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What is polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)?

What is polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)?   Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a health problem that affects a woman’s: Menstrual cycle, ability to have children, hormones, body weight, facial hair growth, heart and blood vessels, appearance (acne). Women with polycystic ovary syndrome may be at increased risk

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The Goiter Makers

The Goiter Makers   Plant Goitrogens The main job of the thyroid gland is to combine the salt iodine with the amino acid tyrosine to make thyroid hormone. Whenever the thyroid gland has a hard time making enough thyroid hormone, it becomes stressed and grows bigger to

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What Is The Thyroid Gland?

The Thyroid Gland   Our endocrine system is a group of glands in our body that secrete hormones internally -using the bloodstream- that regulate bodily functions such as metabolism, growth and reproduction. Every cell in the body depends upon thyroid hormones for regulation of their metabolism. The thyroid

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Natural Ways of Treating Hypothyroidism

Natural Ways of Treating Hypothyroidism Our first line of defense in treating hypothyroidism is making dietary changes.   Greatly eliminate sugar, including refined carbohydrates like flour, which the body treats like sugar.   Limit your carbohydrate intake to non-starchy vegetables in place of grain-based carbohydrates.   Enjoy proteins from nuts and nut butters, hormone-

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