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The Thyroid is the Master Gland!

By October 29, 2020April 24th, 2023No Comments
The thyroid is the master gland of the endocrine system. It regulates the metabolic rate, which affects the function of all organs in the body. When functioning too slow (called hypothyroidism) it can zap energy levels, cause weight gain, and many other unpleasant symptoms.
There are two types of hypothyroidism:
Type 1: The thyroid gland fails to produce enough hormone. This type of hypothyroidism is detected in a blood test.
Type 2: Hormone levels are normal but cells are resistant and unable to utilize the hormone effectively.
SYMPTOMS hypothyroidism:
-Fatigue that is worse in the mid-late afternoon
-Low body temperature or feeling cold all the time
-Puffy face, especially around the eyes
-thinning outer 1/3 of the eyebrows
-Hair loss or dry, brittle hair
-dry skin
-migraine headaches or low-grade frequent daily headaches
-frequent infections
-anxiety and depression
-Weight gain or difficulty losing weight
-menstrual irregularities and infertility
-heart palpitations
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