Balancing Your Hormones Naturally

Balancing Your Hormones Naturally

Balancing your hormones naturally sounds like an easy solution doesn’t it? But, is this a solution that really works? And is it really that easy? Not to mention, what hormones are we talking about here? The first hormone mentioned here is thyroid. This hormone regulates just about every function in your body. Several groundbreaking studies have…

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EPA’s Failure to Regulate Our Drinking Water

EPA's Failure to Regulate Our Drinking Water

The EPA and it’s failures are in the news again. The contaminate that is being targeted is perchlorate, a chemical that harms the thyroid – critical for normal growth and development – and that contaminates drinking water systems serving over 17 million people in the U.S.  The EPA determined back in 2011 that perchlorate meets…

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SAD and Your Hormones

SAD and Your Hormones

SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) can have a devastating affect on our health and hormones. This common winter disorder is known for causing depression, sluggishness, weight gain and lethargy. There’s been a slew of studies that have shown that TSH and iodine, both of which are essential for healthy thyroid function, are adversely affected during cold, blue, wintery…

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Eyebrows Can Point to Health Problems

Eyebrows

Eyebrows frame your eyes and help shape your face but they can also give you an indication of your health. According to Dr. Oz, thinning eyebrows can indicate a nutritional deficiency. However, if you have thinning in the outer portion of your eyebrows, you may be dealing with thyroid disease. You can read the full story…

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Phthalates Targeted by Senator Feinstein

Phthalates Targeted by Senator Feinstein

Phthalates are being targeted by Senator Dianne Feinstein. Senator Feinstein (D-CA) is set to wage a new crusade in a wake of a sobering study published this week: She wants to get hormone-disrupting chemicals known as phthalates out of our food packaging. Research in both animals and humans has linked exposure to endocrine disruptors in the womb…

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Childhood Obesity Raises Thyroid Disorders

Childhood Obesity Raises Thyroid Disorders

Childhood obesity is in the rise and with the obesity comes a rise in thyroid disorders. It’s a growing health concern that doctors say is now being linked to future health conditions in children. Children who don’t make changes to their physical activity and eating habits will continue to have negative changes in their blood work and…

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Now Linked to Low Thyroid

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Linked to Low Thyroid

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a condition with unknown causes but new research has now linked it to lower thyroid hormone levels. Now, new research is showing Chronic fatigue syndrome is caused by low activity of thyroid hormones in the absence of thyroidal disease whereas hypothyroidism is a condition where the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid…

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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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