7. Dry And Flaky Skin
Skin is quit vulnerable to thyroid problem because it increases glycosaminoglycan deposition under the skin. As the functioning of skin is linked with hormones produced by the thyroid glands, any problem with the thyroid can result in skin changes. Low thyroid hormone levels can make the skin dry, coarse, scaly, and pale. It can also make the skin appear wrinkled. Other symptoms can include reduced sweating, eczema, edema, as well as brittle nails. An overactive thyroid can make the skin itchy and fragile.