Monthly Archives: September 2017


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Wilson Disease: Copper Toxicity That Can Damage Vital Organs

Wilson disease is a rare metabolic inherited disorder in which too much copper accumulates in the liver, brain, and other body organs and tissues. Like other metal metabolism disorders, levels of trace metals in the blood-in this case copper-build up to toxic levels. Due to a ceruloplasmin enzyme deficiency, the body doesn’t eliminate excess copper that you absorb from food. How Does Copper Affect the...

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Six Frequently Misinterpreted Signs of Hypothyroidism

Six Frequently Misinterpreted Signs of Hypothyroidism

Did you know that 60 percent of those with thyroid disease are unaware that their thyroid gland is not functioning properly? Hypothyroidism, or an underactive thyroid gland, is the most common thyroid disorder. Sadly, the condition often goes undiagnosed because its numerous varied symptoms are misinterpreted as signs of other ailments. Once diagnosed, hypothyroidism can be managed and treated, but many patients needlessly suffer for...

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