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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.

By Mary Shomon
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Which Foods Are Good for Thyroid Patients?

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

By Mary Shomon
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Metabolic Syndrome: An Emerging Vital Heart Health Sign

A third of Americans have this cluster of symptoms that doubles the risk of cardiovascular disease. Are you one of them?

By Nicole Van Hoey, PharmD
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Is it Menopause, or Your Thyroid?

Since exhaustion, weight gain, and brain fog are symptoms of menopause and thyroid, it’s hard to know which it is.

By Mary Shomon
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What is the Thyroid and How Does It Work?

Healthy thyroid function is crucial to every bodily function, and every organ, gland, tissue, and cell in your body. Here's what you should know.

By Mary Shomon
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Get More Sleep to Lose Weight

People who don’t get enough sleep are more likely to have low metabolism and be overweight, according to this study.

By Mary Shomon
10 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

10 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

We all know somebody who seems to eat whatever they want and never worries about gaining a pound. While genes may be partially to blame for a slow metabolism—although studies suggest the impact is minimal—we can increase our metabolism through diet a...

By Amanda Page
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Achieving Healthy Weight Gain

While most Americans struggle to lose weight, there are some who are underweight and unable to gain enough weight to stay in the healthy range. While certain individuals may inherently have a high metabolism, others may have an illness or chronic con...

By Patrika Tsai