Losing Weight When Hypothyroid

Losing weight when hypothyroid is challenging at best. I know very few people with thyroid disease who don’t have weight problems. You know how this goes: without enough thyroid hormone, you develop fatigue. It seems you just want to lay down and nap every chance you get! Also, your metabolism slows, so you don’t burn…

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Is It Alzheimer's or Your Thyroid?

Alzheimer’s disease is a very scary diagnosis! If you or your parents are concerned about memory loss, you need to know that there are other medical conditions that mimic dementia. Not surprising, thyroid issues are one of the first medical conditions mentioned, along with a Vitamin A deficiency. Many who deal with thyroid disease have…

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FDA Continues to Expose Children to Dangerous Chemicals

The FDA continues to allow exposure of our children to dangerous chemicals in our plastic food packaging and in food handling equipment. The chemical, perchlorate, a component of rocket fuel, disrupts the thyroid gland’s normal function and reduces production of the thyroid hormone needed for healthy fetal and child brain development. Advocates for regulation of perchlorate…

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Biotin is a great supplement for hair, skin and nails, however there is a downside to taking this vitamin. Did you know that taking biotin can cause a risk of misdiagnosis of a heart attack, as well as hormone tests for thyroid issues. It seems that taking this vitamin is causing lab results to be skewed.…

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10 Reasons You Can't Lose Weight

Are you struggling with weight loss? Here’s 10 Reasons you can’t lose weight. It’s the new year and all anyone is talking about is how to lose weight! Yes, we have all heard the hype; start this diet, try this exercise routine, buy this meal service. But what about the people who have already been…

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Thyroid Symptoms: Is It All In Your Head?

Thyroid symptoms can be varied and blaring or they can be subtle and mildly annoying. But, there are a few symptoms that many who have thyroid disease mention. The first one I had and struggled with a lot was being cold. I was always freezing cold. It felt like the cold was deep in my…

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Post Natal Depression or Is It Your Thyroid

Post natal depression affects many women and many times it is diagnosed as depression and anxiety. However, sometimes it is your thyroid that is causing the upset. For some women, they are at home settling into  life with their new baby and then the post natal issues start showing up. This disease starts showing up…

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Your Thyroid Health Determines Your Pregnancy Health

Your thyroid health has a direct relationship with your pregnancy health. If your thyroid is not functioning normally before and during your pregnancy, you take a chance that your baby will not develop properly. I ran across this article on an Ukrainian website with magictr as the author. They do a good job of explaining…

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BPA And Cash Register Receipts

BPA and cash register receipts may be causing more health problems than you realize! Countries in Europe and Canada have banned the use of this chemical in baby bottles and in 2011, France banned the use of BPA in any food or beverage packaging. However, the FDA has decided the ban was not necessary here…

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Always Cold

Are you always cold? Do you have several layers of clothing on when everyone else has on t-shirts and tank tops? The good news is that there are a few things you can do to ease that cold all the time feeling! First of all, if you are hypothyroid, you more than likely are cold,…

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