When your immune system attacks your thyroid
Weight gain is a common bodily response to this disease. Your metabolism slows down and becomes very low; fatigue begins to take over.
Your body will attempt to balance itself out by destroying your thyroid piece by piece like it's an invader, very similar to how the body reacts to bad bacteria and viruses.
- enlarged thyroid
- unexplained weight gain
- dry or rough skin
- hair loss
- joint stiffness
- muscle weakness