Love Sweat Fitness Founder Katie Dunlop On Hypothyroidism

Fitness instructor and healthy lifestyle guru Katie Dunlop’s health and fitness empire is nothing to sneeze at. With nearly 500,000 followers on her Instagram account Love Sweat Fitness and an even larger following on her YouTube channel (and also a creator on‘s!) it’s clear that Dunlop knows a thing or two about taking the best possible care of her body—and it certainly doesn’t hurt that she’s upbeat and encouraging.

Dunlop’s interest in clean eating and nutrition was born from a lifelong struggle with hypothyroidism, which is when they body can’t make enough thyroid hormone to keep the body running normally. Here, Dunlop, 33, shares her journey of knowing something was off with her body, how she got doctors to take her seriously, and the lifestyle shifts that have supported her health journey.

When did you first discover you had hypothyroidism, and what were the symptoms that tipped you

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‘Love Hormone’ Could Hold Key to Treating COVID | Health News

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter


FRIDAY, Oct. 9, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The so-called love hormone, oxytocin, may be worth investigating as a treatment for COVID-19, a new study suggests.

One of the most serious complications of infection with the new coronavirus is a “cytokine storm,” in which the body attacks its own tissues.

There are currently no U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved treatments for COVID-19, which means that “repurposing existing drugs that can act on the adaptive immune response and prevent the cytokine storm in early phases of the disease is a priority,” according to the researchers.

Previous research suggests that oxytocin — a hormone that’s produced in the brain and is involved in reproduction and childbirth — reduces inflammation.

In this new study, researcher Ali Imami, a graduate research assistant at the University of Toledo in Ohio, and colleagues used a U.S. National Institutes of Health database

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Police: Stamford dentist slashed neck of woman in love triangle

STAMFORD — A local dentist has been indicted for attempted murder after New York police say she attacked her former fiancé’s new girlfriend with a razor blade.

Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. said Alika Crew, 42, of New Rochelle, N.Y., has been indicted by a Grand Jury

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‘Find Some Love and Compassion’

Facebook Elizabeth McNew

After the death of her 12-year-old daughter from COVID-19, a Florida mother is urging people to wear masks and “find some love and compassion for each other.”

Elizabeth McNew was a cheerful, creative child with “friends everywhere,” her mom, Elda, 49, told Today. “She didn’t care if you were just born or 100 years old. She would stop and talk to you and give you a hug or help you.”

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the McNew family, who live in Atlantic Beach, near Jacksonville, were cautious — they wore masks in public and opted for virtual school for Elizabeth and her older brother Liam, 15. Elizabeth’s dad, Brad, works in law enforcement and he would carefully change and shower every time he came home.

But in early September, Brad started coughing, and Elizabeth started feeling congested. Brad tested positive for COVID-19, with “mild to moderate” symptoms,

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