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Mystery Illness? 11 Tips on Keeping Your Thyroid Healthy

Cheapism Logo By Tess Rose Lampert of Cheapism | Slide 1 of 12: Everything from exhaustion, weight gain, and forgetfulness to hair loss, low sex drive, and goiters can result from thyroid issues, since the gland is responsible for releasing hormones into the body, making its health essential to a well-functioning body and endocrine system. Even if symptoms are mild, they tend to be chronic, which affects quality of life in the long term. Yet many people -- with women being the most affected -- have thyroid issues and don't know it because the signs and symptoms can be subtle and seemingly unrelated. Luckily, there are many everyday tasks that can be done to help support healthy thyroid function, many related to diet.

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Everything from exhaustion, weight gain, and forgetfulness to hair loss, low sex drive, and goiters can result from thyroid issues, since the gland is responsible for releasing hormones into the body, making its health essential to a well-functioning body and endocrine system. Even if symptoms are mild, they tend to be chronic, which affects quality of life in the long term. Yet many people -- with women being the most affected -- have thyroid issues and don't know it because the signs and symptoms can be subtle and seemingly unrelated. Luckily, there are many everyday tasks that can be done to help support healthy thyroid function, many related to diet.
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