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Hyperthroidism, an overactive gas pedal to our body…

Hyperthyroidism.  This is when the thyroid gland (the gas pedal to our body) is working too hard.    The actual definition is an excessive concentration of thyroid hormones. This can be caused by the body making too many thyroid hormones or … Continue reading

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Are you taking too much thyroid medicine? This can be harmful.

Lots of people are on levothyroxine (name brand Synthroid) to replace a sluggish thyroid.  Many like taking too much thyroid—as it may help you lose weight, feel more energetic, need less sleep.  But, there is a downside.  You may feel anxious, have … 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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