Thyroid Treatments

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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Fresh and Natural Foods: But Are They?

Fresh and Natural Foods: But Are They?

Fresh and natural foods are part of a healthy diet, but how sure are you that those foods are really as fresh as you think they are? The draft Food Safety and Standards (Advertisement and Claims) Regulation lays down that the term “fresh” can only be applied to products which have not been processed in…

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Kids and ADHD: The Best Adderall Substitutes

Kids and ADHD: The Best Adderall Substitutes

Kids and ADHD are both in the news a lot. As parents we are concerned with our children’s well being and one of the areas we are focused on is their health. If you are the parent of a child with ADHD, you know exactly what I am talking about. ADHD can be challenging to manage.…

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Alternative Cancer Treatments: Why Chemo Isn’t Always Best

Alternative Cancer Treatments: Why Chemo Isn't Always Best

Alternative cancer treatments are out there, but why are most cancer treatments always ended with chemotherapy? The theory behind chemotherapy treatments is that it kills dividing cells, however only a small percentage of cancers fall into that category. This leaves many diagnosed with cancer to endure crippling chemotherapy treatments even though it will do nothing…

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Drug Side Effects: Is It All In Our Heads

Drug Side Effects: Is It All In Our Heads

Drug side effects have been in the news quite a bit lately. Ever since Merck reformulated their levothyroxine medication, thousands of patients in France have reported widespread side effects. The French drug safety group National Agency for Medicines and Health Products Safety (ANSM) is expected to release an account of the adverse-event reports later this month,…

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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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