• Mother’s Thyroid Function During Pregnancy Impacts Child’s Behavioral Development

    Mother’s thyroid function during pregnancy impacts whether their sons (not daughters) will exhibit aggressive or, anxious/depressed behavior by age 4 years old. The study found mothers who had high TSH (>3.0 indicates hypothyroid) had sons who were more likely to be withdrawn and to externalize problems. Boys whose mothers had a high Free T4 during

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  • The Under-tested Parathyroid Gland: The Importance of Testing

    The Parathyroid glands are 4 small glands of the endocrine system which are located in the neck behind the thyroid.  They secrete parathyroid hormone (PTH), and are essential organs for the regulation of calcium and phosphate metabolism. They measure the amount of calcium in the blood every minute of every day… and if the calcium levels go

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