What Can You Eat To Lose Weight In Hypothyroidism?

The tiny, little butterfly shaped gland present at the base of your neck called the “thyroid” is your body’s silent and a very important workhorse. Most of the times it is processing so smoothly and silently that we almost forget that it is there. This gland comes to notice only when it starts malfunctioning or going haywire since it helps the body with the basic functions, like regulation of your metabolism, temperature, heartbeat and much more.

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The Hypothalamus and Its Disorders

The hypothalamus is a very important part of the brain, mostly because it is responsible for the regulation of the master gland, i.e. the pituitary gland. If something goes wrong with the hypothalamus, then everything goes haywire and many functions of the body including internal balance can get out of control.  This can lead to many symptoms.

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Fatty Liver Disease and Thyroid Function

This may be a surprise for you….there is a connection between fatty liver disease and thyroid function. The truth is, research shows that if there is a certain imbalance of hormones, the risk of  fatty liver disease increases. Before getting into the how, let us first understand what fatty liver disease is and how it can be initiated because of thyroid issues.

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Familiarizing Yourself with Autoimmune Diseases

Autoimmune diseases are more common than you might have guessed. Did you know that conditions like diabetes, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, rheumatoid arthritis and Psoriasis are all examples of autoimmune diseases? Yes, they are prevalent. It’s just that people don’t know they are classified as autoimmune disease.  If not treated in time or not managed properly, they can cause a lot of damage to the body or even become life threatening.

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Fertility and Autoimmune Diseases

Have you been trying to become pregnant or have had difficulty? Possibly becoming pregnant but miscarried? There is a chance that it can be more than your hormones. You could have an autoimmune condition. You will be surprised to know that 75% of patients who have an autoimmune condition are women. This is one of the reasons why so many women are facing infertility problems.

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Hormones and Autoimmune Disease

Hormonal disorders as well as autoimmune diseases are both on the rise. And who do they effect the most? Women. Studies show that 75% of the patients suffering from autoimmune diseases are women.

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Obesity and Hormones

Obesity is becoming a huge problem throughout the world. From young kids, to elderly citizens, many people are afflicted with the condition.  On top of that, it seems to be getting worse.  The problem is that people fail to understand how much of a health hazard it is. If weight problems continue, they can give way to dozens of illnesses including diabetes, heart conditions, stroke, gallstones, high cholesterol, cancers of different types, and gout.

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The Basics of the Pancreas and Its Hormones

If you aren’t really into biology, then you may be surprised to hear that the pancreas is responsible for some very important hormones. It does not just help with digestive enzymes, but is also responsible for the production and release of insulin, the hormone responsible for the breakdown of sugar and other foods.

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Thyroid and Skin Conditions

Did you know more times than not, it is your thyroid gland that is behind the problems of your skin? Be it a dull or pale complexion, acne scars or active acne, blackheads, or even lesions, all can be a result of an overactive or underactive thyroid gland. Surprised? Don’t even know what a thyroid condition is or why you may be suffering from it?

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Pancreatic Hormone Disorder

The pancreas is one of the most major organs of the body. If it does not function properly, serious medical conditions can result. The unique thing about this organ is that it performs both exocrine and endocrine functions, meaning it is responsible for the production of enzymes for metabolic reactions and hormones for the management of glucose in the body.

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