Ask Sofia: What are the signs of a thyroid disorder?

The thyroid gland itself is relatively small, but it can impact your entire body – everything from your metabolism to your heartbeat to weight and energy. Located in the neck, the thyroid produces hormones that influence your body’s metabolic processes – too much thyroid hormone (hyperthyroidism) can make you feel restless and anxious while too little (hypothyroidism) can lead to fatigue. Women are more likely to suffer from a thyroid disorder than men, particularly after pregnancy and menopause – and nearly 15 million “silent sufferers” have an undiagnosed condition, according to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. Once diagnosed, however, most thyroid issues can be treated and managed.

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