We have heard about the thrroid gland all our lives. Most of us, however, have no idea of where it is, what it does, or what happens when the thyroid malfunctions. The thyroid secretes several thyroid hormones, the most important being thyroxin. A major condition of the the thyroid, hypothyroidism, affects many people, and this is a small discussion of the thyroid, the thyroid hormone, thyroxin, and hypothyroidism.
Every supermarket, drug store, and discount department store sells multivitamins these days. Additionally, there are all kinds of daily multivitamins and supplements sold online. Many claim that if one vitamin pill is good for you, then two might be better. However, could taking too many multivitamins be dangerous, or at least, unhealthy?
In today's world, many of are on a tight schedule, trying to be there for our careers, our family, for our society, and for our own fun. Sometimes it just seems like there aren't enough hours in the day...so we borrow some...from the night. We somehow manage to get by on less than the recommended eight or nine hours of sleep a night. That can't be good for us, can it?