The thyroid gland is an organ that we are not used to thinking about and worrying about its health. And by the way, the thyroid gland produces hormones that control the work of other organs and systems of our body. Symptoms of malfunction of this organ are similar to those that indicate problems with the heart and intestines, so it is very difficult to notice the disease on time. It is necessary at the first symptoms to contact the clinic for testing and examinations. But here are the most basic symptoms that indicate that it is time to consult an endocrinologist.
1. A seal may appear in the neck area. Any seal – it is visible, or you can only feel it with your fingers – is an alarming sign and requires an examination by a doctor.
2. Constant sore throat, lack of voice, pain when swallowing can indicate not only a cold and sore throat, but also problems with the thyroid gland.
3. Sudden jumps in weight in any direction without the absence of any reasons (diets, diseases, physical activity) can also be a symptom of a thyroid gland malfunction. Continue reading