Hot flashes, moodiness and weight gain are well-known symptoms of menopause and fluctuating hormones. Did you also know that changes in hormone levels may affect your thyroid function? Too much estrogen and/or too little progesterone may be adding to menopausal misery.
We know that driving a car without gas in the tank is futile. Sure, you may last on fumes for a few miles, but in the end it will be very difficult to get to your destination. Your thyroid is no different when it comes to weight loss. According to the Canadian Thyroid Association, an estimated that 200 million people in the world have some form of thyroid disease and more than 20 million Americans have a thyroid disorder, with less than half being properly diagnosed.