The symptoms of an under-active Thyroid gland are:
- Lethargy and Tiredness
- Poor energy
- Weight gain
- Hair loss
- Poor memory and concentration
- Cold extremities
- Dry skin
- Enlarged Thyroid Gland (Goitre)
A deficiency of Iodine is a cause of Primary Hypothyroidism.
The majority of thyroid disorders are caused by autoimmunity.
Thyroid antibodies can be measured in the blood.
Thyroid hormone production can be inhibited by stress, infection, trauma, radiation and some medications.
Fluoride, Pesticides, Mercury, Cadmium and Lead.
Thyroid hormones can be measured in the blood, including reverse T3. Heavy metals toxicity can also be measured.