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6 Dangers of an Underactive Thyroid
Your Thyroid Health Matters

Your Thyroid Health Matters

If you have hypothyroidism, you can control your condition with medication. Although you need to take that thyroid pill daily, it’s well worth it. Untreated, an underactive thyroid not only can make you feel lousy, it can also harm your health.

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