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.
Drinking too much alcohol increases people’s risk of injuries, violence, drowning, liver disease and some types of cancer. Learn more about how alcohol affects your body, strategies for reducing or quitting, resources for getting help.
“Many women are paying a high price, in terms of quality of life and financial costs, to manage urinary incontinence. I want to change that.”
– Dr. Carolyn Fronczak, Boulder Medical Center Urologist
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