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Fatigued or Full Throttle: Is Your Thyroid to Blame?
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Andie_WebMD_Staff posted:
Understanding Thyroid Problems -- Symptoms and Treatments

Feeling all revved up, even at bedtime? Or maybe your throttle's on idle with symptoms of depression , fatigue, and weight gain. In both cases, the root cause may be your thyroid.

The thyroid -- a butterfly-shaped gland in the front of your neck -- makes hormones that control the way your body uses energy. Your thyroid controls your metabolism, which is how your body turns food into energy, and also affects your heart, muscles, bones, and cholesterol...

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