May 2022

Did you know that there are more than 300 symptoms associated with thyroid conditions. Some are common to both under (hypo) and over (hyper) active thyroid and to other autoimmune conditions.

The top 30 most common symptoms

  1. Fatigue
  2. Goitre or a swelling in the neck
  3. Weight gain
  4. Weight loss
  5. Cold extremities
  6. General feeling of cold
  7. Hair loss or brittle hair
  8. Loss of the outer 1/3 of the eyebrows
  9. Constipation
  10. Hard stools
  11. Brain fog
  12. Memory issues
  13. Depression
  14. Gut and digestive issues
  15. Gas
  16. Bloating
  17. Tender tummy when touched
  18. Bad breath
  19. Reduced appetite
  20. Dry skin
  21. Eczema/Psoriasis
  22. Slow healing
  23. Easy bruising
  24. Water retention
  25. Brittle nails
  26. Muscle and joint pain
  27. Feeling sluggish
  28. Quickly tiring from repetitive movements like brushing your hair
  29. Low sex drive
  30. Infertility and miscarriage

So if you think you have any of these symptoms, particulary ongoing ones, it is easy to get your thyroid hormones checked with a simple blood test, and there is nutritional support to ease your way back to health.