According to Mayo Clinic, "Can thyroid disease affect my mood? Answer From Todd B. Nippoldt, M.D.
Yes, #thyroid disease can affect your mood — primarily causing either anxiety or depression. Generally, the more severe the thyroid disease, the more severe the mood changes.⠀⠀⠀
If you have an overactive thyroid (#hyperthyroidism), you may experience:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
On the opposite end of the spectrum, if you have an underactive thyroid (#hypothyroidism), you may experience:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Mild to severe fatigue⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Still, it's unlikely that emotional symptoms such as anxiety or depression would be the only evidence of thyroid disease.
Thyroid disease is usually associated with signs and symptoms such as:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Weight gain or loss⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Increased sensitivity to hot or cold temperatures⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Bowel movement changes⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Food and lifestyle choices can make a major impact on the symptoms of #thyroid dysfunction. Ready to reclaim your thyroid health?