Are you experiencing fatigue, forgetfulness, mood swings, weight gain, irregular menstrual cycles? These are often symptoms of perimenopause and menopause, however, they can be symptoms of thyroid disease as well. Read on to broaden your understanding of how to get the help you need and deserve!
You have to wonder how a small (2 inches long), butterfly-shaped thyroid gland weighing in at 1 ounce, located in the front of your neck can affect everything you do and are! This gland has two lobes that pump out thyroid hormones which are powerful chemicals that work with just about every system in your body.
The key to who you are isn’t just between your ears. It’s also a few inches lower: in your neck. Lodged between your voice box and collarbone, and wrapped around your windpipe, is your thyroid—and it affects everything you do and are. A small, butterfly-shaped gland, your thyroid pumps out thyroid hormone, a powerful chemical
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