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
A look at South American herbs and autoimmune disease, featuring Dr. Viana Muller of Whole World Botanicals.
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
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A runny nose can occur during exercise by exposure to allergies, irritants, or vasomotor causes. Find out more on how exercise...
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
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
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
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
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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.
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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
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
The 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident had an impact on rates of thyroid disease and cancer, particularly in children in Belarus and Ukraine.
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
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.