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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
A number of environmental factors have been associated with the development an…

Chiropractic Directory and Health Resources

Chiropractic Directory and Health Resources - El Paso Chiropractor

Chiropractic Directory and Health Resources by Dr. Alex Jimenez

The following resources have been assembled to provide you with more chiropractic wellness care information available on the internet:

Chiropractic Organizations

Wellness Coaching

Wellness for Kids

Exercise and Nutrition

Fitness Centers

Thought and Meditation

Life Coach

Acupuncture

Dentist

Homeopath

Naturopath

Pilates

Yoga

Gathering an abundance of information from reputable directories and resources is essential to provide individuals with the appropriate knowledge and awareness to seek the best healthcare professionals in the region when needed. There are many chiropractic directories and health resources, just like the ones above, which focus on explaining procedures and diagnosis in detail as well as those that help individual's understand which are the best recommended steps they should take if they're ever in need.
For more information, please feel free to ask Dr. Jimenez or contact us at 915-850-0900 . 

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