Thyroid disease typically occurs when your thyroid is overactive or underactive; releasing too many or too few hormones. Thyroid disease can also be in the form of growths within the thyroid called thyroid nodules. These can be either benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous) growths.
Thyroid disease has many symptoms, and several of these overlap with several other diseases. This is a list of possible symptoms which may be associated with thyroid problems.
- Weight Changes
- Depression and Anxiety
- Family history of thyroid problems
- Menstrual Irregularities and Fertility Problems
- Bowel Problems
- Hair/Skin Changes
- Neck Discomfort/Enlargement
- Muscle and Joint Pain, Carpal Tunnel/Tendonitis
- Having difficulty breathing and/or swallowing
- Changes in your voice
- Heart palpitations and irregularities
- Changes in vision