Get sick older and younger women, and even girls, all of which can be associated with radiation from the environment we are exposed more than ever before. More than two billion people in the world is affected by some form of the disorder of the thyroid gland, and some indicators show that the total population up to 70 percent affected.
Thyroid diseases are often accompanied by other diseases, such as diseases Glandular, autoimmune and cardiovascular diseases, pregnancy problems, depression and anxiety. The reactions of the body to the thyroid hormones, which control metabolism, can be reduced with age, due to loss of muscle tissue as a slowdown in the basal metabolic rate.
Thyroid hormones, thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3) regulates the pituitary hormone thyrotropin (TSH). If you reduce the production of T3 and T4, the pituitary gland produces a larger amount of TSH, as it seeks to stimulate the thyroid to enhanced operation, and higher TSH lead to hypothyroidism (reduced function), and vice versa.
Most often suffer women aged 20 to 40 years, but experts emphasize that both men in the same risk, but the figure is still lower, because rarely reviewed.
Thyroid disease is often confused with heart disease, because of reduced function leads to slower heart rate or bradycardia, and increased labor – tachycardia.
Also, you need to know and that hypothyroidism is often confused with depression of discomfort, while hyperthyroidism easily mask the symptoms of anxiety and aggressive behavior.
Some symptoms of a thyroid problem can recognize themselves. These are sudden weight gain or weight loss, extreme tiredness, irritability, sleeplessness, swelling and feeling of lump in the throat. Also, one of the indicators of reduced thyroid function in women and menstrual disorders.
Signs of slower thyroid:
- Weight gain
- Dry skin and hair loss
- Morning and evening fatigue
- Disorders of sleep and sleepiness
- Impaired menstruation
Signs speeding up of thyroid:
- Tremor hand and nervousness
- Weight loss
- Increased sweating and urination
- Protruding eyeballs
Doctors emphasize and to women who had spontaneous abortions should be sure to examine the thyroid gland and its hormones, as well as members of the fairer sex who are planning a pregnancy because hormones these glands can significantly affect conception.