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10 Warning Signs of a Thyroid Problem

The thyroid gland is responsible for the secretion of a hormone that governs several vital bodily functions, including growth and metabolic activity. When the thyroid malfunctions and produces the thyroid hormone in either excess or deficient amounts, numerous symptoms of ill-health manifest over time. A “thyroid problem” then, refers to a set of symptoms...

NHS plans to stop prescribing life-changing thyroid pill after drug company hikes its price up by more than 5,000%

By CLAUDIA TANNER FOR MAILONLINE The NHS is planning to stop prescribing a life-changing pill after its manufacturer raised the price by more than 5,000 per cent. Liothyronine, used to treat patients with an underactive thyroid, has soared from 16p per tablet to £9.22 – an increase of 5,662 per cent. The medicine, a synthetic version of the hormone T3, is relied on...

Everything You Need to Know About Every Thyroid Disorder: Signs, Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

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...

This May Help Cure Your Thyroid Gland And Balance It’s Hormones

When you’re driving a car with no gas in the tank, you’re not going to get very far. Granted, the car will run on fumes for a few miles, but getting to your destination will be futile. Your thyroid is no different in terms of regulating your metabolism. According to the Canadian Thyroid Association, about...

Top 12 Signs Of Hypothyroidism Most Women Ignore

Many of us have heard of hypothyroidism but have no idea how many ways it can affect our daily lives. Hypothyroidism is a condition that is characterized by an underproduction of thyroid hormone in the body and is known to primarily affect woman over the age of 60. Producing too little thyroid hormone can manifest in...

What I Wish My Friends and Family Knew About My Daily Life With Hashimoto’s

Dear friends and family, “I have Hashimoto’s.” I’ve used this phrase many times over the last five years. Sometimes it’s a bold statement. A testament to what I overcome every day. Sometimes it’s an angry shout, said with every part of me that rails against this being my defining factor. Sometimes it’s a whispered admission, not...

Healing Your Liver Can Heal Your Thyroid

This is the difference. The difference between going round and round with doctors, medications, supplements, etc. and actually getting real results is… The frustrated hypothyroidism sufferer is completely focused on their thyroid as the problem. They can’t take a step back and see that there’s more to it than that. And to be honest, if that’s you, it’s not...

What ‘I’m Tired’ Means to Someone With Hypothyroidism and Adrenal Fatigue

Imagine this: You go to bed at 8 p.m. because you’re so unbelievably tired. You sleep pretty much straight through the night, maybe waking briefly, but nothing to hugely disturb the amount of sleep you get, before your alarm goes off at 7 a.m. for work. That’s 11 hours of sleep. Yet you feel more tired than when...

10 Amazing Facts About Thyroid Diseases You Are Not Aware Of!

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...

A Letter to Those Who Know Someone With Hypothyroidism

Hello friend, family member, work colleague or doctor of someone who lives with an underactive thyroid. You know someone very brave, very strong, battling a difficult disease called hypothyroidism. If you’re not a medical professional, you’re probably wondering what exactly an underactive thyroid is or what it does to someone who lives with it, so I’ll do my best to explain...
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