12 Signs Your Body May Be Slowing Down

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Feeling sick, weak and down all the time? Maybe it’s not stress, your unhealthy lifestyle, or even aging. Instead you could be having hypothyroidism.

When your thyroid is healthy, you feel well because it is managing your body systems efficiently. With hypothyroidism, your metabolism slows down and your body now has less energy to keep everything running like a well-oiled machine.

The signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism can cause a wide range of symptoms and are not specific to any part of the body. If you can identify with several of the signs below, then you could potentially be having some trouble with your mighty thyroid.

 

DO YOU HAVE ANY OF THESE SIGNS?

Feeling depressed

Feel depressed and having negative thoughts

Muscle aches and joint pains

Muscle aches and joint pains

Low sexual drive

Low sexual drive

Puffy face, hands and feet

Puffy face, hands and feet

Drowsy/tired/ lethargic all the time

Drowsy/tired/ lethargic all the time

Weight gain and difficulty in losing weight

Weight gain and difficulty in losing weight

Irregular menstrual cycles or difficulty conceiving

Irregular menstrual cycles or difficulty conceiving

High cholesterol and blood pressure

High cholesterol and blood pressure

More sensitive to cold

More sensitive to cold

Constipation

Constipation

Brittle hair/nails and unsightly dry/flaky skin

Brittle hair/nails and unsightly dry/flaky skin

Forgetfulness

Forgetfulness and dementia

Fortunately, you don’t have to suffer any longer. It is simple to test and treat hypothyroidism. You can break free from hypothyroidism.

 

Reference:
Melmed S, Polonsky KS, Larsen PR, Kronenberg HM. William’s Textbook of Endocrinology. 12th ed. USA: Elsevier Saunders; 2011