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What Your Thyroid Says About Your Health

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Riley Cardoza & Christina Stiehl of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 2 of 16: It could be the weather, or it could be a thyroid issue. Hofflich explains dry skin is a symptom of hypothyroidism, where the thyroid is not producing enough of the thyroid hormone. This can cause your metabolism to slow down and reduce sweating, which can dry out your skin. Your nails can also become dry and brittle.

1. Your Skin Is Dry

It could be the weather, or it could be a thyroid issue. Hofflich explains dry skin is a symptom of hypothyroidism, where the thyroid is not producing enough of the thyroid hormone. This can cause your metabolism to slow down and reduce sweating, which can dry out your skin. Your nails can also become dry and brittle.

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