Fatigue and Hypothyroidism

Fatigue and Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism = an underactive thyroid = slower metabolism. In other words, hypothyroidism and fatigue go hand in hand - and it is no surprise that it is one of the most common symptoms.

What is Fatigue?

Fatigue is a sense of feeling overtired and having a lack of energy. This feeling will last longer than just being tired and it won't go away by resting. Fatigue is more of a noticeable, chronic tiredness. It has the power to interrupt your day, your physical health, and your mental health.

Hypothyroidism + Fatigue

As previously mentioned, fatigue is a symptom of hypothyroidism. This is likely since an underactive thyroid tends to slow your metabolism which, in turn, will cause the fatigue.  There are many other symptoms that are associated with hypothyroidism. Dealing with it over time may make it feel so normal that you may not even notice it is a problem. Well, that is until you start listening to the rest of the symptoms your body is showing you. These symptoms include:

Tips to Overcome Fatigue

When it comes to tackling fatigue there are different options - as each may or may not work for everyone.

Whether you are dealing with fatigue in general or any other symptom of hypothyroidism, it’s important to put yourself first. It’s okay to pay attention to the needs of your body you need to take the time to do what will benefit your overall physical and mental health.

To learn more about fatigue and hypothyroidism disease, and healing naturally with Dr. Randy Hansbrough and his team, call the office at (772) 287-7701 to schedule an appointment. Or sign up for a free, 30-minute consultation.

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