June 26, 2017; (LoveLifeFruit.com) The thyroid is a large endocrine gland located at the front lower part of your neck. It is butterfly shaped and releases crucial hormones that travel throughout the circulatory system to reach their destination points all around the body. With such a critical function, we can see how a malfunctioning thyroid can come with a myriad of health problems.
Around 40% of the general population suffers with some form of low thyroid function. When the thyroid starts to malfunction, so do your energy levels, metabolism, heart function, digestion, appetite, sleep, mood, as well as hair, skin and nail growth.
Causes of Thyroid Disorders
Most thyroid disorders are caused by a variety of different factors. The most common is inflammation as a result of the foods we eat, stress, nutrient deficiencies, and overuse of medications.