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Thyroid Disease: The Catch-all

Thyroid Disease: The Catch-all

Almost 30 million Americans suffer from some type of thyroid disorder; however, about half remain undiagnosed, because they associate their vague symptoms with something else. By regulating the body’s metabolism, the thyroid plays a key role in keeping us energized and healthy. Unfortunately, when this important gland functions abnormally, serious problems can result. There are [...]

January 8, 2014 Ashley Men's Health, Miscellaneous health topics, Thyroid Screens, Women's Health Comments Off on Thyroid Disease: The Catch-all

Is it aging or under-active thyroid?

Is it aging or under-active thyroid?

Hypothyroidism or “underactive thyroid” is a condition that affects more women than men and tends to appear in middle age. The symptoms of under-active thyroid often come on slowly, seeming more a result of aging than a sign of disease. Fatigue and sluggishness, constipation and dry skin, pain or stiffness in the joints and muscles, [...]

September 27, 2012 Susan Thyroid Screens Comments Off on Is it aging or under-active thyroid?