Why Is Weight Loss So Difficult After Thyroid Removal?

Why Is Weight Loss So Difficult After Thyroid Removal?

If you are experiencing unintentional weight gain after thyroid removal, you are not alone.

 

Many people face this problem on a day-to-day basis. We often underestimate the tiny gland that is the thyroid and what it can do for us and our health.

 

 And so, we are surprised when we learn that thyroid removal leads to weight gain, among other health issues.

 

The question is – Why? And more importantly – What can we do to stop it?

 

Here are our tips on maintaining a healthy weight after thyroidectomy.

 

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Coronavirus and Thyroid Disease: What you need to know

Coronavirus and Thyroid Disease: What you need to know

It was early December when a man reported experiencing fatigue, high fever, and dry cough – symptoms that initially pointed to the presence of the common cold or the flu. It did not take long for doctors to see that they had a new virus to deal with – one that was spreading at a fast rate and ending many people’s lives.

 

Lately, it seems that everybody is talking about the new COVID-19 and what a virus of this kind means for the human population. And most importantly, what does it mean for somebody that is already struggling with a weak immune system and what are their chances of fighting this virus?

 

Today, we are talking about one specific group of people that because of their weak immune system are facing a great risk when it comes to the new COVID-19 – we are talking about anyone who is dealing with a thyroid issue of any kind.

 

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Can Mold Exposure Affect Thyroid Health?

Can Mold Exposure Affect Thyroid Health?

 It is highly unlikely that you will not face mold inside your home at least once in your lifetime.

 

But the smell of mold is not the only thing to worry about.

 

Many people have come forward pointing out that their experience with mold exposure has caused them great pain and worries, thinking about all of the health issues that can happen because of it.

 

Today we are here to discuss mold exposure and its ability to affect our thyroid health.

 

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Benefits and Risks of At-Home Thyroid Tests

Benefits and Risks of At-Home Thyroid Tests

According to the American Thyroid Association, about 20 million Americans have some type of thyroid disease.

 

Approximately 60% of people with thyroid disease are unaware of their condition[i]. Hormones produced by the butterfly-shaped gland participate in a number of functions in the body.

 

Thyroid diseases can affect our quality of life and increase the risk or worsen other health conditions. Keeping hormones in a normal range is vital for good health. People with thyroid disease need to pay close attention to the hormone levels.

 

Testing can be of huge help, and nowadays, you have the option to use at-home tests.

 

How do they work?

 

What are the benefits and potential risks of at-home tests?

 

Should you try them?

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