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.

Autoimmune Thyroid Disease (AIDT)

In autoimmune thyroid disease (AIDT), the immune system mistakenly launches an immune response against the cellular components of the thyroid gland.

Eating less and exercising more doesn’t work for those with gland imbalance.

Seemingly average people who accumulate lots of pounds around certain seasons, like the winter, may have a borderline sluggish metabolism. In other words, they lack sufficient reserve of thyroid or adrenal hormones to handle the increased seasonal demands.