If you have thyroid gland issues and your legs are swollen, you may be searching online for answers to some or all of the following questions: Why do my legs feel heavy? Why are my legs restless at night? Why do I have leg cramps all the time? Why do my legs feel weak when I walk? Why are my legs always swollen at the end of the day? Why, when I wake up in the morning, do my legs take time to get moving, hurt, and feel tingly? If these questions are familiar to you, you may be relieved to know that they sound familiar to us, too, because we hear them all the time from patients struggling with hypothyroidism — a disorder of the endocrine system in which the thyroid gland doesn’t produce enough thyroid hormone. Unfortunately, doctors who practice conventional medicine often miss the connection between swollen, […]