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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Symptoms and treatments for an underactive thyroid

We all go through periods when we feel tired, lethargic and unmotivated; times when we’ve lost the pep in our step. At first we blame our hectic work, family and social lives. Or maybe we cast a critical eye over our diet or woefully under-utilised gym membership. However when the sluggishness continues even after a 

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