Hypothyroidism – What Is It and Why Does It Occur
This is a condition where the thyroid gland, a small butterfly shaped organ located at the base of the neck, that forms part of the endocrine system, does not produce enough hormone to function properly.
It produces and releases the two thyroid hormones thyroxine and triiodothyronine. Symptoms of hypothyroidism come about when the thyroid gland slows down or completely ceases to produce thyroid hormones. There are several reasons why hypothyroidism may occur and below are some of the factors that can cause it to happen.
Hypothyroidism can also be congenital where the person is born with the disease. This tends to be where the person in question is born either without a thyroid gland or with only a partial thyroid gland.
Another reason why hypothyroidism may occur is if all or part of the thyroid has been surgically removed following treatment for cancer of even an over active thyroid. In this case the thyroid slows down and goes from one extreme to the other.
Other reasons why hypothyroidism may occur is if the body has an imbalance in iodine levels causing the thyroid levels to fluctuate or if the person is taking certain medications which impact on the body’s thyroid level production. In addition, a malfunctioning pituitary gland can also hinder the function of the thyroid gland causing hypothyroidism to occur.
Blood test can determine if an under active thyroid is a result of an autoimmune disease, where the body may mistake the thyroid cells for invading cells and cause the immune system to attack them. As a result the body fails to produce enough thyroid hormones and side effects occur. Such effects of hypothyroidism may include tiredness, weight gain, constipation, poor circulation, dry skin and depression.
What happens is that it takes in iodine, combines it with tyrosine (an amino acid) and converts it into the hormones T4 and T3. If your thyroid is normal, 80% will be T4 and 20% T3. These hormones travel through the bloodstream, converting oxygen and calories into energy. If this process doesn’t work properly, then the calories and oxygen cannot convert the energy properly and you may gain weight or incapability to lose weight.
Hypothyroidism – Signs & Symptoms
The most common early symptoms are: Mental and physical fatigue, weakness, weight gain or over-weight, depression and intolerance to cold.
The symptoms can include: weight gain, depression, forgetfulness, fatigue, hoarseness, high cholesterol, constipation, feeling cold, hair loss, dry skin, low sex drive, tingling hands or feet, irregular periods, infertility. You may even experience recurrent pregnancy loss, resistant high cholesterol, difficult menopause, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, carpal tunnel syndrome, or mitral valve prolapse.
If everybody is wearing short sleeves and you are wearing a jacket, you most likely have a hypothyroid issue. Other common symptoms are mental instability or depression, muscle weakness and fatigue, poor memory, lethargy and headaches. Still other symptoms are deep slow speech, loss of hair, cold hands and feet, constipation, pale thick skin, brittle nails, and swelling of the face and eyelids. And finally… excessive and painful menstrual flow, nervousness and palpitations.
One or more of these symptoms also use to appear early: Constipation, sensitivity to coldness, cold hands and feet, thick tongue, decreased sweating, dry hair, thin brittle hair, thin brittle nails, muscle and joint pain, pale or yellowish skin.
One or more of these symptoms usually appear later: Poor memory, slow thought process, drowsiness, slow speech, thinning of eyebrows, hoarseness, poor circulation, dry and flaky skin, decreased taste and smell, menstrual irregularities, skin thickening, puffy face, puffy hands and feet, swelling of extremities, overall swelling, muscle spasms, muscle atrophy, joint stiffness.
Hypothyroidism is often thought of as being a disease which is easily treated, however in most cases the patient can be suffering from various symptoms for a long time before the disease is actually detected and diagnosed. In fact, if left untreated for too long the results can be fatal. The patient will usually experience several symptoms which can be accompanied by an irregular heartbeat. This can then progress into a coma and then sadly death.
For this reason it is important to be able to recognize the signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism so that the best possible treatment can be taken. In some cases an under active thyroid can be treated completely if the cause is detected and detected early. In other cases, the patient is required to follow a specific treatment for the rest of their lives but the disease will remain under control.
Many symptoms of hypothyroidism are similar to those of other illnesses and ailments, so whenever in doubt it is also best to go along to your health care provider and get a blood test taken. That way you can either confirm or eliminate the possibility of hypothyroidism.
