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.

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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.

  • Fatigue
  • 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
  • Anxiety/agitation
  • Tremors
  • Heart palpitations and irregularities
  • Insomnia
  • Changes in vision