Your Eyebrows: Needing Love After Trauma

Your Eyebrows: Love After Trauma

Your eyebrows may need some love. If you suffer from chronic disease, your eyebrows and lashes may need some attention. Many who suffer from thyroid disease or any of the several other diseases suffer from hair loss that targets your head, eyebrows or eyelashes. Or maybe you were involved in an accident that left you with non-existent eyebrows or…

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Weight Loss With Thyroid Disease

Weight Loss With Thyroid Disease

Weight loss with thyroid disease can be a challenge, to say the least. We all know that when you have a chronic disease, it pretty much takes over your life. In this story by Alexis Clark on Women’s Health, she shares how she let her condition stop her from losing weight. She states: If all…

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Hormonal Imbalance-The Why and How

Hormonal Imbalance

Hormonal imbalance is a condition many women live with. From adolescence to menopause, our hormones are all over the place. This is normal but when that balance is upset, then other not so pleasant issues start to show up. Everything from stress to digestive problems to thyroid function can upset that hormone balance without us…

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The Contaminated Egg Scandal Grows

Contaminated Egg Scandal Grows

The contaminated egg scandal is growing in Europe. A broad-spectrum insecticide used on chicken farms to control fleas, lice, ticks, cockroaches, mites and other insects was found at extremely high levels on several Dutch poultry farms. This insecticide is considered “moderately toxic” to humans. This insecticide is fipronil and it can damage the liver, kidneys and thyroid…

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Are All Medical Procedures Safe?

Are All Medical Procedures Safe?

Most of us have had medical procedures performed, but how do you know if that procedure is safe? Just so you know, not all medical procedures involve surgery. One of the procedures mentioned is Hormone Replacement Therapy. I started on the hormones and all was fine for a while. Then after a few years, this was before they…

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Over diagnosed Conditions: The Top Five

Over diagnosed Conditions: The Top Five

Over diagnosed conditions are on the rise but how do you know if you are at risk? In this article by Dr. Ray Moynihan, he shares the top five diagnoses you should be aware of having the risk of overdiagnosis. Surprise, surprise thyroid cancer is #1. The good news is that doctors groups across the…

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Levothyrox: Have You Noticed the Change?

Levothyrox: Have You Noticed the Change?

Levothyrox (also know as Levothyroxine) is a medication that many who suffer from thyroid disease take on a daily basis. However, there are complaints surfacing that the change in the formula is causing problems with symptom control among thyroid patients. This problem is so serious that a petition has been launched and has collected 20 000 signatures…

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Can Plastic Harm Your Health?

Can Plastic Harm Your Health?

Plastic is harming more than just our environment, it’s just as damaging to our skin, hair and hormone health. But as we all know, plastics are everywhere. In this article by Dr. Kiran Lohia, she will first examine how plastic harms us and then focus on the plastic products we can avoid that might be…

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Getting the Vitamins and Minerals You Need in Your Diet

Getting the Vitamins and Minerals You Need

Getting the vitamins and minerals you need in your diet can be a challenge. The good news is that the harvest season is just getting started and that means an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables, which of course means it’s fairly easy to get the vitamins and minerals you need to have a healthy body. In this…

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Echotherapy: New Treatment for Thyroid Nodules

Echotherapy: New Treatment for Thyroid Nodules

Echotherapy is a promising new treatment for thyroid nodules. The new ultrasound device, called EchoPulse, works by using ultrasound to generate heat in a targeted area. Doctors believe it could take the place of surgery thus eliminating the incisions and scars of traditional thyroid surgery. Sounds good to me! You can read the full report…

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