The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland positioned in the front of the neck. It produces hormones that promote oxygen use in cells and regulate vital processes in every part of the body. Thyroid hormones have a major impact on heat production, growth, use of energy and fertility.
Hypothyroidism (or, myxedema) is a disorder in which the body lacks adequate thyroid hormone. There are several possible reasons why this may happen- none of them good. [Read more…] about Managing Hashimoto’s Disease Holistically, Part 1