Search

Thyroid & Mood


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:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

  • Unusual nervousness⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

  • Restlessness⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

  • Anxiety⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

  • Irritability⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

On the opposite end of the spectrum, if you have an underactive thyroid (#hypothyroidism), you may experience:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

⠀⠀⠀

  • Mild to severe fatigue⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

  • Depression⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

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:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀



⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

Food and lifestyle choices can make a major impact on the symptoms of #thyroid dysfunction. Ready to reclaim your thyroid health?

Get in touch contact@all-things-wellness.com for more information.

16 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All