Some of the most common signs of an under active thyroid include: general malaise, fatigue, aches and pains in particular muscle pain, joint pain, irritability, depression, mood swings, constipation, sore throat, brittle nails, poor circulation and feeling cold all the time, irregular heartbeat, feeling dizzy, memory loss and feeling of dizziness and double vision.
Of course symptoms will and can vary from person to person and for this reason it is always advisable to have a blood test to confirm possible hypothyroidism. If hypothyroidism is diagnosed, the appropriate treatment will be given. An under active thyroid can at times resolve itself, if it has occurred due to a particular medication or temporary illness. However, in those cases where treatment is long term, patients are given an adjustment of the dose of thyroid hormones which is lacking.
Hypothyroidism is common, but the frequency of the condition is not well determined. Some authorities estimate that 0.5% of the total American population has the disease to some degree. The frequency is much greater among people over 50 years of age than among young people.
Hypothyroidism is most well known for its relationship to your metabolism and oftentimes weight gain or the inability to lose weight. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg when you begin to look at the multitude of various hypothyroidism symptoms ranging from digestive to sensory symptoms.
But also keep in mind that different people develop different symptoms. There is no one set pattern of symptoms that all hypothyroid people progress through. It all has to do with how your body responds and compensates.
One person might gain 30 lbs. and be unable to lose it no matter what. And the next person may develop heart palpitations or chronic depression.
If you find yourself suffering from any of these symptoms then you have to strongly consider that you very well might be hypothyroid. And I encourage you to take an active role in your health because all too often we place our health in the hands of others who don’t have our best interests in mind.
So, do yourself a favor and educate yourself, or find someone who is willing to educate you on what is really happening with your body and what the underlying cause of your health problems really is. Only then can you make an educated decision as to what is best for your health.
A Quick Note on Hypothyroidism Testing Flaws
And keep in mind that most thyroid test options are flawed and oftentimes lead to a false negative hypothyroidism diagnosis. And so millions of people go untreated or are improperly treated for various other related symptoms that stem from underlying hypothyroidism.
Because of this, I often recommend what is called a therapeutic trial to confirm your own diagnosis. This is where you follow a proper hypothyroidism treatment protocol including the right hypothyroidism diet and monitor your symptoms.
If your hypothyroidism symptoms improve then you can confirm that your speculation was correct.
Below I’ve listed a very comprehensive set of hypothyroid symptoms that are broken down into categories which shows you just how extensive these symptoms can be.
General Hypothyroidism Symptoms:
- Fatigue or Excessive Tiredness
- Weight Gain or Inability to Lose Weight
- Excessive Weight Loss
- Cold Extremities
- Swollen Neck or Goiter
- Loss of Stamina
- Afternoon Energy Crash
- Low Morning Temperature
- Difficulty Breathing
- Dry and/or Gritty Eyes
- Slow Recovery
- Inability to Exercise
- Trembling, Jittery, or Shivering Feeling
- Hoarse Voice
- Cold Sweats
- Lack of Coordination
- Heavy Eyelids
Sleep Related Hypothyroidism Symptoms:
- Poor Sleep Quality
- Waking Up Feeling Unrested
- Difficulty Getting Out of Bed in the Morning
- Frequent Nightmares
- Sleep Apnea
- Excessive Snoring
- Night Sweats
Sensory Hypothyroidism Symptoms:
- Inability to Concentrate
- Slowed Reflexes and Reaction Time
- Sensitivity to Light and/or Sun
- Sensitivity to Hot and Cold
- Sensitivity to Strong Odors
- Sensitivity to Loud Noises
- Blurred Vision
Hair, Skin, and Nail Related Hypothyroidism Symptoms:
- Puffiness or Swelling of Eyes, Face, Hands, Feet, and/or Ankles
- Hair Loss
- Brittle Hair
- Loss of Eyelashes
- Loss of Eyebrow Hair (outer portion)
- Brittle, Flaky, or Peeling Nails
- Dry, Flaky, or Course Skin
- Pale and/or Yellowish Skin Pigment
- Dark Circles Under Eyes
- Orange Calluses
- Bruise Easily
- Rashes and Various Skin Conditions
Digestive Hypothyroidism Symptoms:
- Loss of Appetite
- Food Allergies and Sensitivities
- Difficulty Swallowing
- Swollen Tongue or Ridges on Tongue
- Dry Mouth
- Alcohol Intolerance
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
