Tag: hyperthyroidism

Hypothyroidism, a condition where inadequate levels of Thyroid hormones are present in the human body, is the leading disease to affect the endocrine system in the general population. With the importance of Thyroid hormones in mind, a number of problematic symptoms and health issues can develop ...

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The Thyroid gland sits in the neck, in front of the windpipe, and has a shape that most people see as similar to a butterfly1. Often overlooked, this gland plays a crucial part in the endocrine system, delivering hormones to the blood circulatory system that contributes to some of the most ...

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Essential oils are natural oils typically obtained through distillation and having the characteristic scent of a flower or plant from which they were extracted. They have been used in aromatherapy for thousands of years. Essential oils have many uses besides aromatherapy e.g. cleaning ...

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Your body is a home to many types of bacteria. The word “bacteria” is associated with danger, disease, virus, and other negative things, but it doesn’t have to be like that. You see, we can divide bacteria in the body into two groups: good and bad. Balance of both of them is vital for strong ...

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Vitamins are considered essential nutrients. They work together with minerals and other important nutrients to support our overall health and wellbeing. Vitamins perform hundreds of functions thus explaining why a deficiency in some of these micronutrients causes a number of side effects. In ...

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All of us have been dealing with acne at one point or another. When you’re a teenager acne is one of the biggest concerns you have. At that point, we expect this problem will go away when we’re older. However, acne breakouts can occur in adulthood too. Reasons behind acne breakouts are ...

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The thyroid gland may be small, but it has a major influence on multiple processes in our body in both direct and indirect manner. The thyroid produces hormones that regulate metabolism, manage our weight, and so much more. Hormonal balance is vital for good health and wellbeing.  Bearing in ...

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Thyroid problems induce a number of symptoms that depend on whether the gland is overactive or underactive. Persons who struggle with dysfunctions affecting the butterfly-shaped gland can gain weight or lose it, see their cholesterol levels increase, notice their skin is somewhat dry, experience ...

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Most people drink alcohol at one point or another. Sometimes you have a drink or two to relax after long day at work, maybe you only drink when celebrating anniversaries, birthdays, or promotions. However, it’s not uncommon for people to engage in binge-drinking sessions more often than they’d ...

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