Low Thyroid

Is Taking Multivitamins Safe?

…carotenoids and retinyl palmitate, instead of beta carotene, which is a precursor of vitamin A. The reason is that some people, especially those with low thyroid or alcoholism, can’t convert beta carotene into vitamin A. In smokers, beta carotene is converted into a carcinogen. If you take beta carotene…

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Benefits of Yoga: A Powerful Exercise for Your Heart

…in terms of the physical posturing involved, and the bodily organs that those positions stimulate. For example, the headstand pose stimulates the thyroid gland. But, for a cardiologist like me the benefits of yoga for heart health are about the breath work involved with yoga. The Secret to Yoga for Heart…

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Aftermath of Japan: How to Protect Against Radiation

…military facility where nuclear weapons have been manufactured, stored, or even tested. These plants release slightly radioactive gases and produce low-level radioactive waste. In recent years, there have also been leaks of the radioactive isotope tritium in the groundwater around nuclear plants in Illinois…

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Is It Your Heart, Or Is It Lyme Disease?

…of multiple sclerosis (MS), or worse amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and have Lyme disease. Others could have headache, joint or muscle pain, thyroid issues, heart problems, or cognitive issues, and have Lyme. How is Lyme disease contracted? Dr. Drew Sinatra: We used to believe Lyme was transmitted…

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