3. Celiac Disease
This disease is caused by gluten consumption in some people. Gluten is a protein, most commonly found in wheat and protein. This protein causes an attack on the digestive system by the body. The most common symptoms are those of diarrhea and fatigue also contributing to loss in weight. Symptoms may also include rashes, headaches, seizures, depression and aches.
These symptoms are similar to certain other diseases too including irritable bowel syndrome and Crohn’s disease. To complete a diagnosis a blood test as well as a sample from the intestine is needed.
Thyroid is a gland located in our neck. It produces the hormone thyroxin. Overproduction of this hormone leads to a condition called hyperthyroidism. The person experiencing this may feel more anxious and irritated than usual. The symptoms may also include unexplained loss in weight, a fast heartbeat and even excessive sweating.
The doctor should be informed about all these symptoms. Doctors will have to conduct a blood test before giving a diagnosis.
This condition is the opposite of hyperthyroidism. Your thyroid gland produces too little thyroxin. You may note weight gain, laziness, thinning of hair and changes in movements associated with the bowel. You may have also increases sensitivity to both hot and cold. The doctor will have to conduct a blood test to confirm the condition.