- Abdominal Distention
- Excessive Gas
- Bad Breath
- Liver/Gallbladder Issues
- Salt Cravings
- Sweet Cravings
Heart Related Hypothyroidism Symptoms:
- High Cholesterol
- High Blood Pressure
- Low Blood Pressure
- Slow/Weak Pulse (under 60 bpm)
- Fast Pulse (over 90 bpm at rest)
- Heart Palpitations
- Heart Disease
- Bleeding/Clotting Issues
Immune Related Hypothyroidism Symptoms:
- Recurring Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)
- Recurring Upper Respiratory Infections
- Fungal and Candida Infections
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Autoimmune Disease
Mental Hypothyroidism Symptoms:
- Panic attacks
- Poor Memory
- Mental Sluggishness
- Slowed Speech
- Difficulty Learning New Things
- Poor Concentration
- Loss of Motivation
- Light Headedness
- Vertigo or Dizziness
- Postpartum Depression
- Epilepsy or Seizures
Emotional Hypothyroidism Symptoms:
- Nervousness and Anxiety
- Easily Upset
- Antisocial Behavior
- Mood Swings
- Lack of Confidence
- Bipolar Tendencies
Pain Related Hypothyroidism Symptoms:
- Pressure Headaches
- Muscle Cramps
- Muscle Spasms
- Back Pain
- Wrist Pain
- Foot Pain
- Joint Pain or Stiffness
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Women’s Health Related Hypothyroidism Symptoms:
- Irregular, Longer, Lighter, or Heavier Menstrual Cycles
- Severe Menstrual Cramps
- History of Miscarriage
- Loss of Libido
Men’s Health Related Hypothyroidism Symptoms:
- Loss of Libido
- Erectile Dysfunction
Hopefully all of these symptoms of hypothyroidism have opened your eyes and given you a better understanding of the importance of detecting and properly treating hypothyroidism in order to properly restore and maintain your health. Most people, doctors, and healthcare professionals fail to make this connection and far too often the underlying cause of your health problems is missed or misdiagnosed.
Your thyroid is responsible for so much more than increasing your metabolism and helping you to lose weight. It plays an important role in balancing and producing hormones, reducing cholesterol, reducing inflammation within your body, fighting cancer, reducing your risk of autoimmune disease, keeping your brain energized and mentally alert, and slowing the natural aging process.
So many of the hypothyroidism symptoms listed above can be both easily avoided or easily eliminated when you learn how to properly restore the function and health of your thyroid. And it always begins with properly educating and empowering yourself to take control of your health.
Complications of Hypothyroidism
In children or young person’s hypothyroidism may give developmental problems, like disturbed tooth development and short stature.
Hypothyroidism increases the risk of elevated cholesterol levels, heart disease and diabetes (diabetes mellitus). This occurs even by moderately decreased thyroid production.
The Thyroid Gland and Its Hormones
To understand the hypothyroidism, some knowledge about the thyroid gland and its hormones is essential.
The thyroid gland produces hormones that accelerate and in other wise regulate metabolism. A part of metabolism is the process of breaking down energy containing nutrients, and using the energy to produce molecules that all the processes and activities in the body use as fuel. Another part is the production of molecules that the body use as building materials.
The thyroid makes four hormones: Thyroxin (T4), triiodothyronine (T3), diiodothyronine (T2) and monoiodothyronine (T1). The hormones contain iodine, and the figures tell about the number of iodine atoms in each hormone molecule. T3 is not made directly, but is produced from T4. T3 is a more efficient hormone than T4. Therefore this conversion is important.
The pituitary, a gland under the brain, produces a hormone called thyrotropin or thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) that enhances the activity of the thyroid gland. If the body has too less thyroid hormone in the blood, the pituitary produces more thyrotropin. This makes the thyroid gland speed up its own production. By a too heavy thyroid hormone concentration, less thyrotropin is produced by the pituitary, and the thyroid gland slows down. This feed-back mechanism regulates the metabolism of the whole body.
The Mechanisms and Causes of Hypothyroidism
By hypothyroidism the body does not get enough thyroid hormone, or the hormones do not work effectively in the body. This causes the metabolism to slow down. When the metabolism decreases, the processes in the body do not get enough fuel and building materials, and all the body activities will therefore slow down. Energy containing nutrient will also be stored as fat, since they are not broken down.
