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Thyroid Function Test

2018-10-01T09:37:58+00:00

Ever feel like you are constantly drained out of energy? Eat as normal, but never gain weight? A Thyroid function test could be exactly what you need.   The thyroid is a tiny gland located in the lower-front part of your neck. It helps to regulate many of the body’s processes, such as your bodies metabolism, energy generation and mood to name a few. The difference between Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism? Take note of the very similar wording – Hypo and Hyper. Hypothyroidism – The thyroid gland produces a T3 and T4 hormone and if your gland doesn’t produce enough of these [...]

Thyroid Function Test 2018-10-01T09:37:58+00:00

Thyroid Problems and Diet

2016-05-17T09:26:05+00:00

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Step 1: Understanding the relationship between thyroid problems and diet The thyroid gland is one gland we cannot do without. We need the trace element iodine to regulate thyroid metabolism. Without iodine the thyroid gland is not able to make thyroid hormones. Thyroid hormones stimulate oxygen consumption. This function is also called the calorigenic action which immediately indicates that this hormone increases the use of oxygen in practically all body tissues and helps to burn fuel stores and release energy help to maintain body temperature and prevent us from feeling cold stimulate the heart [...]

Thyroid Problems and Diet 2016-05-17T09:26:05+00:00