12 Easily-Missed Signs of An Unhealthy Thyroid

by DailyHealthPost Editorial

1. Muscle Pain

Mild muscle pain is normal after trying out a new exercise or being injured.

However, if you feel mysterious tightening or numbness in your arms, hands, legs, or feet, your thyroid might be the culprit.

Hypothyroidism damages nerves over time. This compromises their ability to send signals to the brain and the body at large. This may be the cause of those strange tingles.

2. Fuzzy Thinking

giphy7Both an over-active and under-active thyroid can affect your ability to think. Hyperthyroidism causes difficulty concentrating and hypothyroid can cause forgetfulness.

“When we treat patients for hypothyroidism, they are often surprised at how fast their brain fog goes away and how much sharper they feel,” says Dr.Miller.