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Page 62 | Abby's Magazine - Did you know that according to the United States Na onal Library of Medicine and Na onal Ins tutes of Health, an es mated 27 million Americans suffer from thyroid disease? Not only that but 13 million of these sufferers are currently undiagnosed. Addi onally, the risk of thyroid disease increases as you age and women are seven mes more likely than men to be diagnosed with thyroid issues. The thyroid is a small gland, which can be found in the middle of the lower neck that produces a hormone that impacts each and every cell, organ and ssue in the human body. The thyroid gland is responsible for regula ng body temperature and the heart rate as well as the produc on of protein and controlling the rate of your metabolism. The causes of thyroid issues can be varied, but the 4 most common causes are: 1. Toxicity: Radia on and Heavy Metal exposure 2. Deficiency: In Iodine, Selenium and Vitamin D3 3. Food Intolerance: Gluten and Casein Allergy 4. Hormone Imbalance: High Cor sol from stress, too many carbs, too li le fat in diet. An underac ve thyroid, hypothyroidism, is when the thyroid gland doesn't produce enough thyroid hormone and an overac ve thyroid, hyperthyroidism, is when the vital gland produces too much of the needed regulatory hormone. Symptoms of Hypothyroidism: • Extreme fa gue • Depression Natural Hypothyroidism TREATMENTS THAT WORK

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