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Is your thyroid sluggish? That could harm your heart.

I have many patients who are tired/fatigued. One condition for me to rule out is hypothyroidism. This is when the thyroid gland—the gland in front of your neck—isn’t working as well as it should. There is an inexpensive blood test … Continue reading

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Vroom. Vroom. Is your engine revving at the right speed?

I’m talking about the thyroid gland.  If it is revved up, you may be anxious, have insomnia, or feel heart palpitations.  Too slow and  depression, sluggishness, and weight gain can result. HYPOthyroidism is when the thyroid gland doesn’t produce enough thyroid hormone. … Continue reading

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