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The Most Common Warning Signs Your Thyroid Isn’t Working Right

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Increased appetite

A good appetite is a sign of good health, or so the saying goes. But if a person feels hungry all the time and that’s unusual, then the increased appetite may be a sign of hyperthyroidism. An overactive thyroid leads to an increase in metabolism, which in itself means that more calories are needed needed to maintain body weight — hence the increased appetite.