Posts by Corri Peterson

Hot Flashes: 8 Causes For Concern

Hot Flashes: 8 Causes For Concern

Hot flashes are extremely uncomfortable; add in the fact that it now summer and that uncomfortable factor increases ten-fold. Now, the first thing that comes to mind is menopause. However, that is not the only condition that can lead to those nasty spikes in body temperature. If you are one of those who suffer with…

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The Rising Suicide Trend Among Women

The Rising Suicide Trend Among Women

The rising suicide trend among women is spot-lighting the serious increase in the number of women who suffer from mental illness. Kate Spade’s death highlights a worrisome trend in the United States: Women are dying by suicide at an increased rate. From 1999 to 2016, there was almost a 128 percent increase in death by suicide in women…

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Heart Disease Risk For Men Increased After Thyroid Cancer

Heart Disease Risk For Men Increased After Thyroid Cancer

Heart disease risk for men increases after thyroid cancer diagnosis according to a new study. “Thyroid cancer survivors are at high risk of developing cardiovascular disease,” Mia Hashibe, PhD, of the Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City, said in a press release. “Our study found that male thyroid cancer survivors have an almost 50% higher risk of developing…

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Planning For A Baby

Planning For A Baby

Planning for a baby is exciting. However, when you are planning to conceive, you need to prioritize your health to ensure you have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. In this article by Dr. Deborah Hayden, she explains the need for a pre-pregnancy check-up. Mainly, this is to get any medical conditions under control.…

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China Changes Iodized Salt Policy

China Changes Iodized Salt Policy

China has changed it’s iodized salt policy and set different standards for different regions, The Beijing News reported. Iodine is essential to humans, who generally consume it through food and water. The thyroid gland, located in the neck, takes iodine and converts it into thyroid hormones. Consuming either too much or too little iodine can cause severe metabolic…

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Have a Great Memorial Day!

Have a Great Memorial Day

I would like to wish everyone a safe and happy Memorial Day! Enjoy your friends and family this weekend! Please take the time to thank a veteran for their service! It is due to their sacrifice that we have the freedoms we do! Have a Great Memorial Weekend! Corri    

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Healing Hormone Imbalances

Healing Hormone Imbalance

Healing hormone imbalances can be a challenge as we all know, but here is a story from a person who has struggled with poor health for most of her life. She has suffered with poor gut health and a weak immune system. She was born in Poland , she had eczema and chronic ear infections…

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Do You Have Hashimoto’s or Hypothyroidism?

Do You Have Hashimoto's or Hypothyroidism?

Have you been diagnosed with Hashimoto’s or hypothyroidism? How do you know? Did you even know there is a difference? I know I didn’t! To add to the confusion, many healthcare professionals who deal with thyroid disease often interchange the two terms as if they mean the same. They don’t!  My daughter, who is a…

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Postpartum Blues: Is It A Thyroid Problem?

Postpartum Blues: Is It A Thyroid Problem?

Postpartum Blues are not classified as thyroid problems although many women go through the blues after giving birth. It’s common for a woman to experience the blues after a birth, but they can suffer from other health conditions and one such condition is postpartum thyroiditis. They say it’s not common, but I have known several women…

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Depression and Anxiety With Thyroid Disease

Depression and Anxiety With Thyroid Disease

Depression and anxiety with thyroid disease is a common problem according to a new study. About 45% of people with depressive disorders and 30% of those with anxiety also have autoimmune thyroiditis (AIT), according to the findings. According to Dr. Teja Groemer, a researcher at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and resident psychiatrist in Bamberg, Germany, “This is…

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