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Healthy Thyroid Function, Part 4

Posted by Daniel Sanelli, M.Sc. on Oct 5, 2011 6:00:00 AM

If you haven't been following my latest series, I've been discussing the thyroid gland. This seemingly insignificant organ produces hormones that can affect the metabolic rate of every cell in your body. If the thyroid is not functioning properly, your body will begin to feel the negative results of this malfunction.

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Topics: immune health, endocrine health, lifestyle

Healthy Thyroid Function, Part 3

Posted by Daniel Sanelli, M.Sc. on Sep 29, 2011 6:00:00 AM

We have been examining the function and disorders of the thyroid gland, the butterfly shaped gland just below our skin and surrounding our throat. As we get older we become more susceptible to disorders of the thyroid. Unfortunately, most thyroid conditions are not diagnosed early enough to prevent deterioration of the gland and its function. A dead or dying thyroid will impact the quality of one's life. Identifying and preventing damage to this gland will ensure healthy thyroid function.

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Topics: weight management, immune health, endocrine health, lifestyle

Healthy Thyroid Function, Part 2

Posted by Daniel Sanelli, M.Sc. on Sep 19, 2011 6:00:00 AM

In part 2 of our series Healthy Thyroid Function we will learn what a healthy thyroid is supposed to do (Read Part 1). This complicated little butterfly shaped organ is quite remarkable in its function and influence on our health.

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Topics: gluten sensitivity, weight management, immune health, endocrine health, lifestyle

Healthy Thyroid Function, Part 1

Posted by Daniel Sanelli, M.Sc. on Sep 9, 2011 6:00:00 AM

The butterfly shaped organ that wraps around our throat is called the thyroid gland. This seemingly indescript organ can actually have a tremendous effect on our health. It's function is somewhat complicated, and disorders of the thyroid are very often overlooked or downplayed. This occurs in spite of the prevalence of thyroid disorders in our society.

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Topics: gluten sensitivity, weight management, immune health, endocrine health, lifestyle