thyroid, a butterfly-shaped gland in the front of the neck, produces hormones
that control the speed of metabolism. Thyroid disorders can slow down or speed
up metabolism by disrupting the production of thyroid hormones. Several local
authorities weigh in with their advice.
thyroid produces hormones that the body needs to use energy, stay warm and keep
the brain, heart, muscles and other organs functioning properly. As with a car
engine, a glitch can hinder performance or disable the car completely.”
is your face telling you about the most important gland in the body; the thyroid?
Common patterns that may represent concerns may be the outside rim of the
eyebrows thinning; hair loss or dry brittle texture; or creases in the neckline.
If you see the signs, it’s time to optimize your thyroid.”
“Are you experiencing
fatigue, unwanted weight gain or feel like you can’t think clearly? You could
have a low functioning thyroid. This can go undiagnosed for years. Consider
having a complete thyroid evaluation.”
Harris, MSN, RN, CNM,
FNP-C, may be reached at 972-304-6400