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What Causes Raynaud’s Disease?

Explore the Causes of Raynaud’s Disease Raynaud’s disease is a disorder that occurs when the arterioles (small arteries) that serve the toes, fingers, nose or ears go into spasm. This causes the arterioles to cut off blood supply to the digits (fingers, toes, ears or nose) and cause them to lose feeling and turn white […]

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The 10 Best Foods to Eat for Hypothyroidism

When you have an underactive thyroid, or hypothyroidism, symptoms might include depression, constipation, and fatigue among other serious health concerns. However, eating some foods can boost the health of the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland produces hormones that help regulate energy levels, metabolism, mood, blood pressure, body temperature and heart rate. Hypothyroidism is a condition […]

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Games For Children With ADHD

Play has long been used by child psychologists and psychiatrics as a therapeutic tool especially for children with conditions such as anxiety disorder, clinical depression and ADHD. Kids who have such problems can express themselves through play. On the other hand, parents can use various games and activities that engage a child’s body and brain […]

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Treat Lupus Naturally

Tips on How to Manage Lupus Naturally

Lupus is a disease in which the body’s immune system cannot distinguish invaders from its own organs and tissues and hence end up attacking its own cells and organs. SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus) is the most common type of lupus. Many people who suffer from lupus, are able to lead quite normal, happy lives – […]

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Why do we need to check TSH Levels?

Interpretation of TSH Levels. TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) blood test is usually used to check for problems with the thyroid gland. The hypothalamus releases TRH (thyrotropin releasing hormone) which triggers production of TSH by the pituitary gland. TSH triggers the thyroid gland to release two hormones T3 (triiodothyronine) and T4 (thyroxine) which help control the […]

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Natural Anxiety Treatment – Tapping Therapy (EFT)

Guide to Tapping Therapy  Are you dealing with traumas, addictions, struggling with anxiety, pain, stress or simply feeling stuck?  Tapping Technique which is also known as the Meridian Tapping Technique (MTT) or the Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) is a very powerful tool for relieving pain and negative emotions. It works like emotional acupressure to easily, […]

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Natural Remedies for Hypothyroidism

How to Treat Hypothyroidism Naturally? Coconut Oil is a Great Start! Besides being highly nutritious, coconut oil is very rich in minerals, fiber and vitamins. Moreover, coconut oil is one of the best natural remedies for hypothyroidism primarily because unlike other oils, coconut oil is not unhealthy due to its unique structure. The fatty acids […]

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Congenital Hypothyroidism: Presentations and Diagnosis.

Congenital hypothyroidism is the complete or partial loss of function of an infant’s thyroid gland from birth (congenital). The condition occurs when the thyroid gland in infants fails to function or develop properly. The thyroid gland produces iodine-containing hormones that are essential for brain development, regulating growth and metabolism (the rate of various chemical reactions […]

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Top 7 Symptoms of Hypothyroidism in Men

Although hypothyroidism is more common among women, a significant number of men can also contract this autoimmune disease. It is caused by an inactive thyroid gland and it tends to have advanced complications in men mainly because they tend to ignore its initial symptoms. However, it is important to understand that early diagnosis of hyperthyroidism […]

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