What Hormones Does the Thyroid Produce?

What Hormones Does the Thyroid Produce?
The major hormones the thyroid gland secretes are thyroxine, known as T4, and triiodothyronine, called T3. These two hormones monitor and regulate the rate at which the body burns calories from foods. The thyroid helps break down food ingredients for …
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Do you have an overactive thyroid?
Millions of people have an overactive thyroid gland. Many don't know it. This condition, known as hyperthyroidism, occurs more often in women than in men. Since the thyroid gland controls the body's metabolism, an overactive thyroid puts the body into …
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8 Things to Consider When Your Depression Is Not Getting Better
A few conditions that are often misdiagnosed as depression are: hypothyroidism, vitamin D deficiency, vitamin B-12 deficiency, insulin resistance or blood sugar imbalances, and anemia. (See my piece, 6 Conditions That Feel Like Depression But Aren't …
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