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Tuesday, March 26, 2024 8:39 PM

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Thyroid health is critically important. The thyroid gland – which makes and secretes hormones that regulate metabolism – influences cells, tissues and organs throughout the body. As one thyroid expert puts it, “without your thyroid, you’d wind down like a child’s toy.” 

Unfortunately, in the modern ear the small but mighty thyroid gland – and the entire endocrine system of which it is a part – are under attack from many directions. An estimated twenty million Americans suffer from some type of disorder that affects the thyroid, with women far more likely (five to eight times) than men to have thyroid problems. According to the American Thyroid Association, more than 12 percent of the U.S. population will develop a thyroid condition in their lifetime. Even so, many conventional health care workers fail to recognize and accurately diagnose thyroid problems.
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