People often brush off strange sensations they experience around their body.
Most of the time, these symptoms aren’t very serious. But sometimes, these seemingly innocent problems can indicate a bigger issue.
A lesser-known culprit may, in fact, be your thyroid gland.
What Is The Thyroid Gland?
The thyroid is a small gland in your throat that secretes hormones that regulate vital functions like your metabolism, body temperature and heart rate.
Balance is key when it comes to this gland. Too much thyroid hormone production can be just as harmful as too little.
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What Symptoms Should You Look Out For?
As thyroid expert Dr. Monica Skarulis, who works for the National Institute Of Health, warns: “Hypothyroidism [an under-active thyroid] can be very subtle.” The same is also true for hyperthyroidism (an over-active thyroid).
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