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Are You Digesting Your Food Properly? Little-Known Facts About How Thyroid Controls Digestion

In this post, you’ll learn about: What the thyroid gland is and why it affects so many of the systems in your body. How the thyroid contributes to the proper regulation of your digestive system. What symptoms you can expect when something goes wrong. What to do about it and how to learn more. Did…

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Thyroid Hormones Reduce Serum Cholesterol Levels

The effect of thyroid status on serum cholesterol levels has been known since the ’30s. The publication of Ancel Keys’ cardiovascular lipid hypothesis in the ’50s marked a turning point in how scientists and clinicians view cholesterol. The association between cardiovascular disease and hypothyroidism increased the urgency of cholesterol research and led to thousands of…

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Reducing Inflammation with Dr.Carri from the Functional Medicine Radio Show

How do you reduce inflammation? Listen to this weeks episode of The Functional Medicine Radio Show, where we are Dr. Carri’s special guests and we talk about inflammation and how to stop it! Main Questions Asked: What is inflammation? Where do cytokines come from? How does someone spot food that is non-GMO? What are some other ways for…

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How Thyroid Controls Skin Conditions Through Several Mechanisms

The thyroid gland, located in the front of the neck, controls the metabolism of the body. The thyroid gland produces a hormone called thyroid hormone (TH). TH is kept at a certain level by feedback mechanisms. However, in disease states the thyroid can produce either too much, or too little hormone. The abundance of thyroid…

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What Are the Long-Term Effects of Hypothyroidism?

If you have been diagnosed with hypothyroidism, you already know some of the ways that it affects your health every single day: you have trouble concentrating or remembering things, you suffer from fatigue, mood swings, and even your hair, nails, and skin feel dry and brittle. With proper treatment, the symptoms of hypothyroidism can be…

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