Low Thyroid (Hypothyroidism)

Do you have fatigue (can be severe) or loss of energy?
Do you have difficulty losing weight?
Do you have depression or depressed moods?
Do you have afternoon fatigue?
Do you sleep more than average?
Do you have poor short term memory?
Do you have fuzzy thinking (brain fog) or difficulty following conversation?
Do you have cold hands or feet?
Do you have slowness or slurring of speech?
Do you have drooping eyelids?
Do you have poor circulation?
Do you have anxiety or panic attacks?
Do you have slow heart rate or slow pulse?
Do you have low blood pressure?
Do you have a puffy face?
Do you have menstrual irregularities?
Do you have sleep apnea?
Do you have brittle hair or fingernails or ridges on your nails?
Is your hair thinning or do you have hair loss?
Do you have dry skin?
Do you have fluid retention?
Do you have decreased sweating?
Do you have carpal tunnel syndrome, tingling or numbness in your hands/wrists?
Do you have elevated levels of LDL (“bad” cholesterol)?
Do you have thinning of the lateral (outer) 1/3 of the eyebrows?
Do you have problems with infertility or miscarriages?
Does your skin itch – especially in the winter?
Do you have recurrent headaches?
Do you have decreased body hair?
Do you have puffy, pasty or pale skin?
Do you have problems with bruising or clotting?
Do you have a low basal body temperature (Below 98 degrees)?
Are you sensitive to the cold?
Do you have less than one bowel movement a day?
Do you have allergies that suddenly appear or get worse?
Is your tongue enlarged (thick) with teeth indentations around the outside?
Do you sleep restlessly or have insomnia?
Are you tired when you awaken?
Do your muscles ache (fibromyalgia)?
Do you have joint pain?
Do you have a hoarse or husky voice?
Do you have diminished sex drive?
Do you have persistent cold sores, boils or breakouts?
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Check your scores against the following results key. If your score is:
Below 16 - Hypothyroidism is unlikely
Between 17 - 24 - Hypothyroidism is a possibility
Above 24 - Hypothyroidism is likely.  Further evaluation may be warranted.

 

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