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9 Must-Have Health Tests for Women

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Over- or Under-Active Thyroid


An under-active thyroid can be the cause of unexplained weight gain and an over-active thyroid can indicate an autoimmune disease. Women over the age of 35, or those with symptoms, should get their thyroid tested once a year with a simple blood test.

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