Posts Tagged ‘Thyroid Disease’

Treating Thyroid Disease: Which Hypothyroidism Do You Have?

Treating Thyroid Disease

Treating thyroid disease can be tricky. Did you know there are at least 4 different types of hypothyroidism and all of them require more testing that just the old standard TSH blood test to understand what is going on. For example, there is primary,  secondary and tertiary hypothyroidism , along with sub-clinical hypothyroidism. In order…

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Aging and Our Hormones: Keeping the Balance

Aging and Our Hormones: Keeping the Balance

Aging and our hormones can be a balancing act that can be tricky. Those hormones cause fluctuations that sometimes can dictate our mood, energy, and weight. Many women struggle to keep all those hormones in balance and as we age those hormones seem to be more out of control than ever. So, how do we…

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Yoga for Thyroid Weight Loss: Does It Work

Yoga for Thyroid Weight Loss: Does It Work

Is yoga for thyroid weight loss a workable plan or is it just another get healthy ploy that just doesn’t work? Don’t you need to run miles or lift hundreds of pounds to lose weight? How do you regain that muscle you had before the thyroid disease?  Plus, add in stress and not so good…

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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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How Nutrition Can Ease Thyroid Disease

How Nutrition Can Ease Thyroid Disease

Nutrition is one of the best ways to ease the symptoms of thyroid disease. The hormones it secretes are responsible for most vital functions of the body.  Many who suffer from a thyroid disorder seek out a conventional doctor for treatment but what many don’t realize is that naturopathic medicine can play an important supportive role…

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Is Infertility Linked to Thyroid Disease

Is Infertility Linked to Thyroid Disease

Is infertility linked to thyroid disease?  One of the more common instigators of infertility is a thyroid condition. Unfortunately, many are unaware that the source of their fertility issues may be linked to an undiagnosed thyroid condition. Even minor fluctuations in thyroid function can influence one’s fertility. Regardless of whether one’s thyroid is underperforming or overproducing the…

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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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Using Metformin for Thyroid Disease

Using Metformin for Thyroid Disease

Using metformin for treatment of thyroid disease has been proven to be beneficial according to an article published in the Journal of Endocrinology. Metformin is a drug commonly prescribed for Type II diabetes. A recent report publishedin the Journal of Endocrinology reviewed the current understanding of the relationship between metformin and thyroid disease. The authors…

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Thyroid Testing: What’s Missing?

Thyroid Testing: What's Missing

Thyroid testing is something that all of us who have thyroid disease are used to dealing with. We are also used to dealing with reference ranges based on lab data from sick people, ranges that are too wide and doctors who will follow those recommendations without question. These doctors love to let you know that…

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