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Thyroid, weight gain, and... Microwaves?
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bobby75703 posted:
Dr. Peeke,

I've been researching pubmed for information regarding Microwave ovens and thyroid. I did find studies into this, however the language is above my head.

I observed my own "over the range" microwave oven being at neck level. While standing in front of the stove below the microwave, leaning over the cook top, my forehead comes within 4 inches of the glass window of the microwave. Peering thru the glass door to observe the food places my thyroid within 12 to 18 inches.

Can microwave ovens damage thyroid tissue if a person stands close enough? ... thus leading to weight gain.

Bobby
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