The thyroid gland is vital to metabolism, growth and maturation. Located at the front part of the neck and shaped like a butterfly, the thyroid helps regulate many body functions by releasing hormones into the bloodstream. If too little thyroid hormone is produced, our body can slow down. This condition is called hypothyroidism.
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In the world of men’s health, prevention, screenings, and early detection of problems is key to health and happiness. That’s why having a trusted primary care provider in your corner and visiting him or her regularly is important to optimal wellness.
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Susan Puckett, PA is part of both the internal medicine and otolaryngology departments at Boulder Medical Center. She discusses recent findings around the science and benefits of fasting for your health.
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