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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Thyroid (That Might Be Harming Your Health)

Posted by joe rigs on Thursday, May 8, 2014, In : Health 
Every week I get emails from people asking questions about the thyroid. It's no surprise with nearly 200 million people world-wide dealing with some kind of thyroid disorder.


Here are some surprising facts that you might not be aware of.

1. Your thyroid can affect your LDL Cholesterol

When your thyroid is functioning properly, it sends a signal to your liver to upregulate LDL cell receptors. Those receptors pull LDL Cholesterol out of your blood, which your liver uses to make bile so y...

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Joe Rignola, HHC, FDN Joe Rignola is an author, Certified Functional Diagnostic Nutritionist and Health Counselor. More importantly, I hate talking in the 3rd person. I'm really just a guy who took control of my own health and overcame several ailments including metabolic disorders, digestive issues, depression and ADD. Actually, my recovery from ADD however is questionable.