The Importance of Proper Thyroid Functioning

June 11, 2015 / Thyroid Health / Source: Health

How Your Thyroid Works For YouI thought this week's Team Beachbody blog post about thyroid functioning was timely and I LOVE how the author started it off, "When you think of the body parts central to who you are, the brain and heart probably come to mind, maybe even the gut. But let me nominate another candidate: The thyroid."

When I had my thyroid removed in two different surgeries over 12 1/2 years ago I had no clue how much the thyroid controlled. As Ben Sullivan states, "It support or regulates literally every function in your body" and has been called "the great regulator of body and mind."  So, needless to say, if your thyroid isn't functioning optimally...neither are you. Therefore, if you think you might be suffering from hypothyroidism (or hyperthyroidism), it's important to get yourself checked out to help prevent other issues down the road.

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