Thyroid disease is a common problem that can cause symptoms because of an over-or-under function of the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is an organ that produces thyroid hormones, which maintain body metabolism. The thyroid gland has effects on the heart, metabolism, brain, bones, colon and skin/hair.


Some symptoms of thyroid disease include:

  • Nervousness and tremors

  • Mental fogginess and poor concentration

  • Menstrual changes

  • Feeling bloated

  • Racing heartbeat

  • Feeling sluggish

  • Constipation

  • Unexplained rash or hives

  • Depressed mood

  • Aches and pains:  

  • Weight gain

  • High cholesterol levels

  • Inability to lose weight

  • Heat intolerance

  • Feeling cold