If you are often tired throughout the day, talk to your doctor. You may have hypothyroidism, a condition that occurs when your body does not produce enough of the thyroid hormone.
In addition to fatigue, symptoms of hypothyroidism can include weight gain, weakness, abnormal menstrual cycles, depression... Read more
Graves’ disease is an autoimmune disorder that causes hyperthyroidism -- the overproduction of thyroid hormones. When you have too many thyroid hormones, you may experience anxiety, weight loss and other symptoms.
This disease is much more common in women than in men, with a ratio of 4-to-1.... Read more
If you suffer from heart disease, you may also be at risk for hypothyroidism, a disorder in which the thyroid produces too little thyroid hormone.
“Hypothyroidism can cause significant cardiac symptoms, especially for people who already have heart disease,” says Ahmad Z. Sheikh, MD, FACE, ENCU, CCD, endocrinologist at... Read more
Hypoglycemia is a condition in which a person’s blood sugar has dropped to a dangerously low level. While it is defined as any level lower than 72 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL), it can vary depending on a person’s age and health. Diabetics are particularly at risk... Read more