Thyroid Treatments

Hormone Optimization Therapy Doctor Faces Suspended License

Hormone Optimization Therapy Doctor Faces Suspended License

A hormone optimization therapy doctor faces a suspended license for practicing hormone medicine. This is the practice of giving thyroid and testosterone to people with normal levels of both, to make them feel better, but the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure states this practice violates acceptable and prevailing standards of medicine. The agency says the practice is…

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Children and Drugs: Five Common Food Interactions

Children and Drugs: Five Common Food Interactions

Children and drugs are a rising concern. As the number of chronic diseases our children face rises, so does the number of medications our children take to manage those diseases. Along with those increases in the medications they take comes the danger of adverse interactions with certain foods. In this article by Blerina Mukallari, she…

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Laughter: It Really Is the Best Medicine

Laughter: It Really Is the Best Medicine

Laughter is can be considered a drug of choice. We have heard many times that laughter is the best medicine. But, how true is that? If you think about it, how many times have you been out with friends: you have a great time, laughing, telling stories about things happening in your life, sharing what…

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Is There A Women’s Healthcare Crisis

Is There A Women's Healthcare Crisis

A women’s healthcare crisis is coming up in conversations again, by crisis I mean the fact that many women recieve inferior healthcare as oposed to men. This crisis has resurfaced in part due to the #MeToo movement but also due to the rise in autoimmune diseases. Today, I am sharing a review by Parul Sehgal…

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Beauty Vitamin May Affect Medical Tests

Beauty Vitamin May Affect Medical Tests

A beauty vitamin that many of us take to improve our hair, skin and nails has been reported to interfere with lab testing. That’s because many medical tests contain biotin themselves, and the combination can skew certain lab results as falsely positive or negative. The FDA has also seen an increase in the number of reported…

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New Marine Product for Thyroid Disorders Developed

New Marine Product for Thyroid Disorders Developed

A new marine product for thyroid disorders has been developed and is the final stages of clinical trials.  The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) is all set to launch a natural product from the sea to tackle thyroid disorders. The CMFRI has already developed nutraceutical products to treat diabetes, arthritis, and cholesterol from marine organisms…

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Non-Dairy Milks-Are They A Healthy Choice?

Non-Dairy Milks-Are They Healthy?

Non-dairy milks are the rage now days, but are they the healthiest choice? I will be the first to admit I don’t drink non-dairy milk; I grew up on a dairy farm where milking the cows was a twice a day chore. I used to drink fresh, warm milk on my cereal every morning before…

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Black Box Drugs Your Doctor Should Question

Black Box Drugs Your Doctor Should Question

Black box drugs are prescription drugs with serious side effects. This warning is the one the FDA considers the most severe. According to prescription drug retailer Walgreen’s, this warning is only used “when there is reasonable evidence of an association of a serious hazard with the drug. Some of the most common drugs have black…

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