Hypothyroidism Signs

Hypothyroidism signs and symptoms may include:

  • Fatigue
  • Increased sensitivity to cold
  • Constipation
  • Dry skin
  • Weight gain
  • Puffy face
  • Hoarseness
  • Muscle weakness
  • Elevated blood cholesterol level
  • Muscle aches, tenderness and stiffness
  • Pain, stiffness or swelling in your joints
  • Heavier than normal or irregular menstrual periods
  • Thinning hair
  • Slowed heart rate FC
  • Depression
  • Impaired memory
  • Enlarged thyroid gland (goiter)


There are many symptoms of hyperthyroidism, and they can impact your entire body. You may experience some of these symptoms and not others, or many of them at the same time. Symptoms of hyperthyroidism can include:

  • Rapid heartbeat (palpitations).
  • Feeling shaky and/or nervous.
  • Weight loss.
  • Increased appetite.
  • Diarrhea and more frequent bowel movements.
  • Vision changes.
  • Thin, warm and moist skin.
  • Menstrual changes.
  • Intolerance to heat and excessive sweating.
  • Sleep issues.
  • Swelling and enlargement of the neck from an enlarged thyroid gland (goiter).
  • Hair loss and change in hair texture (brittle).
  • Bulging of the eyes (seen with Graves’ disease).
  • Muscle weakness.