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Thyroid Problems: Surprising Signs to Watch For

Thyroid problems are very common in the United States, with about 1 in 12 people experiencing thyroid issues in their lifetimes.

The Link Between Blood Type and Health

As many wonderful ways, there are that we can be unique, we can add to that list one more: blood types. Eight distinct blood groups exist: O, A, B and AB blood type, with each of these types appearing as positive or negative. Many people don’t know what blood type they have, but it can be important to learn this information, as it can make it easier to plan medical treatments and inspire you to donate blood for others.

Smart Strategies for Taking Supplements

While your primary source of vitamins and minerals should be the foods you eat, it’s not always possible to get your daily intake from vitamins in food. When that happens, taking individual vitamins, a multivitamin or other supplements is a smart idea.

Celebrate American Heart Month

Every February, we see heart decorations as signs of love in celebration of Valentine’s Day. However, February is also the time to celebrate American Heart Month to raise awareness for heart disease and promote ways to help improve heart health.

Surprising Signs of Inflammation

Inflammation is usually a sign that your body’s immune system is at work. When it has detected the type of illnesses and injuries that cause inflammation, your immune system responds by sending out, among other things, inflammatory cells. These cells’ job is to contain bacteria and heal tissue, but this amazing work is accompanied, unfortunately, by symptoms of inflammation.

10 Things That Slow Down Your Metabolism

With the high rates of obesity in the United States, there is a great deal of interest in losing weight, and this often means speeding up a slow metabolism. Even so, some people struggle with gaining weight and seek to slow metabolism intentionally to do so. Whichever camp you’re in, whether you want to learn how to slow down your metabolism or reasons why your metabolism may be slow, we’ve gathered the ten things most likely to slow metabolism.