Thyroid Problems Often Misdiagnosed

Thyroid Problems often Go Undiagnosed

The thyroid gland is a small, butterfly shaped gland located in the lower front part of the neck area. The hormones secreted by the thyroid gland control the body’s metabolism and how cells convert oxygen and calories into energy. More than 27 million Americans may have a problem with their thyroids […]

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Can Hypothyroidism Cause Muscle Pains?

Pain and Thyroid Disease: Could it Be Affecting You?
One of our readers wrote in with a great question today regarding hypothyroidism and muscle pain. She was experiencing sharp stabbing pain in her calf muscle and asks if this could be related to having low thyroid problems.
So here’s our Thyroid Question of the Day:
Q: Could […]

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Is your Skin Itching – Your Thyroid Could be Causing Hives

Hives and Problems with the Thyroid

The thyroid may be one of the most misunderstood glands in the body. And finding a knowledgeable physician to guide you through the process of determining if your thyroid is functioning properly can be daunting.

Chronic itching, or hives, is one of the symptoms that can appear if you have an […]

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Could Your Thyroid Be Causing You to Gain Weight

Weight Gain and The Thyroid Gland

If you’re constantly on a “diet” and eating healthily and exercising but are having trouble losing weight, your thyroid could be making you fat. And with each year of advancing age, some type of thyroid dysfunction becomes more likely.

How do you know if your thyroid is not working efficiently?

Signs of […]

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