Serious variants of hypothyroidism are called myxedema. This is a rare condition. However, less serious, but painful variants are common.
There are several reasons for hypothyroidism, each giving a variant of the disease:
*An autoimmune reaction against the thyroid tissue can destroy the capability of the thyroid gland to produce hormones (for example Hashimoto’s disease).
*Sometimes the production of T3 by conversion from T4 is impaired. The total amount of hormones may be normal in these cases, but the body is still lacking T3, and gets the symptoms of hypothyroidism.
*Iodine deficiency can cause hypothyroidism, since the thyroid hormones contain iodine. In Europe and America the food is seldom short in iodine, but bad nutrition may result in iodine deficiency.
*Surgery or radiation at the thyroid area can destroy enough tissue to cause hypothyroidism.
*Injury or disease in the pituitary or of the part of the brain controlling the pituitary may cause a decrease in secreted thyrotropin, and then the thyroid will respond by producing less of its own hormones with hypothyroidism as a result.
*Some people have symptoms of hypothyroidism even though the amount of thyroid hormone in the blood is normal. One of the symptoms is raised levels of thyrotropin, indicating that the body signals need for more thyroid hormones. This variant may be caused by conditions elsewhere in the body that make it difficult for the hormone to reach their destination in the cells. In many of these cases the immune system produces anti-bodies against the thyroid hormones. This variant is called sub-clinical hypothyroidism, and responds to the same treatment as ordinary hypothyroidism.
*Some types of food can contribute to a depressed thyroid function or aggravate hypothyroidism when eaten raw in great amounts: Brussel sprouts, broccoli, corn oil, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, kohlrabi, radishes, rutabaga, soy and turnips. By cooking these vegetables, the depressing effect is decreased.
*Factors suspected for causing hypothyroidism are: The artificial sweetener aspartame, mercury pollution, dental fillings containing mercury, fluoride and heavy metal pollution.
There’s a big problem within the medical community today with their approach to treating a number of health problems and diseases. And 9 out of 10 times, this problem exists because their treatments are driven entirely by financial interests and NOT the best interests of the patients who are suffering. And their current sub par approach to hypothyroidism treatment is one that understandably fits the bill.
In just a minute, I’m going to give you some important tips that your doctor isn’t telling you about, which are necessary for any successful hypothyroidism treatment. But before I do, I want to talk a little bit about why none of this is even discussed within the medical community
Hypothyroidism Treatment – Then and Now
Here’s something that most people don’t realize.
Long ago, before the pharmaceutical industry was pulling in over $500 billion dollars (yes, I said billion) each year from drug sales, the doctors at the time were far more successful at treating hypothyroidism than they are today.
Long ago, doctors clearly understood the far reaching effects of hypothyroidism. It was extremely common for doctors to find that hypothyroidism was involved in the majority of their patients’ health problems. And oftentimes, the right hypothyroidism treatment would not only eliminate all of their symptoms, but also leave them with a clean bill of health.
Today, doctors have become far less accustomed to determining the underlying cause of disease. And instead, they have become far too accustomed to treating only their patients’ symptoms. And by using drugs to merely cover up your hypothyroidism symptoms, you do absolutely nothing to improve your state of health. And so it’s very common that you develop newer and more severe symptoms in the process.
Unfortunately, when there’s more than $500 billion dollars at stake each year, there’s no real incentive to heal people. There’s far too much money to be made if people continue to stay sick and develop new and more serious health problems that require the use of even more drugs.
But if we went back to our old ways of using far more effective hypothyroid treatment options, then there would be too few people left to spend all of their hard earned money on a lifetime of prescription drugs.
The Truth About Hypothyroidism Treatment
The truth is that there is so much more that you can do to treat hypothyroidism than what your doctor may or may not recommend.
But as I mentioned above, because the medical community is largely driven by the financial interests of the pharmaceutical industry, most patients are sent home with the wrong medication that oftentimes only makes their hypothyroidism worse in the end (more about that below).
A quick search on just about any online medical reference will quickly tell you that there are certain foods and supplements that may affect your ability to absorb many of the thyroid medications that are readily prescribed.
But not a single one mentions any foods or supplements that can directly affect your ability to produce or utilize the thyroid hormone that your body natural makes. In fact, most medical professionals will tell you that your diet has little to no impact whatsoever on the health of your thyroid.
