Understanding The Thyroidby Jurgen Stern
This innocuous little gland can be the harbinger of horrible things to come or it can be one of your body’s best friends. It all depends on
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This particular “roid” is actually much more dangerous than all the others combined – especially when it isn’t functioning properly. Give up? It’s the “thyroid.”
This innocuous little gland can be the harbinger of horrible things to come or it can be one of your body’s best friends. It all depends on whether it is functioning in a healthy manner or if it isn’t working properly.
Many people have no idea how important to a healthy body the thyroid is. One of the problems is recognizing the symptoms of thyroid disease. The symptoms can replicate other illnesses, initially making it difficult to diagnose.
Another problem is the variety of symptoms. They run the gambit depending on whether you have a hypothyroid or a hyperthyroid.
Aching muscles to brittle fingernails along with a laundry list of other symptoms could be indicative of Hypothyroidism. If that isn’t confusing enough, a Hyperthyoid can manifest as anxiety, fatigue, bowel problems as well as a host of other problems.
We’ve established that it is difficult to diagnose. The symptoms, if left untreated, can result in serious medical problems up to and including heart disease and death. In other words, it’s not something to mess around with.
What Can You Do?
Well, the first thing you need is answers. You need to learn all the different symptoms of thyroid disease. We named a few above but there are numerous other considerations.
“Understanding the Thyroid” has all the information you need to reach a decision as to whether you need to get medical help. Not only will you get a full list of all the symptoms we touched upon here, you will also learn about many more serious complications.
For example, there is an entire segment on who is at risk for thyroid disease. Also discover what the differences are between the hypo and hyper designations.
Did you know that there is a correlation between a woman’s cycle, here thyroid and fertility? It’s all about balance. This is a must read for women who wish to become pregnant.
Are You a Ticking Time Bomb?
One of the insidious factors at play with thyroid disease is that the symptoms take so long to manifest that you can be in full thyroid disease mode and not really know it.
Learn just how the symptoms can mimic other ailments and why it’s so important to get a proper diagnosis. Joint pains, obesity and infertility are all potential symptoms of other diseases but you may not know to link them thyroid disease.
Early detection is imperative!
That lack of knowledge can be deadly!
Drop whatever you are doing right now. Yes, it’s that important! Grab your copy of “Understanding the Thyroid.”
Hopefully you, or your loved one, will never be diagnosed with thyroid disease. But if you have the slightest inkling that some of the brief symptoms we’ve discussed here might apply to you . . .?
Well, as the old saying goes, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” That couldn’t be truer in this instance.
Who in the heck thought that increased perspiration, accelerated heartbeat or frequent bowel movements could be a sign of hyperthyroidism?
Or that menstrual changes, depression or infrequent bowel movements could point to hypothyroidism.
Did you know that the diet for either form of thyroid disease is totally different? What one should eat for a hyperthyroid is not the same as it is for the hypothyroid. You’ll learn about that inside “Understanding the Thyroid.”
The line between the two forms of thyroid disease is a fine one, but it shouldn’t be ignored. Thyroid disease is complicated. You need to understand it so you or your loved one does not become just another statistic!
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