Studies show that more than 12% of the U.S. population will develop a thyroid condition during their lifetime. It is estimated that 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease and up to 60% of those with thyroid disease are unaware of their condition.
Thyroid dysfunction can be diagnosed with a series of specific blood tests that can let your doctor know what type of treatment you need. Identifying abnormal symptoms of thyroid disease is the most important thing.
Some of the most common symptoms are weight gain, fatigue, intolerance of heat or cold temperatures, palpitations, constipation or diarrhea, infertility, among many others.
Contact us today if you have experienced any of the above symptoms or if you are wondering if you could have a thyroid condition. Every patient is different and it is important to consider this in determining if your blood work is normal but not adequate for your age. We can check if your thyroid hormones are balanced or if you need treatment and optimization of all of your hormones. We want to help you feel well and like yourself again!