Hypothyroidism can produce one or many symptoms. The most common symptoms include:1
- Sluggishness and fatigue
- Weight gain
- Feeling sad or depressed
- Dry skin, brittle hair
- Sore muscles
- Heavy or more frequent menstrual periods
If you’re experiencing any of the above, it would be wise to speak to your doctor. Diagnosis is the first step toward living life without hypothyroidism.
A comprehensive list of other symptoms associated with hypothyroidism and more information about thyroid disease can be found by visiting the American Thyroid Association website at www.thyroid.org. Or you can read an overview of common hypothyroidism symptoms by clicking here.