated that 20 million Americans have a thyroid problem but, terrifyingly, many people suffer with very clear symptoms but just do not realize. There are various causes of thyroid disease and fortunately, once diagnosed, most are managed with medical treatment. But it’s important to understand the function of the thyroid gland and where there is a thyroid problem, you need to be aware of the impact it can have. You may be surprised.