The thyroid is the energy gland of the human body and produces T3 and T4 thyroid hormones that control the body’s metabolism. The thyroid also controls other vital functions such as digestion, circulation, immune function, hormone balance, and emotions.

Hypothyroidism occurs when the thyroid is under-active and produces insufficient thyroid hormone. Approximately 40 percent of the U.S. population suffers from milder forms of this disorder to some degree, and these people tend to suffer from hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). In its severe form, it is referred to as Hashimoto’s disease.

Hashimoto’s disease is an autoimmune condition that affects the thyroid by limiting its ability to produce thyroid hormone.

The following symptoms may occur:
• Fatigue
• Yeast infections (Candida)
• Lack of energy
• Reduced immune function
• Poor resistance to disease
• Recurring infections
• Weight gain or increase difficulty losing weight
• Hair loss
• Cold intolerance
• Muscle cramps or frequent muscle aches
• Constipation
• Depression
• Irritability
• Memory Loss
• Abnormal menstrual cycles
• Decreased libido
• Average basal temperature below 98.4 degrees

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