Hypothyroidism, the chronic condition of an under-active thyroid, affects millions of Americans. It's most commonly caused by chronic autoimmune thyroiditis or Hashimoto's disease, and can result in a variety of symptoms, including: weight ga... Read more
You've been sticking faithfully to your calorie range and exercise plans for awhile now, but you're not seeing the results you want on your scale. Meanwhile, your weight -loss buddy is happily watching the pounds melt away week after week. No... Read more
Frozen TV dinners weren’t served often when I was growing up in the 60’s. However, on rare, extra-busy nights, I remember eating my meal out of that small, compartmentalized aluminum tray. They were always heated in the oven (since microw... Read more
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The implied start and end, the frustration that goes along with weeks or months of restriction, agitation from days spent calorie counting or skipping out on... Read more
Between backyard barbeques, beach picnics and the never-ending parade of wedding and grad party buffets, summer may seem like a huge seasonal pitfall for someone who's trying to eat healthy and/or lose weight. But the good news is, your goals don... Read more
Is it safe to be on a 1000 calorie diet if sedentary? Im on a new med that makes me dizzy, unstable and utterly fatigued. I'm "stuck" hugging the wall. Doc says to give this med a month to allow my body to adjust. #coach... Read more
I am 62, and I have been able to diet successfully in the past, but now, at my heaviest I too find it is very very difficult.... and when you do lose a few it comes right back so easily... any suggestions out there would be great!... Read more
New here! Attempting an Intermittent Fasting diet (so far so good today) and to lose 20-25 pounds by Christmas. Still holding onto a lot of baby weight...from almost 6 years ago ðŸ˜³ No more excuses!!! #friendfinder #firstpost... Read more
Of course, you shouldn't over-do salt, but when you use salt, make sure it's IODIZED. Iodine is necessary for your thyroid to make it's main hormone, thyroxine. Without enough iodine in your diet, you can develop hypothyroidism.... Read more
Hypothyroidism is generally treated with synthetic thyroid hormone — and soy has long been thought to interfere with the body's ability to absorb the medication. Until the medical community can assure me (I have hypothyroidism) it's safe for me to co... Read more
In 2001, Kim Rhyne gained 20 pounds in six weeks. Normally an energetic women’s ministry leader in Cleveland, she was suddenly so exhausted that she could barely drag herself out of bed. “I wasn’t eating a lot more or doing anythin... Read more
If you are a Dancing with the Stars fan, you are likely familiar with co-host Brooke Burke-Charvet’s recent surgery to remove her thyroid cancer. Unfortunately, Brooke’s history with thyroid issues is not unique; an estimated 27 million A... Read more
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