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Thyroid Problems

A recent article highlights the issue of thyroid problems and how many people may have one and not even know it. The article explains that the thyroid has a fundamental influence on our well-being, and that:  “The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland that sits at the back of the neck below the Adam’s apple and wraps around the windpipe. It produces thyroid hormones that control the metabolism, or the rate at which the body’s cells go about their business.” […]

Determining the medical facets of hypothyroidism

Determining the medical facets of hypothyroidism It might be surprising to know that certain illnesses can be caused my medical causes. Although most people think that illnesses are mostly caused by irregularities and probably lack of concern for some, there are diseases that spring out of medical causes and treatments. One of them is hypothyroidism. Determining the medical facets of hypothyroidism Hypothyroidism constitutes the irregular function of the thyroid gland. A butterfly-shaped gland in the front of the neck, the thyroid gland is […]

Alternative Therapies for the Treatment of Hypothyroidism

Alternative Therapies for the Treatment of Hypothyroidism Recently, many experts and scientists have been focusing on the alternative remedies’ effects in treating general illnesses. Some people even claim that traditional medicine can’t treat these ailments. Thus, this has led to many people seeking for alternative solutions and medicines to treat their illnesses. Luckily, those people who have tried to use alternative solutions have experienced good effects. Alternative Therapies for the Treatment of Hypothyroidism   One uncommon illness which stems from thyroid gland’s malfunctioning is hypothyroidism. This […]

A Brief Overview of Thyroid Diseases

A Brief Overview of Thyroid Diseases Located at the lower frontal end of the neck or Adam’s apple in men, the thyroid gland plays a very important role in the human body. Its main function is to produce several hormones needed for metabolism and other bodily processes. Thyroxine is one of the hormones produced in the thyroid gland. A Brief Overview of Thyroid Diseases Goiter happens when there are insufficient amounts of thyroxine in the body. It is characterized by swelling in the patient’s […]

Hypothyroidism Linked with Heart Disease

Hypothyroidism Linked with Heart Disease Most people do not know that the gland just below the neck plays a significant role in maintaining homeostasis (balance) in the body. This gland is called the thyroid gland and just like other body organs, it may not function well especially in the presence of another disease or infection. Hypothyroidism When the thyroid gland produces insufficient amounts of thyroxine, the primary hormone produced by the gland, hypothyroidism occurs. The body’s metabolism goes haywire resulting to signs and symptoms commonly […]

Stop Hypothyroidism Now

Stop Hypothyroidism Now Hypothyroidism happens when there is thyroid hormone imbalance. Your thyroid hormones are produced by your thyroid gland. When the gland produces below than normal levels of thyroid hormones, you may be suffering from hypothyroidism. However, there are various medications which can help you remedy this imbalance and take control of your thyroid gland again. Understanding Your Thyroid Gland The human thyroid gland produces 4 hormones all of them contains iodine. These hormones are thyroxine (T4), triiodothyronine (T3), diiodothyronine (T2) and monoiodothyronine (T1). The […]

The Thyroid Gland and Your Menstrual Problems

The Thyroid Gland and Your Menstrual Problems Hormones produced by the thyroid gland are responsible in regulating bodily processes like digestion and metabolism. In women, thyroid hormones also play a role in their menstrual cycle. However, changes brought about by these hormones usually go unnoticed like changes in energy levels, skin texture, memory and menstrual cycles. Although the menstrual cycle varies from one woman to another, a visit to the doctor won’t hurt if a woman thinks that her menstrual cycle has changed dramatically. Your doctor […]

Looking at Hypothyroidism and Acupuncture

Looking at Hypothyroidism and Acupuncture The thyroid gland might be one of the organs that have gathered low popularity before. However, this small but terrible gland plays a major role in the development of one’s body. That’s why the disease associated with it, hypothyroidism, must be addressed with care and precision. Looking at Hypothyroidism and Acupuncture Hypothyroidism is the result of the dysfunction of the thyroid gland. Although this ailment has been known to be present in kids and men, hypothyroidism is also common among […]

Does Hypothyroidism Cause Infertility?

Does Hypothyroidism Cause Infertility? Infertility has been one of the many situations that have faced women and men of all ages. Its causes are being widely researched. One of the metabolism-disrupting ailments known, hypothyroidism, is also pointed out to be a popular cause of infertility. Understanding hypothyroidism and its effects Hypothyroidism occurs in the thyroid gland. Located just below the area where a man’s Adam’s Apple can be found, the thyroid gland is a butterfly-like gland in the area of the neck. It is mainly […]