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Healthy Living: Thyroid Therapy

At least 20 million Americans, 80 percent of them women, suffer from low levels of thyroid hormones, which can have major consequences.

The thyroid gland regulates metabolism, heart, muscle and brain functions.

Michelle Dunaway shows us an old but rarely used therapy may be a making a comeback among patients looking for a natural solution.

The American Thyroid Association says the number of Americans with thyroid deficiency could be as high as 60 million, with 60 percent undiagnosed.    

A simple blood test to measure TSH thyroid stimulating hormone will provide the answer.