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The Water Crisis on Our Military Bases

The Water Crisis on Our Military Bases

The water crisis on our military bases was addressed this week in Washington. Military families are reporting birth defects, Stage IV cancer and thyroid disease due to the contaminated water at the bases.The hearing Wednesday was the first for the sub-panel under new leadership, and a reminder that the widespread concerns of per- and polyfluoroalkyl,…

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Thyroid Nodules: What You Need to Know

Thyroid Nodules: What You Need to Know

Thyroid nodules and the problems they cause are written about every week. However, when I ran across this article about thyroid nodules, I realized I know very little about them. Since they are fairly common, I am sharing this article by Tolu Ajiboye, who explains the symptoms, causes, how they are diagnosed and what the…

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Controlling Your Stress Improves Thyroid Health

Controlling Your Stress Improves Thyroid Health

Controlling your stress is a huge challenge if you have thyroid disease. As many of us know, if your stress levels are high your health is going to suffer. Many who suffer with Hashimoto’s will state that stress makes their symptoms worse and that managing the stress is a key component to keeping their disease…

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Hypothyroidism Flares: Do You Have Them?

Hypothyroidism Flares: Do You Have Them?

Hypothyroidism flares happen when you least expect them but can throw your life into a free fall. We know how it goes; everything is going fairly well and then all of a sudden it seems the world has crashed around us! You go from feeling fairly well, you are getting things done, you are having…

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Have a Great Memorial Day!

Have a Great Memorial Day

I would like to wish everyone a safe and happy Memorial Day! Enjoy your friends and family this weekend! Please take the time to thank a veteran for their service! It is due to their sacrifice that we have the freedoms we do! Have a Great Memorial Weekend! Corri    

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Welcome to KnowYourThyroid

We are dedicated to offering hope to those who suffer from hypothyroidism by sharing the latest news about thyroid health. We keep you up to date on the latest treatments,  diagnostic testing and symptom control, as well as nutritional information and exercise ideas that benefit those who are dealing with thyroid dysfunction.

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Is Heartburn the New Normal

Is Heartburn the New Normal

Is heartburn the new normal for our lives? So-called acid indigestion is a serious malady experienced by millions of people. The major symptom is “heartburn” and/or acid indigestion. Other symptoms may be heart palpitations, short-windedness, flatulence, and belching or acid reflux. When the body is low on hydrochloric acid, we have symptoms of “heartburn” or “acid…

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