health conditions


Question by  NNog (35)

What are the symptoms of thyroid problems?


Answer by  Milette4 (900)

Symptoms may include insomnia, constipation, weight gain, heavy menstrual periods, aches and pains in muscles and joints and weakness in the arms.


Answer by  DrMom (854)

The symptoms of thyroid problems are different, depending on whether the thyroid is over producing or under producing thyroid hormone. Too much thyroid hormone causes rapid heart rate, weight loss, hair loss, and nervousness. Under production may cause fatigue, lethargy. weight gain, weakness, dry skin and insomnia. You may also feel as if you can't get warm.


Answer by  Jo46 (394)

The thyroid is a major contributor to an active metabolism. Signs of underactive thyroid include lethargy and lack of appetite. An overactive thyroid causes hyperactivity and an increased appetite.


Answer by  lule (166)

Thyroid problems are hard to diagnose. It can be hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism, depending on one's activity. In first case, you can get tired, be depressed. In second nervous and irritable.

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