The simple truth is that several common hormone imbalances can undermine even the most enthusiastic attempts at losing weight.

  What do you really know about your thyroid hormones?

An estimated 10 million Americans have a thyroid problem, but the majority are not yet aware of it.  The thyroid produces hormones that control how your body converts calories into energy.

The average person who can't lose weight often has a thyroid hormone imbalance.

We ask our doctor to run a test, and lo' and behold' the results often come back "normal".

How can this be we ask, especially when weight gain continues to be an issue and/or we suffer from other hypothyroid hallmarks - feeling cold, old, stressed and depressed?

Depression, this country's most common mental health condition, is frequently caused by thyroid imbalance.

Thyroid problems are extremely common and often hidden. Thyroid imbalance often causes mental imbalance.