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Why You Might Be at Greater Risk for Thyroid Disease If You’re a Woman

Hyperactive thyroid symptoms

Dealing with the symptoms of thyroid problems can be exhausting. You might feel faint or lightheaded regularly, you might experience heart palpitations from the simplest things (like standing up too quickly) or just generally feel as if your mind is in a constant haze. These can all make everyday life a bit of a challenge, especially when you’ve become used to a certain lifestyle. For example, how can you go hiking this weekend if you’ve been feeling sluggish and excessively tired all week at work?

Recent studies show that one in eight women will develop a thyroid condition at some point during their lifetime. And of the 25 million Americans currently diagnosed with serious thyroid problem