3. Muscle & Joint Pain
Unexplained aches and pains in the muscles and joints (following no period of physical exertion) can be symptomatic of a thyroid condition. These pains and be intense and unrelenting, interfering with normal activities and inhibiting the patient’s ability to perform movements and actions within their normal ranges of motion.
These symptoms can also manifest as muscle weaknesses, leading specific muscle groups suddenly unable to bear normal workloads. Some people experience tremors in their hands, which can become severe. Pain, swelling and stiffness can also occur in muscles and joints.