Hyper- and Hypothyroidism – Causes and Solutions

The thyroid gland is a ‘butterfly-shaped’ gland that is situated on the front of the lower neck. It’s sited just below your Adam’s apple, with one lobe on each side stretching upwards and downwards along the windpipe.The thyroid gland secretes two thyroid hormones; triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4) – and also a peptide hormone, calcitonin. The thyroid hormones regulate the metabolic rate, the rate in which nutrients in the body are converted into energy, […]

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Know Your Poison: Goitrogens

Goitrogens are a number of chemical agents that come in various forms. You’ll find them in antibiotics, plastics, pesticides, NSAIDs, environment pollution, and in some plant-foods. Actually, all goitrogens are derived from naturally occurring plant pesticides called glucosinolates. Plants have three main types of goitrogens; goitrins, thiocyanates, and flavonoids. Goitrin is the result of the enzymatic breakdown of the glucosinolate called progoitrin. It targets thyroid peroxidase (TPO), which is an enzyme found in the

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Safety of long Anabolic Steroid use

Safety of long Anabolic Steroid use And the life after lengthy use of steroids All Four parts in one article Part 1: Introduction and the history of testosterone and Anabolic SteroidsBy Joachim Bartoll, January and February, 2017. Classic Muscle Magazine #29 As a coach and student within the fields of sports, human physiology, and performance, I first came across “underground” articles about anabolic steroids in early 1990. At that time, and in the years

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