Thyroid-related weight gain is shrouded in mystery. Your weight creeps up steadily until the entire shape of your body is different. Now your clothes don’t fit and you feel puffy, uncomfortable and sluggish. Confirming that your weird weight gain is linked to low thyroid function is the key to resolving the issue. Maybe you have some of the other common symptoms of low … [Read more...] about Stop thyroid weight gain
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Reviewed by Dr. Mary James, ND Symptoms of low thyroid function Fatigue Poor concentration Constipation Unusual weight gain or change to body shape Skin issues Dry, coarse, or thinning hair or hair loss Depression Sensitivity to cold While thyroid problems are extremely common, many women experiencing symptoms may still not get the help they need from their doctors. … [Read more...] about How does the thyroid work?
Reviewed by Dr. Mary James, ND Thyroid problems in women are frustrating and hard to pin down because the symptoms often mimic those caused by other health issues. On top of that, thyroid issues can still cause symptoms, even when conventional tests come back normal. Since your thyroid is involved in so many functions throughout your body, it’s important to understand … [Read more...] about Is it my thyroid?
Research shows that even small changes to the thyroid function can cause weight gain. In fact, many women who have been told their thyroid test results are “normal” may still have a reduced thyroid function (subclinical hypothyroidism) that’s enough to cause weight gain and other bothersome symptoms. In fact unexpected weight gain and difficulty losing weight … [Read more...] about How thyroid issues affect weight gain
Reviewed by Dr. Mary James, ND If you’re a woman heading into menopause – or perhaps already there – and you know you have an underactive thyroid, you may be wondering how your low thyroid function might impact this transition. Or, maybe your thyroid function is normal, and you’re simply wondering whether menopause will change this. Well, your … [Read more...] about Hypothyroidism in menopause — a whole-body perspective