Until now, obesity has often been seen as the direct result of a thyroid dysfunction. Instead, novel evidence showed how the thyroid function may be negatively affected by diet and metabolism, providing fresh grounds for a new classic “chicken & egg” paradox.
When altered hormonal values are detected, this should always be accompanied by a thorough clinical examination of the thyroid gland functionality, in order to avoid a wrong diagnosis and potentially harmful treatments.
Novel evidence showed a tight correlation between autoimmune thyroid disorders and BAFF, as well as other pro-inflammatory messengers typically triggered by food-related inflammation.
The thyroid is an endocrine gland that produces hormones that are indispensable for the body’s energy consumption. Its functions are necessary for the entire body and not just for regulating weight gain and weight loss, but the gland is also…