Hypothyroidism Research Paper

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Ugly. Fat. Disgusting. Frizzy hair. Patchy skin. The whispers around us sting like barbed whips, inflicting invisible pain that seep through like poison, making us despise our own bodies, which do not align with the “accepted” body image publicized by the mass media. All the magazines sold in supermarkets and bookstores showcase bronze-skinned men who are wide-shouldered and muscular, almost always sporting “six-pack” abs and bulging biceps. Yes, I was one of the victims of this social propaganda. When I was in the Junior year of my school I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism, which is caused due to not having sufficient amounts of iodine in One’s body and it causes you to gain weight. Luckily my case was not very bad .As a result I suddenly

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