Schneider Medical Group, PA
Internists & Integrative Medicine Doctors located in Raleigh, NC
Dr. Inaam Schneider offers comprehensive primary care services in her Raleigh, North Carolina, office, including personalized services for diagnosing and treating both acute and chronic medical conditions. Dr. Schneider emphasizes internal and integrative medicine, taking a total approach to health and wellness. Managing a chronic illness requires specialized care and personalized attention. Contact Schneider Medical Group today to learn more about her primary care practice.
What does your thyroid do?Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland near your trachea. It’s your thyroid’s job to regulate a variety of metabolic process, including the production of hormones. When your thyroid gland is not functioning properly, it causes serious medical conditions.
How are thyroid disorders diagnosed?An ill-functioning thyroid can result in several medical conditions, including:
- Hypothyroidism (an underactive thyroid)
- Hyperthyroidism (an overactive thyroid)
- Development of goiters (enlargement of the thyroid)
What are the symptoms of a thyroid disorder?Different thyroid disorders bring about different symptoms. Hypothyroidism symptoms may include:
- Chronic feelings of fatigue
- Lack of concentration
- Dry skin
- Rapid heart rate
- Weight loss
- Intolerance to heat
- Increased sweating