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Hypothyroidism

Understanding the Thyroid and Tips for Improving Thyroid Health

The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland that sits just below the voice box. The thyroid’s responsibility is to extract iodine from the foods we eat and convert it to thyroid hormones. It does this by combining iodine and the amino...

7 Hormone Imbalance Treatments and 13 Symptoms of Hormonal Imbalances

Hormone imbalances can occur at any age, and left untreated imbalances may cause potentially serious health consequences. Effective hormone imbalance treatments are available, and natural remedies may help to get your body back to producing hormones optimally. What Are Hormones?...

Hashimoto’s Disease: When the Thyroid Sleeps on the Job

Hashimoto’s disease, or Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, is named after Dr. Hakaru Hashimoto, a Japanese physician and scientist. In the early 20th century, Dr. Hashimoto discovered a new form of thyroiditis, or inflammation of the thyroid gland. That new form of thyroiditis...

Graves’ Disease: Symptoms and Treatment for an Overactive Thyroid

Graves’ disease is an autoimmune disease in which the body attacks itself. The body’s immune system is designed to produce antibodies to protect the body from foreign invaders including germs, bacteria, and viruses. In an autoimmune condition, the immune system...

Understanding Hypothyroidism Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Hypothyroidism is proof that size doesn’t matter. The small thyroid gland can cause big health problems when it isn’t working correctly. The thyroid gland affects every system in the body, and thyroid hormones are needed for the body to stay...

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