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How Can Your Malfunctioning Thyroid Affect Your Heart? Introduction The thyroid gland, which is located in the front of the neck, is a very important endocrine gland responsible for producing two essential hormones – T3 and T4 and secreting them into our blood. These two hormones have a major ...

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The majority of people who start their day with coffee prefers to enhance flavor with sugar, cream or, of course, some cow’s milk. People also turn to cow’s milk when it comes to eating cereal, drinking milkshakes, even for baking. Cow’s milk, however, isn’t as popular as it used to be anymore. ...

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Caffeine is a natural alkaloid chemical that many people depend on to get their day started. A recent study1 found that approximately 85% of Americans drink at least one caffeinated beverage each day. The most popular beverage that contains caffeine would be coffee, but certain sodas, energy ...

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The body contains different systems that work together synergistically to ensure our survival. A crucial system in the body is called the endocrine system – and within this system lies various glands that produce hormones. In this post, we want to turn our focus to the gland that resided within the ...

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Flaxseed And Thyroid Dysfunction: Good Or Bad? The Thyroid is a gland that is located in the neck of the human body. It forms part of the endocrine system, which is responsible for the secretion of different hormones. The Thyroid gland absorbs a mineral known as iodine – the cells that make up ...

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Is There A Connection Between Amiodarone And Thyroid Disorders? The Thyroid is an overlooked gland, part of the endocrine system, which has several important functions to perform. This gland produces two essential hormones1, often referred to as T3 and T4. Both hormones contribute to a number of ...

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Successful management of thyroid problems and symptoms they induce requires lifestyle modification besides doctor-recommended treatment options. Lifestyle modifications include changes in the diet where an affected person avoids unhealthy foods in favor of nutritious instances. Since most people ...

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According to the National Institutes of Health, about 4.6% of the US population older than 12 has hypothyroidism although most cases are mild. In other words, 5 out of 100 people in the United States are hypothyroid which is quite worrying when you consider the total population of the country. ...

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Keto diet has become one of the most popular diet trends in the world lately. An increasing number of people adhere to ketogenic diet and report amazing weight loss, better blood sugar control, and improved overall health. Despite its popularity, the safety of keto diet for hypothyroid patients ...

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