But when start to look at the research, it tells a very different story.
5 Essential Steps for Hypothyroidism Treatment Success
You can throw all of the supplements, medication, etc at your thyroid that you want. But if you don’t get the basics right, then you’re essentially wasting your time. And this is because you are missing the bigger picture.
Below I’m going to cover 5 essential steps that are an integral part of any hypothyroidism treatment if you want to truly restore your life, health, and energy.
1. Start a Hypothyroidism Treatment Diet
There has been a lot of research that demonstrates the important connection between your diet and hypothyroidism. There are certain foods that directly contribute to hypothyroidism and should be avoided as part of your treatment for hypothyroidism. And there are certain nutrients that are necessary for your thyroid to function properly.
So it should only make sense that your diet should play a big role in your hypothyroidism treatment.
One of the best examples of a problem food are the polyunsaturated fats. Research clearly shows that these fats block your thyroid from releasing its thyroid hormones, block your thyroid hormone from being transported properly within your bloodstream, and blocks your cells from properly using your thyroid hormone.
And there are key nutrients that your body needs to effectively produce the necessary thyroid hormones that it needs to keep your cells happy and healthy.
And that brings us to the second step.
2. Restore Your Liver Health
Most of the active thyroid hormone, T3, that your body uses is produced by your liver. But your liver can’t do this unless it has plenty of stored glycogen and certain nutrients, such as selenium.
So if your blood sugar is out of balance and your hypothyroidism diet lacks certain key nutrients then your liver can’t do its job. And even though your thyroid gland itself may not be the problem, your liver can be responsible for slowing it down, resulting in hypothyroidism.
So the health of your liver is another major consideration when it comes to your hypothyroidism treatment.
3. Improve Your Lifestyle Management
Most people take their lifestyle for granted. But the truth is that your lifestyle can be a determining factor in whether or not your hypothyroidism treatment is successful or whether you continue to become even more hypothyroid.
And no matter how you look at it, it always boils down to stress.
But most people don’t realize what stress actually does to the health of your thyroid. For starters, it starts an entire cascade of hormonal reactions within your body, many of which are inflammatory and cause even more stress.
Your stress hormones also play an active role in suppressing your thyroid. It does this by both inhibiting your liver from converting T4 to active T3, as mentioned above, and by increasing the conversion to the hormone, Reverse T3, which effectively blocks your thyroid function.
And the more stressful our lives become, the more important it becomes to keep stress to a minimum as part of your hypothyroidism treatment.
4. Balance Your Blood Sugar
Speaking of stress and stress hormones, one of the fastest and most common ways to increase your stress hormones is to allow your blood sugar to drop too low.
When this happens, your body increases your stress hormone, cortisol, which is responsible for breaking down your muscle tissue in order to raise your blood sugar back up.
But as I’ve already mentioned above, cortisol works against your thyroid.
So, balancing your blood sugar should be an extremely important part of any hypothyroidism treatment.
5. Use the Right Thyroid Supplement(s)
Once you get your diet right, liver healthy, stress hormones under control, and blood sugar balanced, then your thyroid will begin to function far more effectively. But for some, it still might not be quite enough to get their thyroid health completely back to normal.
And only then is when thyroid supplementation can come in handy as part of your hypothyroidism treatment.
Your entire hormonal system is very complex and oftentimes hormonal feedback pathways can really inhibit your thyroid hormones from returning to normal levels. And in these situations, supplementing with the right thyroid hormones can help restore proper hormonal levels rather quickly.
But not all thyroid supplements are created equal. And some have no business being part of any hypothyroidism treatment plan.
For example, iodine is oftentimes the wrong choice of supplementation which can actually cause more harm than good.
And the medical community continues to prescribe T4 only medication when research clearly shows that it is not effective for the majority of people. And too often, this additional T4 will actually make you even more hypothyroid which is very counterproductive when it comes to hypothyroidism treatment.
The key is to find the right combination of hormones that your body needs to restore balance.
Hypothyroidism Treatment Results
It’s also important to consider that there are also factors that affect how fast or slow that you begin to see the results of implementing the steps mentioned above in your hypothyroidism treatment plan.
