A few tips on your THYROID:
The thyroid is located in the neck below the Adam’s apple. You can’t feel this organ unless you have inflammation or swelling.
The thyroid secretes a hormones that that help influence your metabolism, growth, development, heartbeat and body temperature. The regulation of these hormones are vital to each individual. The Thyroid also has tons of blood vessels and nerves that dictate voice quality.
Help keep your Thyroid healthy by:
Eating a well balanced diet.
*try Gluten free foods
*selenium rich foods
*eat less Cabbage, Millet, Kohlrabi as they interfere with your body absorbing iodine
*eat mercury free seafood
Some symptoms that may be signs of an unhealthy thyroid:
brittle ails and hair
being cold all the time
Hypothyroidism is caused from an insufficient production of hormone on the body. this can be caused from:
*auto immune disorder
*excessive amounts of iodine
Hypothyroidism can cause a severe lack of energy in an individual too
In Newborns/infants this lack of hormone production can cause:
Hyperthyroidism is caused form over producing hormone in your body. This can cause conditions such as:
*Nodules on your glands
Inflammation of the thyroid
If experiencing these symptoms, see a doctor to get tested
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