Hypothyroidism is a disorder caused when the body’s thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone. This can cause a person to feel constantly fatigued, cold, and to gain weight. Hypothyroidism is extremely common, but often goes undetected because standard blood tests miss the majority of low thyroid patients. A number of health conditions are shown to be caused by or associated with low tissue thyroid levels, including:
Hyperthyroidism is the opposite of hypothyroidism, and is a disorder caused when the body’s thyroid gland produces too much thyroid hormone. This can cause a person to suffer anxiety, insomnia, sweating, and weight loss among other symptoms that can occur when bodily functions speed up due to excess thyroid hormones. A number of serious health conditions can be caused by or associated with excess thyroid hormones, including:
Adrenal fatigue is a term applied to a collection of nonspecific symptoms, such as body aches, fatigue, nervousness, sleep disturbances and digestive problems caused by the body’s adrenal glands not performing well enough due to stress, bacterial/viral infections, or hormonal imbalance. People who suffer from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, as well as premenopausal and menopausal women are particularly susceptible to this.