Hypothyroidism Treatment

Dangers of an Underactive Thyroid

…other organs. But circulation problems also cause some of the less dramatic complaints of hypothyroid sufferers, including dry, flaky, or cracked skin and chronically cold hands and feet. In cases of hypothyroidism, the skin may receive as little as 20 to 40 percent of its normal blood supply. This shortfall…

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Common Causes of High Blood Pressure

…Back to Top Your Thyroid An underactive thyroid gland can cause a long list of health problems, but few people—including doctors—associate hypothyroidism with high blood pressure. Yet one study showed that nearly a third of patients with high blood pressure and an underactive thyroid had their blood…

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Understand the Cause of Depression

…sadness—this is normal. Severe chronic depression for no reason is another matter. If you suffer from bouts of depression, the standard medical treatment involves hours of psychoanalysis and/or mind-altering drugs. Believe it or not, electric shock therapy is making a comeback, with an estimated 250…

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