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Suboptimal Thyroid Can Cause Weight Gain and Depression

One of Oprah’s viewers diagnosed her as having a problem with her thyroid. That was one factor in her constant struggle with weight. Your thyroid is the main hormone of metabolism and it affects your energy, weight, mood, temperature, fertility, menstrual cycles, hair growth, bowel movements, sleep and more. It’s a hormone that is sometimes […]

The Thyroid Gland and Degenerative Diseases

Did you know that there is a common denominator between low thyroid function better known as hypothyroidism and degenerative diseases? There is another common denominator between low adrenal function secondary to stress and degenerative diseases. Now who of us in this day and age do not have stress of one form or another in our […]

Can You Dive With a Thyroid Disorder?

Thyroid problems can gravely affect the metabolism and body function. Therefore, if you want to learn scuba diving but concerned about thyroid conditions, you might want to learn how these problems can influence your planned activities. The Thyroid Gland The thyroid is an essential gland that secretes thyroxin, a hormone that helps control the rate […]