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11 Signs That Your Thyroid Doesn’t Work Properly, and It Can Be Dangerous to Ignore Them

Lethargy

The thyroid gland produces hormones that control the way the body uses energy. The underproduction of hormones can lead to a depressed feeling, sluggishness, and lethargy.

A change in your voice

The thyroid gland and the larynx (voice box) are located very close to each other. So any dysfunction of the thyroid gland can affect the larynx and cause issues with your voice.

Thickened skin and thinning eyebrows

Hypothyroidism leads to the calcification of the skin. This causes it to appear thick, dry, and scaly in texture. It can also result in the thinning of your eyebrows, which is rather insidious yet often appears among the first symptoms.

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