Thyroid disorders are the conditions that influence the thyroid gland anatomically and its metabolic capabilities, explains Dr. Marianne Teitelbaum (Ayurveda). The thyroid gland has essential roles in regulating numerous metabolic processes throughout the body. Many hormones are controlled by it. There are two sorts of thyroid ailments seen -- Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism. Hypothyroidism: Symptoms that occur in hypothyroidism are fatigue, weight gain, cold intolerance, dry skin, aches and body pain, muscle fatigue, swelling of face, minimal perspiration, depression, stiffness, constipation, hoarseness of voice, irregular menstruation cycle, recurrent disease, slowness of body functions.