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Thyroid & Diet, Aging Hair Tips, No-Abuse Painkiller, Cold vs. Flu

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Cleveland Clinic's Be Well eNews gives you the latest information for your health, your life. Enjoy expert tips on diet and nutrition, essential health news, medical mythbusters and much more.


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Thyroid Issues? What You Need to Know About Diet and Supplements

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Thyroid patients can't manage their condition through diet. However, eating the wrong foods or taking the wrong supplements can cause trouble. Find out what to limit or avoid altogether.


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Underactive Thyroid: Is Yours Being Overtreated?

Tags: arrhythmia, diabetes, hormone, hypothyroidism, osteoporosis, T3, T4, thyroid, thyroid awareness month 2013, thyroid gland, underactive thyroid

If your thyroid gland is underactive — a condition called hypothyroidism — your body produces too little thyroid hormone. Even when you’re on the right dose of thyroid hormone for your weight, you may be getting more than your body needs.


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Increased Risk for Thyroid Disorders in Diabetics

Tags: diabetes, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, thyroid, thyroid disorders, Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, underactive thyroid

Is your metabolism slowing down or revving up? This could be a sign of thyroid disease. If you have diabetes, you have a greater chance of being one of the 20 million people in the U.S. with thyroid disease.


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Uncontrolled Thyroid: Exercise, Diet Risks

Tags: exercise, healthy diet, hyperparathyroidism, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, parathyroid disorders, parathyroid glands, thyroid, thyroid cancer, thyroid disease, thyroid disorders, thyroid gland

It’s easy to assume exercise and natural supplements are always beneficial for people with thyroid conditions – but even exercise can be dangerous if thyroid conditions are not properly diagnosed and controlled first.


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Thyroid: Is Your Body Tricking You?

Tags: goiter, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, thyroid, thyroid cancer, thyroid disease, thyroid disorders

Feeling tired, gaining or losing a few pounds, or having trouble sleeping? These common complaints can be symptoms of a thyroid disorder. Find out if you should be concerned.


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Chat With a Doctor: Thyroid Problems

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You may have a thyroid problem and not even know it — and untreated thyroid disorders can have serious health repercussions. Cleveland Clinic physicians talk about thyroid disease during a live webchat Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at 1 p.m. (ET).


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Pregnancy and Your Thyroid: Get the Facts, Know the Risks

Tags: hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, maternal thyroid disease, miscarriage, pregnancy, thyroid, thyroid awareness month 2013

If you have a history of miscarriages and normal thyroid tests, you may want to get a second opinion from a specialist. When expectant mothers have any thyroid disorder, it is called maternal thyroid disease.