As previously stated, proper hormone balancing is vital for proper physiology to occur: this includes but is not limited to thyroid hormones, testosterone, estrogen and progesterone, insulin, glucagon, etc.Optimal (thyroid) hormone balancing is necessary for the proper ‘activation’ for muscle function. If there is not proper oxygen, balanced blood sugar, nervous system stimulation, orbalanced (thyroid) hormones, then the musculoskeletal system will not function optimally. Let’s take a look into how the Thyroid Hormones can impact the body.
One symptom of hypothyroidism is a lack of energy. After all, our thyroid’s main purpose is to fuel the body’s metabolism. If your thyroid gland is inflamed, the thyroid cells may be damaged and unable to produce adequate hormones – known as autoimmune thyroiditis or Hashimoto’s thyroidities.
Though you may experience several of the symptoms below, the degree varies from person to person.
- Low energy
- Weight gain or trouble losing weight
- Loss of memory
- Loss of, coarse or dry hair
- Dry, rough skin
- Sense of always being cold
- Muscle cramps and aches
- Abnormal menstrual cycles
- Decreased libido
Untreated hypothyroidism will usually progress or even lead to more severe complications such as heart failure. To determine if you have hypothyroidism, a simple blood test can be done.
Each patient should be under the care of a qualified medical professional.