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Thyroid – The small gland that makes a BIG difference!

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Hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism are conditions that affect the thyroid gland and can mean an underactive or overactive thyroid. The thyroid is a small gland that does a lot; responsible for releasing hormones that are crucial to many important functions like regulation of metabolism, heart rate, breathing, and body temperature. It also effects cholesterol levels, mood,…

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How Stress Ages Us

Chronic stress affects many people and can be caused by financial struggles, marital issues, health issues, demanding careers, or a number of other different things. We may think chronic stress just makes us tired and more agitated, but we often don’t consider the effects it can have on our body. Stress can age us and…

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Tachycardia

Tachycardia generally refers to a resting heart rate that is higher than one-hundred beats per minute. Some potential reasons for an elevated heart rate are stress, anxiety, physical exertion through exercise or a physically demanding task, anemia, anger, certain medications, heart damage, congenital heart problems, high blood pressure, hyperthyroidism, and some other medical conditions. Heart…

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Brain Fog, Anxiety and Memory

Brain fog, anxiety, depression, fatigue, and poor memory are all common problems today. Almost everyone is dealing with at least one of these issues, and many deal with more than one, but why are they so common? You may be surprised to know that most of these issues don’t originate in our minds, but are…

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Effects of Stress

Stress is something most people face on a daily basis, but it may have more of an impact than you think. Chronic stress can contribute to the development of adrenal fatigue, migraines, increased risk for heart attack and stroke, high blood pressure, and even diabetes. Managing stress, particularly every day stress, is vitally important for…

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Adrenal Fatigue or Holiday Blues?

We’ve talked about adrenal fatigue before, but it’s worth discussing again. Adrenal fatigue is very common, but most sufferers don’t realize they have it, and considering how much it can affect your quality of life, it’s something you should know about. However, with the holidays comes a lot of stress, and for some people it…

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The United States of Stress

Stress is one of the biggest issues facing our society nowadays. We lead such fast-paced, busy lives that it’s difficult to ever let ourselves unwind, and we often allow meaningless things to stress us out and dampen our mood. There are many things that can contribute to stress like vitamin and mineral deficiencies, sleep deprivation,…

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Immune System Compromise and Adrenal Fatigue

Janet Lewis:                 Hello and welcome to this week’s edition of our show. I am Janet Lewis. Doctor Lewis:               And I’m Doctor Lewis. Janet Lewis:                 We are Green Wisdom Health, home of your low-cost lab work, available across the United States. We are here to educate you a little bit today about a adrenal fatigue and…

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