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What is the thyroid gland?
The thyroid gland a small, butterfly-shaped gland in the front of your neck.
Thyroid hormones control the way the body uses energy, so they affect nearly every organ in your body, even the way your heart beats. Without enough thyroid hormones, many of your body’s functions slow down.
thyroid hormone is responsible for coordinating energy, growth and metabolism in your body.
Hypothyroidism (AKA underactive thyroid) - condition when the thyroid gland doesn’t make enough thyroid hormones for proper bodily functioning.
Symptoms of Hypothyroidism:
Symptoms that can vary from person to person, but may include:
Because hypothyroidism develops slowly, many people don’t notice symptoms of the disease for months or even years. Many of these symptoms, especially fatigue and weight gain, are common and don’t always mean that someone has a thyroid problem.
In summary, hypothyroidism can result in problems with your hair, skin, muscles, digestion, memory, and mood, as well as the immune system.
Hypothyroidism has several causes, including
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases [NIDDK] Health Information Center ... Home / Health Information / Endocrine Diseases / Hypothyroidism (Underactive Thyroid)
10 Signs and Symptoms of Hypothyroidism
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Overcame sub-clinical hypothyroidism by addressing an iodine deficiency resulting from a parasite infection. I used foods, herbs, and supplements to eradicate the parasites and also restore nutrient stores.
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