Thyroid disease can have many symptoms
In the International Thyroid Awareness Week, Radiology and Interventional Radiology Specialist Prof. Dr. Onur Sıldıroğlu made statements about thyroid diseases. Stating that thyroid diseases are very common in the society, Sıldıroğlu said, "Many conditions such as irritability, palpitations, sweating, heat intolerance, restlessness, obesity or inability to gain weight may be related to the thyroid gland.”
Indicating that ultrasonography should be done, Sıldıroğlu concluded his words as follows:
“In individuals with high bad cholesterol (LDL) levels despite being thin, those who suffer from joint or muscle pain without degeneration, especially in the legs, those who have persistent constipation, those who are diagnosed with heart failure due to weakness and weak beats in the heart muscle, those who have edema-water accumulation in the lungs and legs, who have hallucinations with psychiatric problems such as depression or psychosis, and in cases where forgetfulness problem is thought to be due to dementia due to old age, should examine their thyroid functions, it should be investigated for hypothyroidism and ultrasonography should be performed for the thyroid gland."