What are the symptoms of an underactive thyroid?

Varies. Palpitations, tremors, muscle weakness, heat intolerence, weight loss, anxiety - or some people have few if any symptoms (so called "apathetic" hyperthyroidism).
Underactive Thyroid. Symptoms that commonly occur include: Tiredness, Weight gain, Constipation, Aches, Feeling cold, Dry skin, Lifeless hair, Fluid retention, Mental slowing and Depression.

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What are some symptoms of underactive thyroid?

Many. Some common symptoms are: fatigue, sensitive to cold, dry skin, constipation, hoarse voice, weight gain, high cholesterol, muscle ache/weakness, joint pain, heavy periods, brittle nails/hair, depression. Many other conditions can share these symptoms so if you suspect it, get a thyroid blood test.

What are common symptoms of underactive thyroid?

Hypothyroid symptoms. There are several places in the cascade of hormone production, which when disrupted, cause the thyroid hormones to be low. Fatigue, increased sensitivity to cold, constipation, dry skin, unexplained weight gain, puffy face, impaired, muscle weakness, high cholesterol, hair loss, hoarseness, arthritis, low heart rate, depression, dry skin, abnormal menses are a few symptoms.
Underactive thyroid. Weight gain (usually no more than 10 to 15 pounds) and difficulty losing weight; cold intolerance; dry hair and skin; decreased sex drive; fatigue; weakness; muscle cramps; depression. Patients with mild hypothyroidism may not have any symptoms.

I have symptoms of an underactive thyroid and an enlarged thyroid but the ultrasound came back normal. What does that mean?

Thyroid levels? An enlarged thyroid on exam is subjective. The us is better at asessing thyroid size and volume and to rule out other problems which sometimes can be seen on thyroid glands. If your thyroid hormone levels are normal, most likely your symptoms are not related to a thyroid problem. The normal us is reassuring.

Are my sluggish symptoms an underactive thyroid or normal ageing?

See your doctor. Sluggish symptoms are not normal at any age. Please consult your doctor so that a treatable condition is not missed.

I have no other symptoms apart from my palms being red and itchy sometimes? I have astma and an underactive thyroid if this helps?

Palmar erythema. Can be due to heredity occurs in at least 30% of pregnant women other causes: liver disease/cirrhosis, wilson disease, hemochromatosis, hyperthyroid, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, malignancy, smoking, mercury poisoning, and meds such as amiodarone, gemfibrozil, and Cholestyramine can cause palmar erythema. Some have no known cause. Check with your doc...
Many possibilities. Asthma is associated with atopic dermatitis, which can cause red itchy palms. But it might be a contact allergy or simple wear and tear from frequent hand washings. It could also be a harbinger of an underlying problem. See a dermatologist.