Hypothyroidism, a condition in which the thyroid gland doesn’t produce enough of the body’s required hormones, is a common condition in India and Asia. This condition also affects women after pregnancy and as they age. One of the biggest causes of hypothyroidism is a lack of iodine, which can only be procured through your diet.
Symptoms of hypothyroidism
This condition can be identified by the presence of water retention and swell in the body, along with hair fall and early graying of hair. You gain weight without eating much, and also feel sluggish and sleepy all the time. Your skin becomes dry and rough, and there may also be associated hormonal issues and menstrual problems.
However, it’s best to get a blood test called TFT (thyroid function test) that will confirm and check the levels of your thyroid hormones.
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