If it is not functioning properly it can lead to low functioning or over functioning of the gland. Low functioning gland is called Hypothyroidism. Over functioning gland is called Hyperthyroidism. Symptoms of Hypothyroid are fatigue, weight gain, hair loss, excessive dry skin, hoarse voice, and constipation. Symptoms of Hyperthyroidism are weight loss, extreme anxiety, pounding in your chest, diarrhea, menstrual irregularity, trouble sleeping, and irritability.
I and My Doctors Clinic can diagnose Thyroid disorders by checking Thyroid hormone levels in your blood. Your doctor can suggest treatment for both Hypo and Hyperthyroidism, and periodically monitor you in the lab during treatment.
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