Thyroid Symptoms

Hormone Imbalances: Does It Matter When You Are 20

Hormone Imbalances: Does It Matter When You Are 20

Hormone imbalances can be a problem at any age but what about if you are in your 20’s? Do you still need to worry?  According to  New York City–based holistic ob-gyn Eden Fromberg, D.O., “in today’s modern world, with hormone balance becoming increasingly compromised by environmental factors such as extreme stress, exposure to harmful chemicals, and…

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Can Essential Oils Ease Hypothyroid Symptoms

Can Essential Oils Ease Hypothyroid Symptoms

Essential oils are all the rage right now. Everywhere you turn there are ads from these oils offering you relief from the wide range of symptoms that come with hypothyroidism. But , do these oils really help ease any of those symptoms? I can tell you from experience that lemongrass is very soothing for dry…

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Is Unexplained Weight Loss A Problem

Is Unexplained Weight Loss A Problem

Unexplained weight loss can be a happy thing, unless you find out the reason is a health problem. Most of us have a few pounds we could lose, but of if you are looking at weight loss of more than 5% this could be pointing to a health problem. Now, no offense, but if I…

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Stress and Weight Loss

Stress and Weight Loss

Stress and weight loss are two topics always in the news. Why is it we struggle so much with these two issues? We stress over gaining weight, we stress over losing weight, so where does it end? Then, add in the stress of a certain party, or a class reunion or maybe a wedding and…

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Itchy Skin Can Drive You Crazy

Itchy Skin Can Drive You Crazy

Itchy skin can drive you crazy, but did you know that there are many reasons you may be suffering with that annoying itch that can be solved? While it’s possible that body itchiness—the medical term for it is pruritus—with no rash may be related to something super minor, like dry air in the winter or skipping…

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TSH: Can Your Levels Be Too High

TSH: Can Your Levels Be Too High

TSH is considered the Gold Standard when it comes to thyroid testing. The main purpose of TSH is to stimulate the thyroid gland into producing the hormones T3 and T4. The thyroid is important because the T3 and T4 hormones it makes play a significant role in the function of almost every part of the…

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Managing Depression: More Than Just A Chemical Imbalance

Managing Depression: More Than Just A Chemical Imbalance

Managing depression is more complicated than just treating a genetic chemical imbalance, despite what we have been told for years. You have the power to address these causes of depression at the root and walk away from depression, no matter how long you’ve been depressed or how strong your family history of depression may seem. Here…

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Low Iodine Levels Impair Fertility

In this repost, I shared how important your iodine levels are when trying to conceive: Low iodine levels have a negative impact on womens’ fertility according to a new study. Indeed, the new research showed that iodine deficiency is common among U.S. women. In the study, about 56 percent of the women had sufficient levels of…

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Foods to Avoid or Maybe Not

Foods to Avoid or Not

There are foods to avoid according to the thyroid experts and then there are foods that are good for you. So, how do you know if what you are going to have for your next meal is really good for you? That can be a difficult decision, but it all depends on your health concerns…

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