For example, it can vary largely due to a woman’s cycle. This is because of the role that estrogen and progesterone play in her ability to handle certain nutrients in her diet. It’s not uncommon for her symptoms to return when estrogen peaks during her cycle. But it normally only takes a cycle or two before things begin to stabilize.
If you can get a handle on these essential steps for hypothyroidism treatment success then you will be well on your way to not only seeing improvements with your hypothyroidism but also with fully restoring your health and energy.
Rich nutrition should consist of:
* Multivitamins and/or minerals
* Essential fatty acids
* Calcium and/or magnesium
Such essential nutrients, when supplementing a healthy eating plan, support the body’s endocrine, immune and other vital systems.
Some doctors recommend using a progesterone cream for treatment of hypothyroidism. Progesterone, which is essential for building many of your body’s most important hormones, is also vital in offsetting estrogen dominance, which is one of the most common conditions in perimenopause and hypothyroidism. Application of progesterone cream gives an immediate relief to the symptoms of hypothyroidism.
Women in menopause or perimenopause are required to massage about half a teaspoon of progesterone cream into their hands and body. It is advisable to use twice daily for 21 days, to discontinue for 7 days, and repeat the procedure. The cream is required to be massaged on the thighs, stomach, inner arms, and the buttocks. It is recommended that you increase your water intake to avoid dehydration.
Many doctors recommend against prolonged use of progesterone cream after menopause. Short-term use is recommended after menopause, especially when weaning off Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT).
What Can You Do & How to Know for Sure?
Meet with your doctor and ask if you need a thyroid examination and blood test. These likely will be a TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) blood test, along with T4, T3, Free T4 and Free T3 tests.
You can also conduct the following simple self-test at home. You must first sleep through a full night. (The test will not work if you have gotten up or gone to the bathroom.) When you are awake but still in bed, take your temperature in your armpit. Do this and record the temperatures 3 days in a row. A normal reading would be between 97.8 – 98.2 Fahrenheit. A reading below 97.8 would indicate hypothyroid activity. (Above 98.2 would indicate hyperthyroid activity.) If you are menstruating, take your temperature on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th day of the period.
Influences which can contribute to Hypothryroidism are malnourishment, and thyroid and pituitary exhaustion due to excessive caffeine, sugar, alcohol and other stimulants. Malnourishment, of course, does not mean lack of food, but rather, a diet of processed, unnatural foods that are not nourishing. Other environmental factors include the consumption of fluoridated water, and pesticides and radiation.
Women Take Note
One out of eight women will develop hypothyroid problems in their life. The condition often manifests between 30 and 50, along with the hormonal changes taking place then. As soon as you enter this age range, it pays to stay alert to this issue. By ‘nipping it in the bud’ you can spare yourself unnecessary suffering. This is why the regular use of a natural progesterone hormone cream like Prosperin can be very helpful.
Other Helpful Supplements
Supplements that contain the following might also help:
L-Tyrosine – is one of the amino acids that your body needs to make thyroid hormones. It is included in some weight control products because it works to stimulate your metabolism. It’s also an element in helping your brain operate more efficiently which makes you feel better. 500 mg. twice daily, taken on an empty stomach, and not with milk.
Guglipid – an extract from the Indian guggal tree, may improve thyroid function and assist in controlling your weight. Scientists are finding that guglipid lowers bad cholesterol and increases good cholesterol, and thus can help somewhat to prevent heart disease.
2000 – 3000 mg. of kelp each day (kelp is rich in iodine, vitamin B and folic acid.) and/or raw thyroid glandular – available from your physician.
Prosperine for women, Prosperon for men.
2000 mg. vitamin C, to support the adrenal glands
Trouble Loosing Weight?
If you have trouble losing weight no matter what you do, it could be because you are hypothyroid. There are almost 30 million Americans with thyroid disease and women are 7 times more likely than men to have it. Hypothyroid is the most common thyroid disorder and often misdiagnosed by doctors.
When your metabolism doesn’t work right because you have this disorder, you may find that there’s no amount of dieting or exercise that takes the weight off. You may in fact put on extra pounds, even though you are doing just what you are supposed to.
Thank you for reading this article on Hypothyroidism. Remember, there is always hope and lots of help out there for you. If you suspect that you have this condition and you are not sure what to do, talk to your physician for guidance and advice. And as always, avoid stress, rest, enjoy your life, eat a healthy diet, and do all your disciplines with joy, every moment.
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