Could You Be Hypothyroid?

A simple quiz that'll help you get to the bottom of things

Updated October 19, 2016

1. What is your biological sex?

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3. Tofu, edamame, soy protein shakes... do you eat a lot of soy products?

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6. Do you eat a lot of raw cruciferous vegetables like brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage or kale?

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8. Do you ever find yourself a victim of unexplained swelling?

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10. When you don't eat, do you ever get the shakes, or other hypoglycaemic symptoms like anxiety, headaches, or weakness?

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11. Do you have a history of conditions like arthritis, diabetes, celiac disease, lupus, or another autoimmune disease?

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13. Do you often feel run down, tired, or lethargic—even when you get plenty of sleep?

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19. How about your hair—are you losing parts of your eyebrows, or head hair, or is your hair dry or brittle?

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20. Does your neck feel sensitive or swollen—perhaps scarves or ties are really uncomfortable for you?

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Could You Be Hypothyroid?

You got: You May Be Hypothyroid

I got You May Be Hypothyroid. Could You Be Hypothyroid?
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Your answers indicate that you may be hypothyroid, which means the thyroid is underactive. When your thyroid is unable to produce some or all needed thyroid hormone, you are considered hypothyroid.

But this quiz is not intended to diagnose a thyroid condition; it's to inform you of the more commonly accepted symptoms of an underactive thyroid. Your best bet? Visit your physician and let him or her know that you're concerned about your thyroid. 

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical consultation, diagnosis or treatment.

Could You Be Hypothyroid?

You got: It's Likely You're Hypothyroid

I got It's Likely You're Hypothyroid. Could You Be Hypothyroid?
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Your answers indicate that there's a significant likelihood that you're hypothyroid, which means the thyroid is underactive. When your thyroid is unable to produce some or all needed thyroid hormone you are considered hypothyroid.

But this quiz is not intended to diagnose a thyroid condition; it's to inform you of the more commonly accepted symptoms of an underactive thyroid. Your best bet? Visit your physician and let him or her know that you're concerned about your thyroid. 

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical consultation, diagnosis or treatment.

Could You Be Hypothyroid?

You got: You're Probably Not Hypothyroid

I got You're Probably Not Hypothyroid. Could You Be Hypothyroid?
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You haven't indicated that you're exhibiting a significant amount of the symptoms associated with hypothyroidism or with an underactive thyroid.

That said, if you feel like you've answered with a lot of "yes"es, there's a chance that something's not quite right. If you don't feel a hundred percent with your health, it's a good idea to get a checkup from your doctor and ask about your thyroid while you're there. 

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical consultation, diagnosis or treatment.

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