Your thyroid is spinning out of controlKateryna Kon/Shutterstock
Common for women, hyperthyroidism is when the butterfly-shaped gland in your neck pumps out too much thyroid hormone, leaving you on edge. Here are 13 signs that your thyroid may be acting up. “It can be the reason you are consistently shouting at your children and significant others,” explains an article in Medical Daily. According to Neil Gittoes, MD, an endocrinologist at University Hospitals Birmingham, the thyroid hormone affects everything that has to do with your metabolism. “It also can increase your restlessness, nervousness and can cause difficulty concentrating,” he said.
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Diabetes affects more than 20 million people in the United States—watch for these 10 silent symptoms of diabetes. “Not receiving the adequate amount of blood sugar can also increase one’s anger,” cites the Medical Daily article. “An imbalance in sugar levels leads to an imbalance of chemicals in the brain such as serotonin. This can lead to aggression, anger, confusion and even panic attacks.”