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Med’s  Betul Hatipoglu discusses hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid): symptoms, causes and treatment
ForbesBetul Hatipoglu, professor at the School of Medicine, discussed hypothyroidism, the deficiency of thyroid hormones that can disrupt the heart rate, body temperature and all aspects of metabolism. “A healthy diet and exercise are definitely our best helpers while we balance the hormones with different treatment modalities,” she said. Along with hormone supplementation, maintaining a good diet and regular exercise can help hypothyroid patients “feel better and more energized,” she added.