1. Constantly tired
If you wake up feeling tired despite having clocked up eight or more hours of sleep, or you regularly feel you need a daytime nap, your thyroid could be to blame.
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2. Changes in weight
Difficulty losing weight even when following a strict diet can be a sign of a thyroid problem. The same goes for unexplained weight loss or weight gain.
5. Genetic makeup
If your direct family members have had thyroid problems, your chances of having the same are increased.
6. Menstrual irregularities
Heavier, more frequent and more painful periods are often linked to hypothyroidism. Shorter, lighter or irregular periods can be linked to hyperthyroidism.
7. Bowel difficulties
Long-term constipation can be a sign of hypothyroidism. Diarrhoea can mean hyperthyroidism.
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8. Hair and skin problems
If you are losing hair and your skin is dry and coarse, it may be a thyroid issue.
9. Neck discomfort
If your neck feels tight or sore, you may be developing goitre, a visibly enlarged thyroid gland.
10. Aches and pains
Muscle aches and pains, most notably carpal tunnel syndrome, have been lined to thyroid problems.
Text: Bauer/ Good Health/ Additional Reporting: Shenielle Aloysis