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The Mystery Of The Thyroid Gland Revealed

The Mystery Of The Thyroid Gland Revealed

The thyroid gland has a crucial part to play in the body, the hormones it produces help in maintaining a regular heart rate, healthy skin and healthy metabolic rate. When the thyroid gland becomes sluggish (hypothyroidism) you will start experiencing low levels of energy, weight gain, aching joints, dry skin and even depression. If your thyroid is over-working (hyperthyroidism) you will experience sleep disturbance, racing heart and weight loss. Knowing what can go wrong if your thyroid is not functioning properly, you will be surprised to know that almost half of the estimated 27 million Americans dealing with thyroid problems go undiagnosed. You spend your time visiting different internists to specialists and all they do is prescribing skin creams and …

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Dieting Can Destroy Your Thyroid Gland

Ways in Which Dieting Can Destroy Your Thyroid Gland

People have always been debating the reason why diets usually fail no matter how strict and low calorie they are. One reasoning that I highly believe in is that dieting can cripple and weaken your thyroid gland. And this makes diets fail how? Because your thyroid gland produces metabolism hormones. So, how does dieting destroy your thyroid gland? 1- It is common for dieters to think that diet soda is the ultimate drink. Why not when it is a carbonated beverage that doesn’t give you any calories? However, Diet drinks are rich in fluoride, which is a substance that hinders your body’s response to your thyroid hormones rendering them ineffective. 2- No fat diets are the latest fad in the …

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Signs There is a Problem in Your Thyroid Gland

5 Signs There is a Problem in Your Thyroid Gland

The thyroid gland is this small pair of what looks like wings in your neck. And although it is small, it is very important since it is responsible for the production of some of the most important hormones needed for our metabolism and brain functions. Therefore, it is important to recognize the signs of problems that might happen to the thyroid gland. 1- Like we have just said, the hormones the thyroid gland produces are responsible for metabolism. If you are facing some problems with digestion such as constipation, and if you are not defecating often enough, then this most likely means there is a problem with your thyroid gland. 2- It is normal to sweat when it is hot, …

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