People are being urged to look out for the common warning signs of thyroid disease with an expert is urging not to ignore certain 'tell-tale symptoms'.
Your thyroid is a endocrine gland found in your neck. The gland works to create two hormones - thyroxine and triiodothyronine - responsible for controlling vital bodily functions such as energy levels, weight regulation, internal temperature, and your metabolism.
Thyroid disease may cause the body to have a low or high level of these important hormones, with the two forms meaning a person has an under-active or overactive thyroid.
According to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), two per cent of the UK population are currently living with thyroid disease.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk