The thyroid gland is to secrete hormones into the bloodstream then carried to the cells of the body.
The two main thyroid hormones known as triiodothyronine and thyroxine.
The thyroid gland works by absorbing iodine from dietary nutrients and converting it into the building blocks for hormones.
They may be less tolerant to cold and feel chilly even in a warm room. Fatigue, constipation, depression, and hoarseness are all common.
One of the telling symptoms is proptosis, or the bulging of the eyes mainly associated with Graves’s disease
There may also be puffiness of the arms, legs, hands, feet, and face as well as the abnormal enlargement of the gland
Symptoms of thyroid in men
- Goitre (inflammation near the neck region)
- Muscle hypotonia (degraded muscle tone)
- Excessive increase in weight
- Joint aches
- Muscle pains
- Decreased heart rate
- Thinning of hair
- Excessive hair loss