What are the types of thyroid disorders?
The types of thyroid disorders include:
It is a condition in which thyroid hormone produced by the thyroid gland is insufficient. Here are the symptoms one can bear in hypothyroidism:
- Poor concentration or feeling mentally “foggy”
- Dry skin
- Feeling cold
- Fluid retention
- Muscle and joint aches
- Prolonged or excessive menstrual bleeding in women
Hypothyroidism is a condition in which thyroid gland produces excessive the thyroid hormone. Here are the symptoms one can suffer from in hyperthyroidism:
- Fast heart rate
- Intolerance for heat
- Increase in bowel movements
- Increased sweating
- Concentration problems
- Unintentional weight loss
The term “goiter” refers to the swelling of the thyroid gland, regardless of the reason. A goiter is not an illness in and of itself. Hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, or normal thyroid function are all possible causes of a goiter.
Are thyroid disorders curable?
Medications and surgery can be used to treat thyroid abnormalities. Treatment will be determined by the type of thyroid condition.