Thyroid Symptoms

Is Your Credibility Affected by Your Thyroid?

Is Your Credibility Affected by Your Thyroid?

Your credibility is everything to you. You are the one everyone else counts on. But, then your thyroid rears its ugly head and all those plans you made are history. All you want to do is take a nap praying no one has any other ideas of fun and games you just can’t take a…

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Exhausted: The Surprising Reasons

Exhausted: The Surprising Reasons

Are you exhausted? I mean totally wore out. How can that be? You just slept all night but you woke up tired. Believe it or not, the problem can be blamed on other things than your thyroid. You might think this is crazy since your fatigue has been unbearable since your diagnosis of thyroid disease,…

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Get to the Root of Your Weight Gain Issues

Get to the Root of Your Weight Gain Issues

Today, we are going to talk about the root of your weight gain issues. Many of us have issues with gaining weight, be it due to thyroid function, stress, or just unhealthy eating. So, what exactly do I mean when I say we are getting to the root of your weight gain issues?¬†Traditional Indian energy…

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Toxic-Free Furniture Movement Demands Safer Products

Toxic-Free Furniture Movement Demands Safer Products

The toxic-free furniture movement is gaining momentum. The national health watchdog the Center for Environmental Health (CEH) today announced a pledge signed by major companies, higher education institutions and government purchasers, including Kaiser Permanente, the City and County of San Francisco, LinkedIn Corporation, University of California,Santa Cruz and nine others who have signed the CEH…

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How Stress Damages Your Thyroid and Adrenals

How Stress Damages Your Thyroid and Adrenals

Stress is a normal part of life, we all have lists of errands to run, work, some are still raising kids, some are caring for elderly parents, some are doing both and in a world where it seems, there is always something to do, stress starts to take its toll. ¬†Many times it shows up…

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Teens Are At High Risk from Chemical Toxins

Teens Are At High Risk from Chemical Toxins

Teens are at high risk from chemical toxins, according to Jenica McMullen, New York University School of Medicine, New York, and colleagues in their report published online April 20 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. Perchlorate, thiocyanate, and nitrate all inhibit the function of sodium-iodide symporter (NIS) in thyroid follicular cells at levels…

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What Your Period Is Trying to Tell You

What Your Period Is Trying to Tell You

What your period is trying to tell you? Did you know your period can tell you about your health? Some women have light, 3 day periods; however, some have painful, heavy periods lasting a week or more that force them to miss work and family time due to the severity of their periods. In this…

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Losing Weight with Thyroid Disease: Why It’s So Difficult

Losing Weight with Thyroid Disease: Why It's So Difficult

Losing weight with thyroid disease is next to impossible.† A recent study of Biggest Loser participants showed that metabolism decreases during weight loss and persists for six years. A study by Dr. Kevin Hall and his colleagues is getting a lot of attention for their work on metabolism in weight loss attempts in recent years.…

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How Perchlorate Is Harming Our Children

Perchlorate is Harming Our Children

Perchlorate is harming our children. According to Tom Neltner,J.D. a new FDA report showing that perchlorate exposure to infants and toddlers increased 34% and 23% respectively between the years around 2005 and 2010. Most of us are not even aware of this danger to our children. I know I wasn’t. According to Wikipedia, most perchlorates…

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Adrenal Fatigue Can Leave You Tired and Cranky

Adrenal Fatigue Can Leave You Tired and Cranky

Adrenal fatigue can leave you exhausted, irritable and unhappy. And if you feel this way, it’s not just from the holidays, although they can add to the problem. Another issue with adrenal fatigue is the symptoms mimic other health problems women face as they get older such as menopause. To help you understand this complicated…

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