When the thyroid gland functions properly and produces the right amount of thyroid hormones, it is called euthyroid. However, more than 12 percent of the US population will have thyroid disease sometime in their lives . Given its influence on health, it’s imperative to understand when it’s not functioning optimally and what to do about it.
Sleep disturbances plain are bad for your health and quality of life. Poor quality sleep and insomnia are both causes and are associated with heart disease, hypertension, glucose imbalances, anxiety, and depression. Get Dr. Guan’s 20 sleep tips and learn more about how sleep may be impacting your health.
For women sleep disturbances coincide with menopause, premenstrual disorders, pregnancy and post part depression.
Bisphenol-A, aka BPA, AKA yuk! It is used to make plastics and those resinous sealants for tooth repair. It does a lot more and here’s what you need to know. The skinny, BPA is a an obesogen ( a chemical that might increase your weight by interrupting hormonal and physiological processes). One researcher in China …