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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...

What Is Carnitine and Why Is It Important?

Carnitine is a specialized amino acid with a variety of duties in the body. Unlike many of the amino acids in the body, carnitine is not found in body proteins. The main role of carnitine is to help the body...

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...