Dry Skin

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Dry Skin

This symptom could be caused by the failure of your pituitary gland. The hormone below could be deficient.

Thyroid Hormone Deficiency

Symptoms of thyroid deficiency are

Later stage symptoms

  • a low-pitched and hoarse voice
  • a puffy-looking face
  • thinned or partly missing eyebrows
  • a slow heart rate
  • hearing loss
  • anaemia
Weight gain, fatigue

Katie Hughes: “my body expanded with horrifying speed, all my weight piling onto my belly”
[Katie Hughes who had thyroid deficiency and growth hormone deficiency]

NHS website https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/underactive-thyroid-hypothyroidism/symptoms/

Thyroid hormone deficiency can also be called hypothyroidism.
‘Primary’ means ’caused by a problem in the thyroid gland.’
‘Secondary’ means ’caused by a problem in the pituitary gland.’
‘Tertiary’ means ’caused by a problem in the hypothalamus.’
‘Central’ means ’caused by a problem in the pituitary gland or the hypothalamus.’

For how to test if you have Thyroid Hormone Deficiency, see Diagnosis page.