Thyroid (TSH) and Cholesterol

Your body needs thyroid hormones to make cholesterol and to get rid of the cholesterol it doesn’t need. When thyroid hormone levels are low (hypothyroidism), your body doesn’t break down and remove LDL cholesterol as efficiently as usual. LDL cholesterol can then build up in your blood. Thyroid hormone levels don’t have to be very… read more ›

Top 10 Thyroid Symptoms That You Shouldn’t Ignore

This article has been medically reviewed by Dr. Charles Penick, MD Top 10 Thyroid Symptoms: Thyroid disease affects about 1 in 20 people in the U.K. and up to 20 million people in America, the majority being women. And those are only the ones who have been diagnosed. In reality, many people have symptoms of… read more ›