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Symptoms

Little-Known Symptoms of Diabetes

Don't miss these little-known symptoms of diabetes that you shouldn't overlook.

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Symptoms

10 Red Flags of a Hyperthyroidism Flare

Are you wired, anxious, or feeling panicky? Is it hard to sleep? Are you running to the bathroom frequently? You might be having a flare-up of hyperthyroidism, and should get your levels checked ASAP.

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Nutrition

Smoothies That Can Help — or Harm — Your Thyroid

Smoothies are all the rage these days, and for good reason — they’re healthy, nutritious, and are typically pretty delicious. However, they can also be packed with certain veggies and supplements that could actually harm your thyroid, so watch out.

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Living With

Thyroid-Friendly Vitamins and Supplements

Learn about the vitamins and supplements — including vitamin D and selenium — that are good for your thyroid.

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Metabolism

Metabolism-Boosting Tips for Thyroid Patients

If you feel like your metabolism is slower, even after thyroid treatment, you are very likely right. Here’s how you can boost and increase a slow metabolism.

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Nutrition

Thyroid Patients: Is the Paleo Diet for You?

If you’re struggling to lose weight as a thyroid patient, the Paleo diet can help reduce inflammatory symptoms.

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Nutrition

Which Foods Are Good for Thyroid Patients?

Explore foods good for people with thyroid conditions like hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.

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Lifestyle

Which Foods are Bad for Thyroid Patients?

Beware of some vegetables, soy, gluten, and canned foods, among others.

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Weight

How to Lose Weight: From Thyroid Patients Themselves

You’ve read about all of the fad diets, and maybe even gotten suggestions from your doctor. But hearing what works from those who are living the same hypothyroid life as you can be invaluable. These are the diets that worked for them.

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Living With

The 7 Habits of Successful Thyroid Patients

What does it take to be successful as a thyroid patient? Here are seven habits that can help you not only survive but thrive, and truly live well with your thyroid condition.