It has been estimated that 200 million people in the world have some form of thyroid disease. In Canada, 30% of the population suffer from a thyroid condition. Of those, as many as 50% remain undiagnosed. Is your thyroid suffering? Take our quiz and find out!
The thyroid gland plays a crucial role in our overall health. If it is not operating a peak performance, it can produce life-altering symptoms that impact your health and happiness. The good news is that even if your thyroid might be a little sluggish, we have a brand new FREE guideon Natural Ways to Improve Thyroid Health. Complete with thyroid-loving recipes and an article on thyroid health from a naturopath, you can start your journey to thyroid health now. Take the quiz below to find out if your thyroid might not be operating at optimal performance, and check out our guide here!
Hair thin on top, or coarse, wiry, and dry
Eye dry and gritty
Voice lower, husky
Difficulty swallowing, or having a sensation in your throat like there’s something there
Respiratory ailments: tight chest, shortness of breath, or prone to chest colds, bronchitis, or pneumonia
Numbness or tingling in any area of the body
Eyebrows thinning, especially the outer third
Ringing in the ears (tinnitus)
Goitor—the swelling of the thyroid gland
Feeling cold and/or having cold hands and feet
Low body temperature
Having even a few of these symptoms can alert you to the fact that your thyroid function may be impaired in some way. But don’t worry—we have some tips and tools coming your way to help you improve thyroid function and get back into happy, healthy shape! Get our Goodness Guide to Thyroid Health hereand get your thyroid fired up!
Katie has worked in the natural health & wellness industry for over 10 years and is currently studying to become a Registered Holistic Nutritionist. She is passionate about eating #feelgood food and recognized that this might look different for each and every person. She truly believes that in a healthy lifestyle, you can have your cake and eat your kale, too! Follow her on Instagram @katielmitts