How would you like to start to undo any damage you’ve done to your body in the past – or simply slow down the aging process? Dr. Oz’s Complete Body Restart Guide focuses on four organs that play critical roles in how long you live, how good you feel, and how easily you can shed weight. Learn how to:
1. Restart Your Thyroid
Approximately 1 in 8 women will develop a thyroid disorder in their lifetime. Located in the neck just below the Adam’s apple and above the collarbone, the thyroid gland regulates the body’s use of energy and governs metabolism.
As you age, your thyroid becomes less efficient. It may also grow in size, a symptom of hypothyroidism, also referred to as an underactive thyroid. Hypothyroidism makes it difficult for your thyroid to convert fat cells into energy, which can cause weight gain.
Key symptoms of an underactive thyroid include: