by DR. HEATHER MORRIS The thyroid gland is one of the largest glands of the endocrine system, which is present in the lower part of the neck. It secretes two important hormones — triiodothyronine and thyroxine also called T3 and T4 respectively. These hormones are responsible for a lot of things the way in which you...
Our hormones can be difficult to deal with at times, but it’s because of them that our different bodily systems have the ability to talk to each other. With that said, you may or may not know the symptoms associated with thyroid disorders. They are the most dominant of the endocrine disorders. These types of...
by DR. HEATHER MORRIS Chemicals That increase Thyroid Cancer Risks: Arguably necessary for our developed world, chemicals are used extensively in countless products, including personal care products. And although some of them may be effective, many of them also come with some health risks. One recent study shows that occupational exposure to common chemical disinfectants, sanitizers, sterilizers, and deodorizers may...
According to the American Thyroid Association, approximately 20 million people are affected by thyroid disease — 60 percent of them unaware that they have it. It is estimated that 200 million people in the world have some form of thyroid disease. They can be tricky to diagnose since the symptoms tend to be subtle...
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