Posts by Corri Peterson

Welcome to KnowYourThyroid

We are dedicated to offering hope to those who suffer from hypothyroidism by sharing the latest news about thyroid health. We keep you up to date on the latest treatments,  diagnostic testing and symptom control, as well as nutritional information and exercise ideas that benefit those who are dealing with thyroid dysfunction.

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Aging and Our Hormones: Keeping the Balance

Aging and Our Hormones: Keeping the Balance

Aging and our hormones can be a balancing act that can be tricky. Those hormones cause fluctuations that sometimes can dictate our mood, energy, and weight. Many women struggle to keep all those hormones in balance and as we age those hormones seem to be more out of control than ever. So, how do we…

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Endocrine Disruptors: The Fight Continues

Endocrine Disruptors: The Fight Continues

Endocrine disruptors are in the news again in Europe. The debate is on the agenda of the European Parliament this week. MEPs will not abide by the rules of industry lobbies. Chemicals that disrupt hormone systems must be banned – no exceptions. These harmful chemicals are found in an unbelievable number of products that we use…

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Why Dairy Milk Is So Important for Women

Why Dairy Milk Is So Important for Women

Dairy milk is a beverage that many of us avoid due to the fact we have trouble digesting the sugar that is found in dairy products. Many experience so much discomfort from dairy that they opt for other types of milk. However, many women who do drink other forms of milk need to be aware…

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Eye Health: 6 Reasons For Your Vision Loss

Eye Health: 6 Reasons For Your Vision Loss

Eye health is a concern for many adults. Vision loss is a major concern and there are several health conditions that can contribute to that loss. The good news is that most of those health problems can be corrected so that loss can be prevented. In this article on Bel Marra Health, they explain 6…

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Fasting: Is It Really Good For You

Is Fasting Really Good For You

Is fasting a part of a healthy lifestyle for you? Or is it a practice that you just don’t feel is worth the effort? We know that a fast helps flush out the toxins in our bodies as well as easing the digestive system, which helps in preventing constipation and dehydration. In this article by…

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Yoga for Thyroid Weight Loss: Does It Work

Yoga for Thyroid Weight Loss: Does It Work

Is yoga for thyroid weight loss a workable plan or is it just another get healthy ploy that just doesn’t work? Don’t you need to run miles or lift hundreds of pounds to lose weight? How do you regain that muscle you had before the thyroid disease?  Plus, add in stress and not so good…

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Thyroid Horror Stories-Why Is Treatment So Varied

Thyroid Horror Stories-Why Is Treatment So Varied

Thyroid horror stories are everywhere and the number of successful treatment stories are few and far between. So that immediately brings up the questions of why does this happen and what can be done to help correct this problem that seems to be a normal occurrence when treating thyroid disease. One of the problems is…

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Women Are Demanding Old Version of Thyroid Medication

Women Are Demanding Old Version of Thyroid Medication

Women are demanding the old version of the thyroid medication Levothyrox in France. Authorities have been forced to bring back the old formula due to the new formulation causing serious side-effects. As normal with health professionals, they also called for calm, saying that any drug was liable to provoke side effects, and that most problems with…

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Nutrition for Those With Graves Disease

Nutrition

Nutrition for those who suffer from Graves disease is vital, as with any chronic disease. Graves is an autoimmune disease and the main cause of hyperthyroidism, due to antibodies attacking your thyroid gland causing it to produce more thyroid hormone than your body needs. In this article by Andrea Aguilar, posted on the Michigan State…

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