Having hypothyroidism means that your thyroid gland is not producing enough of the thyroid hormone that regulates your metabolism. As a result, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:1
- Sluggishness and fatigue
- Weight gain
- Feeling sad or depressed
- Dry skin, brittle hair
- Sore muscles
- Heavy or more frequent menstrual periods
A comprehensive list of other symptoms associated with hypothyroidism and more information about thyroid disease can be found by visiting the American Thyroid Association website at www.thyroid.org. Or you can read an overview of common hypothyroidism symptoms by clicking here.