Category Archives: Thyroid FAQs

13 Life-Changing Habits To Try And Do Every Single Day

Jordan Whitfield Why does one day matter? Why does what you do today matter in the scheme of your whole life? Because our life is made up of days. Days like today. The poet Heraclitus said that “one day is equal to every day.” By that he meant that every day is the same length, comprised of the same amount of hours, the same sunup and sundown. Yet, he also meant it in the sense that philosophers have always meant that same idea—that if you can get […]

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I Am Slowly Learning How To Live A Healthy Life

Quote Catalog I am reading more. I am sleeping the right amount. I am remembering to text back friends instead of isolating myself in my bedroom without any interaction for weeks at a time. I am drinking more water. I am drinking less beer. I am creating a skincare routine and an exercise routine for myself. I am making a conscious decision to care about what happens to me after a lifetime of putting everyone else first and leaving myself for last. I am slowly growing into […]

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Graves’ disease and hyperthyroidism

One of the main causes of hyperthyroidism is Graves’ Disease. Graves’ Disease, an autoimmune disease that sees an individual’s thyroid gland as a foreign object invading the body and produces antibodies to attack the gland. This causes the thyroid gland to produce a greater than normal amount of thyroxine. As a person’s thyroxine level increases, the body’s metabolic rate increases as well. A higher metabolism rate can lead to a number of health problems, including irregular heartbeat and anxiety disorders. Graves’ Disease occurs mostly in middle-aged women, […]

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Thyroid Dysfunctions and the Obesity Epidemic

There’s no doubt that thyroid disease is on the rise. Now the question is why? The reason your weight loss attempts might not be working is because your weight loss canary might be sufferi…let me explain. From the research I’ve reviewed and the patients I’ve seen in the last 20 years, it’s clear to me that the thyroid gland is your body’s own yellow canary. It’s sensitive to many different influences: your diet, your lifestyle, and the world around you. And all of these influences can affect […]

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Hypothyroidism Low Thyroid

Hypothyroidism (low thyroid)is a hormone imbalance caused when the thyroid does not produce enough thyroid hormone. What are the Symptoms of Hypothyroid? The most common are fatigue and intolerance to cold. If everybody is wearing short sleeves and you are wearing a jacket, you most likely have a hypothyroid issue. Other common symptoms are mental instability or depression, muscle weakness and fatigue, poor memory, lethargy and headaches. Still other symptoms are deep slow speech, loss of hair, cold hands and feet, constipation, pale thick skin, brittle nails, […]

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Can’t Lose Weight? Maybe You Have a Thyroid Disorder

A thyroid disorder called hypothyroidism means you have an underactive thyroid gland. If you have trouble losing weight no matter what you do, it could be because you are hypothyroid. There are almost 30 million Americans with thyroid disease and women are 7 times more likely than men to have it. Hypothyroid is the most common thyroid disorder and often misdiagnosed by doctors. You may get this because it is inherited, or because of previous problems, such as nodules, goiter, thyroid cancer, previous thyroid surgery, another autoimmune […]

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5 Big Reasons to Relieve and Prevent Thyroid Disorder

Reason 1 The thyroid regulates the rate of energy production in the body’s cells. Thyroid disorder reduces the body’s metabolism and makes you feel sluggish. Reason 2 Thyroid disorder also increases your risk of degenerative diseases such as heart disease, cancer and arthritis and your risk of widespread infection. In severe cases, the energy level in the body’s cells cannot even sustain a basic level of metabolism, creating a life-threatening situation. Reason 3 One major problem with thyroid disorder is that it’s often missed in diagnostic tests. […]

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