Personal Health: The Subtle Signs of a Thyroid Disorder
|Personal Health: The Subtle Signs of a Thyroid Disorder||Darrell Miller||07/28/17|
July 28, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (email@example.com)
Subject: Personal Health: The Subtle Signs of a Thyroid Disorder
There are many signs of a thyroid disorder that you should not ignore. Sadly, any people do ignore these signs, assuming they're no big deal or that it is just their mind playing tricks on them. The truth is, this is a real condition, and one that is very serious. A quick diagnosis can change things, however, so pay attention to even the most subtle of signs, like the little ones that you will find listed here.
- Symptoms of an overactive thyroid, or hyperthyroidism, include weight loss, increased appetite, anxiety, insomnia and heart palpitations, including atrial fibrillation, a risk factor for stroke
- Unfortunately, older adults experience fewer of the typical signs and symptoms associated with thyroid disorder. This can make diagnosis difficult
- Experts believe that between 40 percent and 60 percent of people with thyroid disease do not know they have it
"Thyroid disorders can affect a wide range of bodily functions and cause an array of confusing and often misdiagnosed symptoms."
Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/24/well/live/the-subtle-signs-of-a-thyroid-disorder.html?partner=rss&emc=rss