If you suffer from thyroid issues or hypothyroidism, you are very familiar with the symptoms, however, if you have not had your thyroid hormone levels checked and you have problems with weight gain, notice more mood swings, and have brain fog, you may have an underactive thyroid.
Or maybe you have your thyroid hormone levels checked, with the results being in the “normal” range.
But you still have these symptoms. So, what is going on?
Weight gain, shifts in mood linked to gland
This is true for both men and women, though women have a much higher incidence of thyroid problems — one in five women and 1 in 10 men are affected. However, up to 50 percent of people with thyroid dysfunction are undiagnosed and of those on thyroid therapy many are under treated. The real key to fixing a sluggish thyroid is the right testing to confirm there is a thyroid problem and then personalizing an approach to provide optimal energy, metabolism and balance of all other hormones. If your thyroid is not functioning correctly, nothing else in the body will work efficiently.
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