High Progesterone and Thyroid Connection

High Progesterone and Thyroid Connection

Hormones are chemical messengers that regulate various functions in the body.

 

Our health and wellbeing depend on the balance of these hormones. However, they do not remain constant. Concentrations of various hormones fluctuate due to biological and other reasons such as lifestyle.

 

Excessive or low amounts of a certain hormone affect different systems in the body but also the functionality of other glands. Progesterone is one of those hormones.

 

In this post, we are going to focus on the impact of high progesterone on the thyroid gland.

 

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Mood Swings with Hypothyroidism

Mood Swings with Hypothyroidism

Affecting approximately 6.4 percent of Americans age 12 and older, hypothyroidism is a growing problem.


Hypothyroidism has an enormous impact on the patient’s life. Day by day, this condition is causing both physical and psychological difficulties. Patients often complain about feeling low, depressed, unable to sleep, and unintentionally gaining weight.


Can they also experience mood swings too? Can your rapidly changing mood be explained by your low thyroid hormone levels?


That is exactly what we are here to discuss today.

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Why Is Weight Loss So Difficult After Thyroid Removal?

Why Is Weight Loss So Difficult After Thyroid Removal?

If you are experiencing unintentional weight gain after thyroid removal, you are not alone.

 

Many people face this problem on a day-to-day basis. We often underestimate the tiny gland that is the thyroid and what it can do for us and our health.

 

 And so, we are surprised when we learn that thyroid removal leads to weight gain, among other health issues.

 

The question is – Why? And more importantly – What can we do to stop it?

 

Here are our tips on maintaining a healthy weight after thyroidectomy.

 

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Coronavirus and Thyroid Disease: What you need to know

Coronavirus and Thyroid Disease: What you need to know

It was early December when a man reported experiencing fatigue, high fever, and dry cough – symptoms that initially pointed to the presence of the common cold or the flu. It did not take long for doctors to see that they had a new virus to deal with – one that was spreading at a fast rate and ending many people’s lives.

 

Lately, it seems that everybody is talking about the new COVID-19 and what a virus of this kind means for the human population. And most importantly, what does it mean for somebody that is already struggling with a weak immune system and what are their chances of fighting this virus?

 

Today, we are talking about one specific group of people that because of their weak immune system are facing a great risk when it comes to the new COVID-19 – we are talking about anyone who is dealing with a thyroid issue of any kind.

 

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