Is Your Weight Gain a Sign of a Health Problem

s Your Weight Gain a Sign of a Health Problem

Weight gain is uncomfortable and unhealthy, we all know this. However, when should we be worried that gaining weight is a serious health issue we need to have checked out by a professional healthcare provider? In the following article by Tina Donvito, she explains 15 (yes, 15) health conditions that lead to weight gain. She…

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State Lawmakers Could Ban Toxic Firefighting Foams

State Lawmakers Could Ban Toxic Firefighting Foams

State lawmakers want Washington to be the first in the nation to ban perfluorinated chemicals in firefighting foam. Perfluorinated chemicals are used in firefighting foam to help contain petroleum fires. Firefighters have sprayed the foam around Washington’s military airstrips and fire-training facilities. The chemicals have been linked to poor liver function and changes in reproductive hormones. Scientists…

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Eye Health: 7 Problems Your Eyes Reflect

Eye Health: 7 Problems Your Eyes Reflect

Eye health can reflect what is going on as far as any health problems are concerned. Did you know that your eye doctor can predict if you will experience memory loss? Not only that, there are several health issues that can be detected by an eye exam. The blood vessels in your eyes can tell…

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Your Thyroid Issue: Is It A Condition or A Disease

Your Thyroid Issue: Is It A Condition or A Disease

Your thyroid issue, is it a condition or a disease? How do you know? What determines if your out of whack thyroid function is due to a condition that can be improved with diet, supplements and life-style adjustments or is it a life-altering disease? A few years ago you maybe knew a few people with…

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Hashimoto’s Disease-How Do You Live With It?

Hashimoto's Disease-How Do You Live With It?

Hashimoto’s disease is on the rise and there has been a lot of talk about it since Gigi Hadid opened up about her own battle with the condition after being targeted by negative comments about her fluctuating weight. There several other celebrities has been diagnosed with the disease and this week Wendy Williams announced she is…

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New Marine Product for Thyroid Disorders Developed

New Marine Product for Thyroid Disorders Developed

A new marine product for thyroid disorders has been developed and is the final stages of clinical trials.  The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) is all set to launch a natural product from the sea to tackle thyroid disorders. The CMFRI has already developed nutraceutical products to treat diabetes, arthritis, and cholesterol from marine organisms…

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Low Iodine Levels Can Impact Fertility

Low Iodine Levels Can Impact Fertility

Low iodine levels can impact fertility and not in a good way. Women who are trying to conceive but are having a difficult time need to check their iodine levels. We have to get our iodine from our diet and unfortunately it’s not found in many foods.  An deficiency can also cause brain development issues…

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PFOA Exposure-It’s Dangerous and It’s Everywhere

PFOA Exposure-It's Dangerous and It's Everywhere

PFOA exposure is everywhere and very dangerous to our health. Ohio’s attorney general is seeking damages from Dupont for contamination of natural resources. Unlike specific or class action lawsuits that have focused on specific medical maladies linked to the discharge of toxic substances from DuPont’s Washington Works Plant near Parkersburg, this lawsuit focuses on environmental impact…

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Infertility Linked to Subclinical Hypothyroidism

Infertility Linked to Subclinical Hypothyroidism

Infertility is linked to subclinical hypothyroidism, a recent study shows. The study looked at TSH ranges in the high normal ranges of women who are trying to get pregnant. Women with unexplained infertility had significantly higher median levels of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) compared to a control group of women with infertility of a known cause according…

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Celiac Disease Facts and Fiction

Celiac Disease Facts and Fiction

Celiac disease is on the rise and a commonly misunderstood one. It’s an autoimmune disease where wheat protein causes an immune reaction. Those who have celiac disease cannot eat wheat, even the smallest amounts will trigger a reaction. To help clear up some common myths about this condition, I have a news story from www.ksat.com …

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