Much information on hypothyroidism has been uncovered over the past decades – including the astonishing fact that women are up to 10x more likely to get this disease than men are.
Spend a little time online reading up on nutrition and you might encounter a flurry of different opinions (and self-assured headlines) about the effectiveness – or lack thereof – of fish oil supplements, which are packed with omega-3 fatty acids. Some say these supplements are a “Fountain of Youth,” while others suspiciously accuse them of being the “new snake oil.”
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Your thyroid – a small gland that sits at the front of your neck – keeps your metabolism running smoothly. Because your thyroid controls so much of your metabolism, it must function properly for you to remain healthy and feeling good. The thyroid gland regulates metabolism by releasing hormones into the bloodstream, so by measuring how much of these hormones you have (do this at home with EverlyWell’s Thyroid Test), you can discover if there’s something wrong with your metabolism.
Much of the sunlight that lands on your skin is harmless. But a portion of sunlight – known as ultraviolet radiation – is often incredibly destructive to your skin and health. Ultraviolet radiation (or “UV radiation”) is actually so damaging that it’s responsible for practically all types of skin cancer.