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Environmental Factors Behind Thyroid Disease | Wellness Clinic

The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped organ located in the base of the neck. It's in charge of releasing essential thyroid hormones which control the body's metabolism, the way the body uses energy. The thyroid gland's hormones regulate vital body functions, such as breathing, heart rate, central and peripheral nervous systems, body temperature and more.

What causes autoimmune thyroid disease?
As essential as the thyroid gland is, however, the body's own immune system can sometimes malfunction and attack this important endocrine organ, ultimately affecting its function. Autoimmune thyroid diseases, like Hashimoto's thyroid disease and Graves' disease, have been on the rise in the United States. While the diagnosis of thyroid disease has increased, many doctors still don't know the cause of the issue, but these have been linked to several factors.

Environmental Factors for AITD
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Understanding the Importance of a Car Accident Doctor

Understanding the Importance of a Car Accident Doctor - El Paso Chiropractor


Many current modern day aspects of living can be stressful, however, after an individual has been involved in a car accident, dealing with the problems that follow the incident is reported to be one of the most upsetting situations people face today. More so yet, a high percentage of these can cause injuries or develop underlying conditions which can remain undetected for months and even years, causing the individual pain and discomfort.
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When an unexpected automobile accident occurs, it’s essential to seek immediate medical attention from a recommended car accident doctor and specialist to receive a spinal evaluation and diagnose for any possible injuries or conditions, including if the individual didn’t experience any symptoms after the incident.

Because people are not readily prepared to deal with the legal processes involved during a car accident, many individuals settle their cases with the insurance companies before they’ve had a proper medical diagnosis from a healthcare professional trained in soft-tissue injuries. Moreover, once the individual has settled their case, they lose the right for care if indeed it was necessary. It’s in one’s best interest to get the attention they need to restore the original health of their body and ensure all its structures are functioning properly.

If a recent automobile accident left those involved feeling merely sore, it is still important to check the overall health of the individual as soon as possible. Whiplash, for example, is a common neck injury caused by a sudden back-and-forth jolt of the head due to an external force and its symptoms may develop 2 to 3 months after the initial injury. In addition, a large number of people whose injuries remain undetected after suffering an auto accident, may also experience neck or low back pain, numbness, muscle stiffness, headaches, fatigue and other complications over time including arthritis.

Not only are car accidents an inconvenience, many victims describe that they don’t feel like their normal selves following the events of the incident. The trauma from an injury or an aggravated condition may also cause irritability, memory loss, difficulty concentrating while awake and difficulty sleeping at night. As for osteoarthritis resulting from a car accident, the condition can degenerate the complex structures of the spine, creating scar tissue formations which may lead to chronic stiffness, a reduced range of mobility and even alter posture.

As a matter of fact, studies have demonstrated that a minor fender bender can sometimes cause severe injuries while the individual may only feel slight discomfort or no pain at all. According to statistics, more than half of all whiplash-associated injuries occur in car crashes where there is little or no damage to the vehicle. Furthermore, a healthcare provider whom doesn’t specialize as a car accident doctor could misdiagnose your symptoms, leading to untreated injuries or conditions and settled insurance cases.

Recovering with a Car Accident Doctor



When it comes to the legal matters of an automobile accident, many individuals frequently seek help from a lawyer who specializes in auto injury cases. A lawyer can help settle a case and appoint the victim to the most appropriate healthcare services they need and deserve to recover, however, not all cases require a lawyer. As a chiropractor for almost three decades, Dr. Alex Jimenez has helped and rehabilitated numerous individuals with car accident related injuries and/or conditions.  

Reviewing Doctors and Lawyers: How to Choose


Finding the best doctor or lawyer may at times seem like a daunting situation, especially in a time of need.  This poses a great question; which doctor or lawyer do I choose? What I have learned over the last 3 decades offering care to my patients and working with many attorneys is that a well thought out, mindful approach is the best plan.

In today’s world of social media expansion, many truths show up. Today, we certainly live in the world where the voice of one individual can be heard in the tsunami of data ripping through the internet.  Yesteryear, we would “Let your Fingers Do the Walking”. The pages would not tell you the hidden story behind the companies or individuals.  Those stories and emotions were lost to the abyss of time.  Today, we scroll away and find the deepest forms of data quickly and efficiently.  The stories are told in a way that the greatest power of our intuition is now coaxed in a direction that can now serve those in need much better.

The web has shifted the burden of filtering through the selfish spun propaganda from the spinners to the people with mindful intents telling their truths.  No longer will the rampant spin keep its propellant fed from their creator, rather the true voices of all who are willing to share their sincere personal stories. Simply put, the silent voices of the once squelched individual are now presented for all to see. 

In today’s era of internet awareness people do speak and boy do they speak loud and clear.  In the last decade we have been able to find quick inferences and commentaries of the silent minority.  This minority has been able to give insight into their experiences and their all to sought out prospective. 

Nothing beats word of mouth experiences, nevertheless, a simple google search, such as those below, may shed so much to all that seek.  It truly is insightful to be in the know.

“John Doe Attorney Reviews”
“John Doe Google Reviews Chiropractor”
“John Doe MD Orthopedist Reviews”

Welcome to the era of the people thanks to the amazing powerful search engines. 

The era that empowers the search engines to find the truth.  Best wishes.

By Dr. Alex Jimenez



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