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What Causes Hypothyroidism Resources

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Eating with Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism, the chronic condition of an under-active thyroid, affects millions of Americans. It's most commonly caused by chronic autoimmune thyroiditis or Hashimoto's disease, and can result in a variety of symptoms, including: weight ga...  Read more

Common Foods that Can Trigger Migraines

Often described as an intense throbbing or pulsing in one specific area of the head, a migraine headache is a condition that can't--and shouldn't--be ignored. This severe headache can last for a few hours or up to several days. People who suf...  Read more

An Exerciser's Guide to Skin Care

There’s no disputing the fact that exercise is good for the human body. So it stands to reason that exercise would also benefit the body's largest organ: its skin. But does working up a sweat actually do anything good for your skin—or...  Read more

3 Reasons Why You're Not Losing Weight

You've been sticking faithfully to your calorie range and exercise plans for awhile now, but you're not seeing the results you want on your scale. Meanwhile, your weight -loss buddy is happily watching the pounds melt away week after week. No...  Read more

5 Healthy Habits That Can Cause Headaches

Headaches can be frustrating, popping up when you're tense, stressed, dehydrated or otherwise unbalanced. It's easy to blame them on the obvious culprits: a late night, a skipped meal or an insane work schedule. But some of your healthiest ha...  Read more

question: I am on a med that causes weight gain. I
Updated 8/25/2015 12:42:02 PM

question: I am on a med that causes weight gain. I have physician approval for mild exercise, I have been trying to use my gazelle a few days a week. need pointers for diet with food allergies and sensitivity...  Read more

This week has been cold which causes me to questio
Updated 8/25/2015 10:39:02 AM

This week has been cold which causes me to question, how do you motivate yourself to exercise outdoors in cold and nasty weather? Winter is a few months away, but it is my epic fail time of the year and feel like I am starting over every spring....  Read more

Took some time off, cause of my foot, now i am bac
Updated 8/25/2015 12:18:42 PM

Took some time off, cause of my foot, now i am back until surgery, treadmill burn 801 calorie burn, incline 9.5 speed 3.5, elliptical. 0 mins, 201 calorie burn; 1000 calorie burn for today, with no supplements, fat burnings or stimulants so proud...  Read more

Down another 5 pounds :-) that's cool cause I star
Updated 8/24/2015 12:21:44 PM

Down another 5 pounds :-) that's cool cause I started a new teaching job last week and they were kind and fed us lunch and snacks, so I stepped away from diet a little. This app has helped me learn what my daily caloric intake looks like! :-)...  Read more

may cause the bowels get lazier, and will only do

may cause the bowels get lazier, and will only do when you have the medicine, that's why naturals ways are better. If you end throwing EVERYTHING out in bathroom,then get multivitamin pills before bed cause it flushes vitamins away too...  Read more


Constipation is a gastrointestinal issue for most diabetics. Causes: not enough water, low fiber foods, high meat intake, lack of exercise, stress, nerve damage, thyroid issues, improper food and improper fluid intake& even medication. Drink lots of...  Read more

Alternative Medicine

Through alternative medicine such as acupuncture I have learned that some foods that may be healthy for some people are not healthy for others. For example, currently I should not eat any cold or raw vegetables or salads since I have a spleen/chi de...  Read more

Hypothyroids... Join Together

This is a community specifically for those who have hypothyroidism. We support each other in our weight loss journey. Let's see how many of us are out there......  Read more

Surprising Reasons You're Always Tired

In 2001, Kim Rhyne gained 20 pounds in six weeks. Normally an energetic women’s ministry leader in Cleveland, she was suddenly so exhausted that she could barely drag herself out of bed. “I wasn’t eating a lot more or doing anythin...  Read more

11 Hidden Signs You Might Have a Thyroid Problem

If you are a Dancing with the Stars fan, you are likely familiar with co-host Brooke Burke-Charvet’s recent surgery to remove her thyroid cancer. Unfortunately, Brooke’s history with thyroid issues is not unique; an estimated 27 million A...  Read more