7 Signs That You Have Thyroid Issues and How Functional Medicine Can Help
Hypothyroidism v. Hyperthyroidism
Hypothyroidism is when the thyroid gland doesn’t produce enough thyroid hormones, and it is the most common thyroid disorder.
Hyperthyroidism is also known as an overactive thyroid, or when your thyroid produces too much thyroid hormone.
Some patients can experience hyperthyroidism and have it evolve into hypothyroidism, but it’s not very common. Your medical provider can determine which thyroid issues you might be struggling with based on your symptoms, physical exam, and comprehensive thyroid blood tests.
1. Weight Change
2. Irregular Periods
4. Dry Skin and Hair
5. Mood Changes
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7. You Feel Hot and Cold
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We also examine nutrients like zinc and selenium, which are required for the production of thyroid hormones. In addition to these nutrients, we also look at heavy metals that disrupt thyroid pathways. Many people who have autoimmune thyroid disease also have celiac or non-celiac gluten intolerance so we also test for this common food intolerance. To learn if our approach to thyroid issues and other health issues is right for you, take our Wellness Questionnaire.
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