Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up
Fatigued or Full Throttle: Is Your Thyroid to Blame?
avatar
Andie_WebMD_Staff posted:
Understanding Thyroid Problems -- Symptoms and Treatments

Feeling all revved up, even at bedtime? Or maybe your throttle's on idle with symptoms of depression , fatigue, and weight gain. In both cases, the root cause may be your thyroid.

The thyroid -- a butterfly-shaped gland in the front of your neck -- makes hormones that control the way your body uses energy. Your thyroid controls your metabolism, which is how your body turns food into energy, and also affects your heart, muscles, bones, and cholesterol...

Read full feature...
Was this Helpful?
14 of 25 found this helpful
Reply


Spotlight: Member Stories

I had thyroid cancer at the age of 18, back in 1996. Had a total thyroidectomy, and have to rely on my thyroid medication to regulate my body ever sin...More

Helpful Tips

Hashimoto's Patients Beware: Mood Disorders!
Hello all! I was diagnosed with Hashimoto's four years ago and have been struggling with mood problems ever since. I was diagnosed with ... More
Was this Helpful?
2 of 2 found this helpful

Related News

There was an error with this newsfeed

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.