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Thyroid disorders


Hyper or Hypo?

The thyroid gland, which is responsible for cell metabolism in our body, helps regulate nervous system functions, has an impact on the cardiovascular system, makes it easier for your bones to absorb calcium, and boosts the activity of the adrenal glands. It also plays an important role in managing stress.

When your thyroid secretes an unusually low quantity of hormones, the resulting condition is called hypothyroidism. Conversely, when hormone production is too high, the resulting condition is known as hyperthyroidism.

What are the symptoms?

Hypothyroidism Hyperthyroidism
Fatigue, an increased need to sleep Nervousness
Lack of initiative Trembling
Weight gain Insomnia
Low resistance to infections Heart palpitations
Sensitivity to the cold Excessive sweating
Dry, pale skin Increased appetite
Brittle nails Weight loss
Hair lossChanges in the menstrual cycle
Changes in the menstrual cycle Prominently bulbous eyes
Constipation  Diarrhea 


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