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12 Subtle Signs There’s Something Wrong With Your Metabolism

You’ve probably heard people blame their inability to lose weight on their slow metabolism. But what you might not have heard is what the metabolic process really is: how your body converts what you eat and drink into energy. And one of the biggest factors in this daily cycle? Your thyroid. As the Obesity Action Coalition explains, the butterfly-shaped thyroid gland produces hormones that “play

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6 Signs of a Vitamin K Deficiency

When it comes to nutrients, vitamin K isn’t one we hear a lot about, but it’s an important one. There are two primary types of vitamin K: vitamin K1 and

8 Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease to Be Aware Of

With grim prognoses and very limited treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, early detection hasn’t been particularly advantageous. But that may be changing—fast. One of the hottest areas of Alzheimer’s research involves

15 Signs of Diabetes to Watch Out For

While diabetes is manageable, it can shorten your life considerably. It can also up your risk of things like blindness, heart attack, and even loss of a foot. Check out

4 Signs Your Back Pain Is Actually Arthritis

A backache that won’t quit may not just be from shoveling, lifting too-heavy weights, or wearing too-high heels. These telltale signs suggest it could be osteoarthritis, or arthritis of the

10 Warning Signs Your Liver Sends You

Your liver does a lot for your health. As one of the body’s largest organs, it’s responsible for metabolic functions like converting nutrients from your diet so your body can

8 Warning Signs You Might Have Sun Poisoning

Sun poisoning is a severe sunburn that brings flu-like side effects alongside standard sunburn symptoms. It doesn’t mean you’ve actually been poisoned by the sun. You might not know that

11 Signs You’re Way Too Dehydrated

Dehydration is the condition in which the body loses more water (whether through sweating, urinating, or breathing) than it takes in. The fluid needs to be replaced, or the body

5 Signs of Summer Seasonal Affective Disorder

Major depressive disorder with a seasonal pattern (MDD-SP), formerly known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), is a type of depression that usually happens in the winter when there’s reduced sunlight,

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