In 2001, Kim Rhyne gained 20 pounds in six weeks. Normally an energetic women's ministry leader in Cleveland, she was suddenly so exhausted that she could barely drag herself out of bed. "I wasn't eating a lot more or doing anything any differently than I had been before," says Kim. "I had no idea what was going on with my body."
Feeling sluggish? Bloated? Always cold? You may have a thyroid problem. But before you self-treat — or seek help from the numerous online coaches who peddle advice — find out what's really wrong
"There is an old medical saying that just a few grains of thyroid hormone can make the difference between an idiot and an Einstein."