Thyroid Awareness Month is important since it's estimated half all of people living with a thyroid problem don't even know it! The thyroid gland, located in your neck below your Adam's apple, is responsible for producing hormones that regulate metabolism. Could your weight gain, fatigue, and muscle pain be due to a sluggish thyroid? (Always check with your doctor if you're experiencing any of these symptoms.)
Thyroid disease can slow down your metabolism, meaning your body burns less calories and holds onto more. But all hope is not lost for weight loss! Try these successful diet secrets from people struggling with thyroid problems that can work for you, too.
Constant exhaustion is one of the most frustrating symptoms for people with thyroid disease. Check out expert resources and reader stories for insight into what you can do to keep your energy level high.