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13 Ways Stress Makes Thyroid Disease Worse

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Stress makes it more difficult to sleep


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Stress can affect your adrenal health


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Stress can suppress your immune system


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Stress can make it harder to recover from illness


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Stress can affect your fertility


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Stress increases your risk of heart disease


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Stress causes weight gain


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Stress causes anxiety


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Stress can negatively affect your sex hormones


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Stress can increase your depression


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Stress may trigger some autoimmune diseases


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Stress worsens autoimmune disease and inflammation


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Stress can negatively affect other hormones


Healthy foods.
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Don’t stress about stress!


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Practice active stress reduction


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Stress management resources


Mary Shomon

Mary Shomon

@thyroidmary

Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and New York Times bestselling author who empowers readers with information on thyroid and autoimmune disease, diabetes, weight loss and hormonal health from an integrative perspective. Mary has been a leading force advocating for more effective, patient-centered hormonal healthcare. Mary also co-stars in PBS’ Healthy Hormones TV series.

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