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Hypothyroidism: Nutritional, Lifestyle and Environmental Causes Your Doctor Might Miss
Hypothyroidism (low thyroid function) is something that those suffering from environmental illnesses often struggle with. Poor thyroid function has been linked to many of then illnesses covered on this site and is often the hidden cause of a host of chronic symptoms including fatigue, poor cognitive function, low mood, low sex drive, cold intolerance, weight gain or inability to lose weight...and many others. Assuming you have been diagnosed with hypothyroidism (not easy in itself), unless the cause is obvious such as a tumour or autoimmune disease and is detectable using routine tests, chances are you will simply be given a prescription for thyroxine (the main hormone produced by the thyroid gland and also referred to as 'T4') and have your blood levels monitored, along with levels of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) - a pituitary hormone that stimulates production of T4 by the thyroid gland. Unfortunately many patients find that T4 medication...
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    Due to PCB's toxicity and classification as a persistent organic pollutant, PCB production was banned by the United States Congres
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What's in your drinking water?

Have you ever wondered how clean your drinking water really is? Or maybe it's something you've never given a second thought. A recent investigation by the Associated Press has uncovered the disturbing reality of municipal water supplies.

Would you willingly drink water laced with antibiotics, anti-convulsants, mood stabilizers and sex hormones? According to the AP at least 41

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  • The Vaccinator
    The Vaccinator says #
    Great piece. I learned why things in low doses can be more toxic then taking a bath in pure chemicals. When you study how they m