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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…

Worker's Compensation Attorneys in El Paso, Texas

Worker's Compensation Attorneys in El Paso, Texas - El Paso Chiropractor

Dedicated to ensure injured workers receive the proper compensation they deserve after suffering an on-the-job injury or occupational injury, the work accident lawyers in El Paso, Texas and in El Paso County, Texas, are qualified and experienced to help people with a variety of cases and situations. When an individual has experienced a work injury, the process of settlement can be frustrating. Seeking assistance from an El Paso work injury attorney can help provide people the financial support they need.
Every day, workers around El Paso, Tx and throughout El Paso County are injured while performing the daily tasks required to fuel large, wealthy corporations. A majority of workers are commonly injured at construction sites, industrial manufacturing plants, refineries or assembly plants. In addition to numerous other claims, Worker’s Comp, a state law providing compensation and settlement for workers, helps victims of work injuries and their families during these difficult times.

When a Party-at-Fault is not Needed

With other general negligence claims, proving fault is often required to fulfill the victim’s settlement compensation, however, for those who’ve suffered an injury while on the job, the affected individual is able to receive their worker’s compensation payments and their medical bills paid regardless of who was at fault for the injury or how it was caused.
If you or a loved one have been injured on a workplace setting in the state of Texas, you or your family member could be eligible to be covered by worker’s compensation. Worker’s Comp was developed to reimburse and take care of injured employees, even if they were at fault for causing the harm. In other words, the employee is to receive compensation for their disability and medical care in the case that they are injured on the job, regardless of their role in the accident, even if the injury occurred entirely due to the employee’s own fault.
In Texas, worker’s compensations laws can be found under the Texas Worker’s Compensation Act, Title 5, Texas Labor Code, Chapters 401-506. Furthermore, up-to-date information on Texas worker’s compensation laws can be found at the website maintained by the Texas Department of Insurance, Worker’s Compensation Division.
If you or a loved one have been involved in a workplace injury, make sure to contact one of the qualified El Paso worker’s comp lawyers who serve injury victims throughout the El Paso and El Paso County areas.

Texas Workers’ Compensation Field Offices for El Paso are located at: 

El Paso Divisional Office
El Paso State Office Building
401 East Franklin Avenue, Street 330, El Paso, TX 79901-1250
(915) 834-7000
For more information, please feel free to ask Dr. Jimenez or contact us at 915-850-0900 . 
By Dr. Alex Jimenez

Additional Topics: Headache After Auto Injury

After being involved in an automobile accident, the sheer force of the impact can cause damage or injury to the body, primarily to the structures surrounding the spine. Whiplash is a common result of an auto collision, affecting the bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments and other tissues around it, causing symptoms such as head pain. Headaches are a common symptom after an automobile accident, which may require immediate medical attention to determine its source and follow through with treatment.


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