If your thyroid makes too much or too little of certain hormones, your body chemistry can get out of balance. That can affect your circadian rhythm — the internal body clock that’s responsible for your sleep-wake cycle. An overactive thyroid gland (hyperthyroidism) can cause sleep problems, as its disruption causes the nervous system to over-stimulate, making sleep difficult. Conversely, when the thyroid gland is underactive, a deficiency of thyroid hormone can lead to Your body slows down, making you tired more easily. Partial or total thyroidectomy may also lead to fatigue or lethargy. Those with thyroid problems are at increased risk of sleep apnea (temporary pauses in breathing). It can cause regular awakenings, so after a night’s sleep, you may feel tired rather than energized. Often the cause of the disruption of the human biological clock is a weakness in the thyroid gland Continue reading👇
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