Are you working out too much?

Although it’s good to exercise regularly, working out too much could work against you. A new study found that older women (ages 60 to 72) who worked out two to four times a week burned more calories each day and found exercise more pleasurable than those who worked out more. Past studies have found exercising […]

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Anemia: Deal breaker to managing Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism

If you have iron-deficiency anemia, it will be difficult to manage your Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. Because it robs the cells of oxygen necessary for basic functions, anemia is a deal breaker when it comes to improving your health. Knowing how to identify and address anemia are crucial first steps to managing Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. What is iron-deficiency […]

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How to protect yourself from brain injury when you have Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism

Brain injury prevention goes beyond whether you wear a helmet. Two people with the same injury can have two wildly different reactions—one mild, one debilitating—based on the health of their brain prior to injury. If your Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism condition is not properly managed, you may be at risk for more devastation from a brain injury. […]

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Constipation causes–Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism and beyond

It doesn’t just make newborns and Grandpa grumpy—constipation is a serious digestive issue that can significantly impact your health, and is common among those with Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. Conventional medicine defines constipation as having hard stools with a bowel movement fewer than three times per week, and severe constipation as less than once a week. In […]

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