Is it menopause or could it be your thyroid?

When women in their 40s and 50s notice a drop in energy, changes to sleep patterns, an increase in depressed moods and unexplained weight gain, they often chalk it up to the beginnings of menopause – but could the real culprit be a thyroid disorder? Hypothyroidism is a condition caused by an underactive thyroid not 

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The most common cause of hypothyroidism and how to prevent it

The most common cause of hypothyroidism is a deficiency of iodine in the diet. In recent years much attention has been paid to the theory that autoimmune diseases may be the prime driver of hypothyroidism, however according to The Australian Thyroid Foundation, iodine deficiency is still the number one antagonist. And according to the Foundation 

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What is natural thyroid extract?

Natural thyroid extract is made from the thyroid glands of animals and is used to treat a range of conditions associated with poor thyroid functioning. Synthetic hormones are often prescribed to treat these conditions, however there are some key differences between the synthetic and natural extract treatments. What does the thyroid do? The thyroid is actually 

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