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What Does the Thyroid Gland Do?

What Does the Thyroid Gland Do?

The endocrine system is composed of a number of glands, including the thyroid. The thyroid has a shape similar to that of a butterfly and is located slightly below the larynx. It consists of two lobes, one to either side of the windpipe. The lobes are connected by a small piece of tissue referred
South American herbs that may help autoimmune disease

South American herbs that may help autoimmune disease

A look at South American herbs and autoimmune disease, featuring Dr. Viana Muller of Whole World Botanicals.
Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) for Weight Loss

Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) for Weight Loss

Conjugated Linoleic Acid CLA for weight loss with hypothyroidism, from Mary Shomon, Thyroid Guide, patient advocate and author of a number of books and guides on thyroid disease and autoimmune disease
Education - Schools for the Deaf - Connecticut

Education - Schools for the Deaf - Connecticut

Focus on the American School for the Deaf in Connecticut.
Is exercise causing your runny nose?

Is exercise causing your runny nose?

A runny nose can occur during exercise by exposure to allergies, irritants, or vasomotor causes. Find out more on how exercise...
How to Speed the Metabolism with Thyroid Problems

How to Speed the Metabolism with Thyroid Problems

Weight gain is one of the leading symptoms of hypothyroidism. The thyroid glands produce a hormone that regulates the way the body metabolizes food and regulates body temperature. Hypothyroidism is characterized by the gland's inability to produce enough hormones. Slow metabolism can make losing wei
How to Minimize a Wide Nose With Makeup

How to Minimize a Wide Nose With Makeup

Women use makeup to highlight the best features of their faces. They wear mascara, shadow and liner to play up big, beautiful eyes, or use lip liner and lipstick to create a prominent pout. Makeup can also be used to downplay a feature that a woman might not feel is her best. Using the contours and
Cures for Hypothyroidism

Cures for Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism is defined as a medical disorder which is often characterized by an under active and abnormally functioning thyroid gland. An under-active thyroid gland often results in a deficiency of the hormone thyroxine (a hormone synthesized by the thyroid gland). The condition often affects the
How to Avoid Tonsillitis

How to Avoid Tonsillitis

Tonsillitis is caused by streptococci bacteria, with symptoms including malaise, headache, pain in the extremities and pain in the tongue when swallowing. Tonsillitis is contagious. A simple cough or sneeze can pass the virus or bacteria from person to person. Unless you live on an island with no ex
Michigan's Deaf Community

Michigan's Deaf Community

An overview of what is available in Michigan for deaf and hard of hearing people and their families.
Axillary Sinus Disease

Axillary Sinus Disease

Your maxillary sinuses are cavities for mucus drainage located behind your cheeks. Infections of the maxillary sinuses are known as sinusitis or maxillary sinus disease.
Symbolic Representation of Negatives

Symbolic Representation of Negatives

Image with symbolic representatations of negative words as perceived by the artist.
Relief for Post Nasal Drip

Relief for Post Nasal Drip

Post-Nasal Drip is a non-life threatening medical condition in which the sinuses produce an excessive amount of mucus that accumulate in the back of the throat or the nose. It is a highly treatable condition through a variety of methods, including antibiotics and minor surgery, though several method
Herbal Cures for Swollen Nasal Passages

Herbal Cures for Swollen Nasal Passages

Sinus conditions like swollen nasal passages are much more common than disorders like arthritis and other often-diagnosed diseases. The swelling of nasal passages can cause congestion and pain and is often treated by combination medications. There are many herbal remedies that can be used to treat s
Chernobyl's Continuing Thyroid Impact

Chernobyl's Continuing Thyroid Impact

The 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident had an impact on rates of thyroid disease and cancer, particularly in children in Belarus and Ukraine.
Parasites & Sinus Infections

Parasites & Sinus Infections

More than 35 million people in American suffer from sinus infections every year. Sinus infections are common and typically are treated with simple prescribed drugs, but in rare cases, a sinus infection may be the cause of parasites. This rare condition typically is found in people with specific immu
Graves' Disease

Graves' Disease

An overview of Graves' disease
Is Sinus Trouble Connected to Weather?

Is Sinus Trouble Connected to Weather?

Weather causes myriad problems including aches, pains and sinus troubles. Changes in the temperature, air pressure and humidity can leave many feeling under the weather. Go ahead and blame the weather for many sinus ailments.