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New Weight Loss Patch Uses Thyroid Hormone

New Weight Loss Patch Uses Thyroid Hormone

A new weight loss patch is being developed by scientists in Singapore. The skin patch is designed to transform white fat into brown fat using micro-needles loaded with the drug Beta-3 adrenergic receptor agonist, or a drug called thyroid hormone T3 triiodothyronine. It turns energy-storing ‘bad’ white fat into energy-burning brown fat over four weeks, using hundreds…

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Mood Swings and Thyroid Disease

Mood Swings and Thyroid Disease

Moods swings can make your life a living hell and the mood swings that come with thyroid disease are some of the nastiest! How do I know? Because I am one of those people! Yes, I am admitting that I can be a mean, nasty, uncaring person and no one misses out on the terror…

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Brittle Nails: The Causes and Cures

Brittle Nails: The Causes and Cures

Brittle nails are a medical condition that many women deal with. I had no idea what a problem that could be until I developed thyroid disease. All of my life I had beautiful nails; long, strong, nice shape. I always received compliments on how pretty my nails were. Then along came the thyroid disease and…

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How Food Can Make the Holidays Moody

How Food Can Make the Holidays Moody

Can food make your holidays moody or is it just that we are so busy, we don’t even know which way is up! Well, it turns out what we are eating is causing some issues. We all know to limit soda, potato chips and margarine, but did you some of the foods we consume that…

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Food and Drug Interactions-What You Need to Know

Food and Drug Interactions-What You Need to Know

Food and drug  interactions are a risk for anyone who takes prescription medicine or vitamin supplements. Many of us have heard about how grapefruit can interfere with your medications but are you aware of the other foods that can cause problems. Now, I am not saying to avoid certain foods altogether, but you need to…

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Aging and Our Hormones: Keeping the Balance

Aging and Our Hormones: Keeping the Balance

Aging and our hormones can be a balancing act that can be tricky. Those hormones cause fluctuations that sometimes can dictate our mood, energy, and weight. Many women struggle to keep all those hormones in balance and as we age those hormones seem to be more out of control than ever. So, how do we…

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Why Dairy Milk Is So Important for Women

Why Dairy Milk Is So Important for Women

Dairy milk is a beverage that many of us avoid due to the fact we have trouble digesting the sugar that is found in dairy products. Many experience so much discomfort from dairy that they opt for other types of milk. However, many women who do drink other forms of milk need to be aware…

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Eye Health: 6 Reasons For Your Vision Loss

Eye Health: 6 Reasons For Your Vision Loss

Eye health is a concern for many adults. Vision loss is a major concern and there are several health conditions that can contribute to that loss. The good news is that most of those health problems can be corrected so that loss can be prevented. In this article on Bel Marra Health, they explain 6…

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Weight Loss With Thyroid Disease

Weight Loss With Thyroid Disease

Weight loss with thyroid disease can be a challenge, to say the least. We all know that when you have a chronic disease, it pretty much takes over your life. In this story by Alexis Clark on Women’s Health, she shares how she let her condition stop her from losing weight. She states: If all…

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Hormonal Imbalance-The Why and How

Hormonal Imbalance

Hormonal imbalance is a condition many women live with. From adolescence to menopause, our hormones are all over the place. This is normal but when that balance is upset, then other not so pleasant issues start to show up. Everything from stress to digestive problems to thyroid function can upset that hormone balance without us…

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