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The abnormally large size of the gland is rarely due to cancer and is usually an indication of hyperthyroidism (an overactive thyroid gland) or hypothyroidism (an underactive thyroid gland).
6 An underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism), where your metabolism slows down.
My thyroid was underactive and I was prescribed thyroxin.
With over 60%of the global population underactive, where do we start?
It's usual to feel low and lethargic but sometimes WATCH OUT it could indicate an underactive thyroid gland
Hypothyroidism is a condition where the thyroid -- a butterfly-shaped gland in the neck -- is underactive and doesn't produce enough of some of the hormones a person needs to regulate their metabolism and other bodily functions.
An underactive gland could result in hair loss, brittle nails or dry, flaky skin.
A MERSEYSIDE woman won a pounds 7,000 payout from BT after they disagreed that her underactive thyroid was a disability.