Your heart and brain get all the attention, but your —that butterfly-shaped gland situated below your voice box and above your collarbone—is the true unsung hero of your body. It produces two main hormones, triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4), that travel in your bloodstream, influencing physiological functions from head to toe. “Every cell in your body...
'RHOBH' Star Denise Richards Just Revealed She Has An Enlarged Thyroid—And Only Caught It Because Of Her Fans
If there's one thing true about Real Housewives of Beverly Hills fans, it's that they are dedicated. And now, RHOBH star Denise Richards has some of those same eagle-eyed fans to thank for sparking a serious change in her health. ...
Getty Dancing-with-the-Stars co-host Brooke Burke-Charvet recently underwent surgery for...
Recently, near the end of a nice, long chatty dinner with a friend she reached over and readjusted a piece of my hair. “There,” she said. “That’s been driving me crazy all night.” ...
In June 2013, HGTV star Tarek El Moussa's life changed forever when he received a not-so-ordinary piece of fan mail: a letter urging him to get a biopsy for a suspicious-looking lump on his neck. Now two and a half years later, the Flip or Flop host is in remission and feeling good after a lengthy battle...
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Most people know very little about their thyroid at all, let alone the health problems that can affect it. (The thyroid gland is in your neck, by the way.) But thyroid cancer is being talked about today more than ever, thanks to celebs like Brooke Burke-Charvet and Sophia Vergara, who both had the disease, and...
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