We all get into a slump from time to time, but when serious fatigue begins to affect your life, thyroid problems may be to blame.
The thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland at the front of the neck. It's responsible for regulating the hormones that control the metabolism. So when problems with the delicate balance of hormones occur, symptoms such as shaking, weight loss, weight gain, hair loss and fatigue can set in.
Seniors who are experiencing these symptoms should see their primary physician. There are many other illnesses look like thyroid issues, and such symptoms may be a byproduct of aging.
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