Thyroid problems, whether you produce too much of the hormone or don’t produce enough of it can lead to serious health problems. The thyroid is the butterfly-shaped gland in the front of your neck that serves as a powerhouse for regulating body temperature and metabolism. If it is not functioning properly then you need it treated as a thyroid that is not treated can lead to serious illnesses.
Sometimes autoimmune disorders can cause the thyroid to be overactive (hyperthyroid) such as Grave’s Disease. There is another autoimmune disorder that causes the thyroid to be underactive (hypothyroid) such as Hashimoto’s disease. That is because the immune system is attacking the thyroid. Those are just a few examples of thyroid disorders.
How do you know if you have a thyroid disorder? Let’s look at the following 11 symptoms.