Hypothyroidism is a health condition where the human body has an underactive thyroid, which interferes with the production of crucial hormones. If left untreated over extended periods of time, hypothyroidism can cause health complications including obesity, infertility, heart problems, and joint issues. As a necessary part of the body’s lipid metabolism, a dysfunctional thyroid can also present sexual and reproductive issues if not addressed.
What is High Blood Pressure? Although the term sounds self-explanatory, there is a lot to consider when determining how and why your blood pressure is above normal. High blood pressure can cause or be symptomatic of a variety of issues inside the body. Blood pressure is the measure of how much force is being applied to the inside of your veins and arteries.
By 2025, the number of people affected by diabetes is projected to hit 333 million. Today, some people are facing a pandemic on two fronts. Diabetes is currently on the list of high-risk conditions by the CDC. In fact, the CDC reported that 37% of patients in Georgia who needed to be hospitalized had pre-existing diabetes.
Our immune system is the first line of defense against viral infections and more. As the old saying goes, ‘an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure’. Hence, it’s no secret that during these trying times, many of us are focusing on how to boost your immune system. There are many ways to go about this. However, what if we told you that there was one simple way to boost the immune system that you probably were looking to do regardless of our current environment?
COVID-19 has affected the way we interact and how we deal with global conflict. It has provided insight on how technology can affect the way we socialize, communicate with health care providers, and engage in community events. Not only is COVID-19 adversely affecting our physical health, but it has also taken a detrimental toll on mental health as well.
Gut Health is often the root of so many health issues. It is where inflammation almost always starts. It is linked to healthy brain activity, mood regulation, and inflammation throughout the body. Gut health is critical for overall health!
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Gut health affects so much more than just noticeable digestive disorders… and it of course affects them too: GI issues, digestive troubles, constipation, bloating, and on. But poor gut health, even unnoticed, can be the main culprit behind anxiety, mood disorders, impulse control, ADHD, sexual health, autism, autoimmune disorders, arthritis, MS, and more.
The paradox: We spend a lot of money and time on increasing our antioxidant intake through foods and supplements. Yet most of us never know if this effort is making an impact on our health. Should we be checking our oxidative stress levels as often as we check our cholesterol?
Hair loss is a big deal. It’s not just old men. It happens to young men, too, and can be devastating to a woman’s ego. Hair loss is largely accepted as normal or unavoidable, but just because something is common does not mean it’s normal. By examining different causes of hair loss, it may be possible to slow or even reverse this process. Here are a few of the leading causes of hair loss, and what to look at to reverse the trend.
This holiday season, we keep thinking of advice one of our grandmothers used to say all the time: “You don’t know it now, but your health is the most important thing. Take care of yourself.” As usual, Grandma was right… health is the most important thing! Without it, our moods fade, our energy drops, and our ability to make positive social connections can diminish. So we focus on health!
What’s wrong with our healthcare system in America? In the final episode of this series, Dr. Agolli and Dr. Burdette discuss: How to solve the problems in our healthcare system. Why we should re-train our physicians on how to practice medicine.