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Health Questions Answered
Oprah Radio host Dr. Mehmet Oz answers questions from callers about a variety of health topics, including hyperthyroidism and the benefits of omega-3s.
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Dr Oz: Are Your Hormones Out of Whack?
hypothyroidism, which can lead to weight gain, depression, and fatigue. On the other end of the spectrum is hyperthyroidism , in which the thyroid gland releases too much of its hormone, causing symptoms such as anxiety, a racing heart
8 Surprise Reasons You're Still Tired
lookout for an unexplained weight gain and a slower-than-average heart rate. But you can also feel wiped out by hyperthyroidism , the opposite condition, says Sandra Fryhofer, MD, an Atlanta internist and past president of the American College
The Truth About the Thyroid
kick-start depression. When it becomes overworked— hyperthyroidism —and produces too much hormone, it can cause racing ..... be from 0.4 to 2.5. A score between 0 and 0.4 is hyperthyroidism . Between 2.5 and 4 means you are at risk for hypothyroidism
Cooking with Cabbage
symptoms, or at least to include more high-iodine foods like sea vegetables in your diet. Conversely, people with hyperthyroidism may actually benefit from the thyroid-suppressing affect of cabbage. Cooking partially inactivates the interfering
Giving Myself a Month Off
My body was turning on me. First hyperthyroidism , which sped up my metabolism and left me unable to sleep for days. (Most people lose weight. I didn't.) Then hypothyroidism
"How Did I Let This Happen Again?"
as if I didn't know my own body anymore. After many trips to various doctors, I received a diagnosis. I had hyperthyroidism (an overactive thyroid that can speed up metabolism and cause weight loss—but of course didn't make me lose
To: Oprah Winfrey; Subject: Hormones
than two years, I hadn't gotten a decent night's sleep. I'd had heart palpitations. These are symptoms of hyperthyroidism . But even after my thyroid was balanced, I was still having "surges"—like a rush of adrenaline throughout