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Viral Infection and the Thyroid in the Age of Covid-19

Viral Infection and the Thyroid in the Age of Covid-19

By Gary M. Pepper, M.D. (This article is for educational purposes only and is not intended as medical advice or treatment) During the Covid-19 pandemic my medical practice has been operating as normally as possible. The other day a young woman arrived wearing a...

What is DTE Therapy?

What is DTE Therapy?

DTE stands for “desiccated thyroid extract” which is made up of thyroid hormones refined from pig thyroid and used to treat people with hypothyroidism (low thyroid hormone). This is possible because human and pig thyroid are very similar in the production of the 4...

Welcome to the Thyroid Project

Welcome to the Thyroid Project

The mission of the The Thyroid Project is to encourage sharing of information and experience between the public and the medical community about the treatment of hypothyroidism (low thyroid function). For at least the past few decades there is a growing awareness of...

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Can Color Affect Your Appetite?

Can Color Affect Your Appetite?

Professional chefs understand how important food presentation is for the success of a meal. One element of the eating experience that can be under estimated however, is the effect of color. Scientific studies have shown that the color of the food and the eating...

Overweight Kids…Trouble in Paradise

Overweight Kids…Trouble in Paradise

This article is the first in a series at metabolism.com;  “Overweight Kids….Trouble in Paradise”.   In the opener, we touch on many aspects of what can be a toxic tangle. In coming articles we plan to break out and do a deeper dive into each of the aspects presented....

Bioflavonoids: Powerful Health Promoting Nutrients from Nature

Bioflavonoids: Powerful Health Promoting Nutrients from Nature

It seems as if “bioflavonoid” is a popular buzzword for the health conscious. But what are bioflavonoids and why are they helpful? In the past “Bioflavonoids” were often referred collectively as vitamin P.  Bioflavonoids are a group of naturally occurring plant...

Everyday Metabolism Boosting Foods

Everyday Metabolism Boosting Foods

As most people trying to lose weight know, boosting your metabolism is critical to success. Metabolism is the system controlling the rate of breakdown of food into the necessary nutrients for proper function of the cells of the body.  A slow metabolism will slow down...

7 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism When Quitting Smoking

7 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism When Quitting Smoking

Gaining weight after quitting smoking is a common and dreaded experience.  Fear of weight gain often discourages people from trying to take the first steps toward giving up the smoking habit. What is the reason for this unwelcome "side-effect"? Perhaps most...