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The Secret Epidemic of Hypothyroidism

Most of us don't ever think about our thyroid. This gland is located in the neck and produces hormones that regulate energy metabolism, control protein synthesis, and adjust the body's sensitivity to …

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Low Thyroid? How to Conduct a Basal Temperature Test

The Basal Temperature Test is not to be used as a replacement for a proper medical assessment.  Instead it can help you determine whether you may have a thyroid imbalance and a low functioning thyroid…

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Is an Underactive Thyroid Making You Overweight?

Because the thyroid gland is involved in so many functions in the body, an under-functioning thyroid gland can result in many possible symptoms. The following list includes many of the most common sym…

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