Thyroid Treatments

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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Preventive Cannabis: Not Just for Fun Anymore

Preventive Cannabis: Not Just for Fun Anymore

Preventive cannabis may be a entirely different way to look a health care in the U.S.  Most of us have heard that California now has recreational cannabis but what about it’s use in the preventive medicine arena. Until recently, the mainstream medical community would hardly even consider the idea that cannabis could have a role to play…

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Levothyroxine: Is It A Waste of Money

Levothyroxine: Is It A Waste of Money

Is levothyroxine a waste of money? This is the question being asked after a recent study found this medication ineffective and labeled it a waste of time and money. To clarify, this study was done on people who are 65 and older and was done in the UK. The placebo-controlled study involved 737 pensioners over…

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Using Yoga to Ease Thyroid Dysfunction

Using Yoga to Ease Thyroid Dysfunction

Is using yoga to ease thyroid dysfunction an effective method of managing your debilitating thyroid symptoms? It is, according to the Akshar Yoga founder, the various stretching, twisting, and compressing yoga asanas stimulates the thyroid gland and instructs the body to release thyroxin, thereby helping in bringing back a healthy metabolism. He also states that…

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