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The Thyroid’s Connection to Weight Loss

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Thyroid issues are one of the most common health issues in America, and it can have many different symptoms. One of the most common symptoms of a thyroid imbalance is poor weight management. In this week’s episode, Dr. Lewis will discuss the thyroid’s connection to weight loss and offer some tips on how you can…

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Is Your Toxic Burden Stopping Weight Loss?

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Many people want to lose weight, and they have often tried diet and lifestyle changes with little results. While there can be several contributing factors to this like hormone imbalances, mold exposure, and imbalanced thyroid function, one of the lesser-known influences is your toxic burden. Toxic burden refers to the cumulative exposure you have had…

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Could This Be Causing Your Weight Gain?

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Difficulty losing weight is one of the most common issues plaguing the U.S. There are many things that influence weight such as diet, activity level, hormones, genetics, food sensitivities, environment, and much more. However, one of the lesser-known influences on weight are lectins. Lectins are found in many different foods like beans, peanuts, whole grains,…

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Factors That Contribute to Weight Gain

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With a new year beginning, many people make resolutions, with one of the most common ones being to lose a certain amount of weight or become more physically active. However, many people give up before January even ends, as losing weight can be difficult and frustrating, especially when you think you are doing everything right,…

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Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism

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Hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism are conditions that affect the thyroid gland. The thyroid is responsible for releasing hormones that are crucial to many important functions like regulation of metabolism, heart rate, breathing, and body temperature. It also affects cholesterol levels, mood, energy, and weight management. Let’s take a look at the differences between hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism,…

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What Could Be Slowing My Weight Loss?

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Losing weight is one of the most common New Years resolutions people make each year, but few are able to actually lose the weight they want to lose. People often ask us what they can do to lose weight, or why they are not losing weight even though they are eating healthy food and exercising…

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Burning Up Those Stubborn Calories

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Losing weight is one of the most common resolutions people make at the beginning of each year, but this is often easier said than done. We often get questions about why some people struggle to lose weight when they are eating healthy and exercising. There are actually many things that can contribute to slow weight…

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The Dangers of Obesity

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Obesity rates are on the rise, and many health conditions are on the rise with it. Being overweight or obese takes a toll on every part of the body, and can increase the risk of developing many different conditions. Obesity is incredibly common, with estimates placing the obesity rate in the U.S. at over 38%…

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Obesity – The National Plague

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Obesity is on the rise, and many health conditions are on the rise with it. This excess weight takes a toll on every part of the body, increasing the risk of developing many different conditions. Obesity is incredibly common, with estimates placing the obesity rate in the U.S. at over 38% of the population aged…

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The Aging Effects of Stress

Stress is affecting your quality of life by: It is messing with your brainIncreases risk of heart attack, heart disease and strokeStress dials down your immune systemChronic stress contributes to agingContributing to weight gain and digestive disordersChronic stress affects your mood and relationshipsStress increases painStress affects sexuality and reproductive functionsChronic stress affects your skin, hair…

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