Thyroid

Overactive vs Underactive Thyroid

How to know which one is affecting you and how to correct it.

As part of the endocrine system, the thyroid is a master gland that controls, not just our hormones but daily bodily functions, such as mood, body temperature, and hair growth. Often, we get confused whether our thyroid is underactive or overactive. The following will help you differentiate your symptoms. This will help to know whether to take Thyroid Boost or Thyroid Calm. Before taking Thyroid Boost or Thyroid Calm it is best to do Basal test to establish if you have poor thyroid function or not. After establishing whether you have poor thyroid function or not you can proceed accordingly.

The Basal Temperature Test:

First thing in the morning before getting out of bed take your temperature. If it is below 97 take your temp again at noon. Do this for three days in a row. If your temperature never reaches 98.6 you have poor thyroid function.

OVERACTIVE

When you have an overactive thyroid: Take Thyroid Calm Thyroid Calm is designed for those with overactive thyroid conditions. The following are symptoms of an overactive thyroid.

Sudden weight loss, even when your appetite and the amount and type of food you eat remain the same or even increase

Rapid heartbeat (tachycardia) commonly more than 100 beats a minute, irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) or pounding of your heart (palpitations)

 Increased appetite

Nervousness, anxiety and irritability

Tremor usually a fine trembling in your hands
and fingers

Sweating

 Changes in menstrual patterns

 Increased sensitivity to heat

Changes in bowel patterns, especially more
frequent bowel movements

 An enlarged thyroid gland (goiter), which may
appear as a swelling at the base of your neck

 Fatigue, muscle weakness

 Difficulty sleeping

Skin thinning

 Fine, brittle hair

UNDERACTIVE

Constipation

 Increased sensitivity to cold

Dry skin

Unexplained weight gain

 Puffy face

 Hoarseness

Muscle weakness

 Elevated blood cholesterol level

Muscle aches, tenderness and stiffness

Pain, stiffness or swelling in your joints

Heavier than normal or irregular menstrual cycles

Slowed heart rate

Depression

 Impaired memory

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To Maintain a healthy thyroid, it is highly recommended you take Ashwagandha and Xodine. These two together will balance the thyroid as well as maintain it at its ideal health. It is important to keep a healthy thyroid. Due to this gland being such a control center of the body, when its health downhill so does many other functions. Thyroid diseases can be very difficult to overcome, so prevention is key in keeping a thyroid healthy and functioning at its optimal health.

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