Hypothyroidism and Low Thyroid Symptoms

What are the Symptoms of Low Thyroid Before we talk about lthis, lets define what is low thyroid function, or hypothyroidism. This is a condition in which the thyroid gland does not make enough hormones. The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped gland located in the center of the neck. Part of the endocrine system, the thyroid gland produces hormones that control metabolism. When too few hormones are produced, the thyroid becomes sluggish and symptoms of low thyroid hormone result. Low … Read More →

Causes of Hypothyroidism

What Causes Hypothyroidism? There is no one answer to what causes hypothyroidism. There are several reasons why a person can develop this condition as you will see. Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland does not produce sufficient amounts of hormones necessary for a variety of metabolic processes. In most cases, the underlying hypothyroidism cause is a problem with the thyroid gland itself. In a few cases, it may be a problem in the pituitary gland or the … Read More →

Pain, Tingling, Itching & Thyroid

There is a question we’ve been getting lately so today we are going to talk about this.. It has to do with pain and tingling and even itching in hands and fingers. You may know that muscle aches and pain can be part of the symptoms of hypothyroidism but, what about these other symptoms.. The answer is that they can be linked to low thyroid function as well. And the name of the condition that causes all these symptoms is … Read More →

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