Hypothyroidism

The Dangers of Hypothyroidism

By | August 2nd, 2015|Categories: Hypothyroidism|

What is hypothyroidism exactly? Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the body lacks sufficient thyroid hormone. Since the main purpose of thyroid hormone is to "run the body's metabolism," it is understandable that people with this condition will have symptoms associated with a slow metabolism. The estimates vary, but approximately 10 million Americans have this [...]

Symptoms and Dangers of Hypothyroidism

By | May 2nd, 2015|Categories: Hypothyroidism|

Hypothyroidism is a condition of an underactive thyroid gland that produces little or no thyroid hormone. Your thyroid hormones play a large role in the regulation of your metabolism and the support of a variety of other bodily functions. Hypothyroidism may be present at birth, or your thyroid gland may be damaged due to surgery, [...]

The Most Important Thing You May Not Know About Hypothyroidism

By | February 2nd, 2015|Categories: Hypothyroidism|

An estimated 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease. Up to 60 percent of these people are unaware of their condition. One in eight women will develop a thyroid disease during her lifetime. Levothyroxine, a synthetic form of thyroid hormone, is the 4th highest selling drug in the U.S. 13 of the top [...]

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