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Knowing the role of Vitamin D for strong, healthy bones

 

Are you getting enough Vitamin D from various sources? It is highly essential for you to maintain your Vitamin D levels, no matter at what stage of life you are. Vitamin D has many important jobs in your body. It keeps your bones strong, your muscles use it to move and nerves need it to carry messages throughout your body. Let’s review the role of Vitamin D in maintaining your bone health.

TSH - the lows and the highs – what does it reveal about your metabolism?

You might want to know about the origin of Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH). TSH is produced by the pituitary gland in your brain after stimulation by another hormone called Thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH) from hypothalamus. TRH then triggers the pituitary gland to release TSH. TSH causes the thyroid gland to form two hormones: triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4) which help control your body's metabolism.