Posts Tagged ‘Thyroid Hormone’

Endocrine Disruptors: The Fight Continues

Endocrine Disruptors: The Fight Continues

Endocrine disruptors are in the news again in Europe. The debate is on the agenda of the European Parliament this week. MEPs will not abide by the rules of industry lobbies. Chemicals that disrupt hormone systems must be banned – no exceptions. These harmful chemicals are found in an unbelievable number of products that we use…

Read More

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…

Read More

Thyroid Medications: Is One Better Than Another?

Thyroid Medications

Thyroid Medications are in the news this week. Here’s the question: is one medication better than another? I guess that depends on who you ask. Here’s one doctor’s view of Armour Thyroid: Just like there are short people and tall people and plump people and thinpeople, there are differences between pigs. Every pig’s thyroid isn’t…

Read More

Iron Deficient Women Risk Complications

Iron Deficient Women

Iron deficient women risk complications during pregnancy a new study suggests. A third of pregnant women have iron deficiency, putting them at increased risk of having a thyroid disorder and suffering complications such as miscarriages and preterm births. These are the conclusions of a new study published today in European Journal of Endocrinology. Pregnant women…

Read More

Thyroid Disease Triggers

Thyroid Disease Triggers

Thyroid disease triggers are everywhere and many times we are not even aware of the dangerous toxins we are exposed to. The problem is that these toxins enter our bodies by either being swallowed or breathed in and there is no way to lower the levels of theses toxins in our blood. One of theseis…

Read More

Are Missed Periods Due to Your Thyroid

Missed Periods

Missed periods mayseem like a great thingto have happen but, the truth is you are either pregnant or or something else is amiss.Thyroid imbalance will have an impact on yourmenstrualcycle as well as interactions with other organ systems that maintain normal body functions. Since, your thyroid controls all your body functions, toohigh or toolow thyroid…

Read More

Health Tests to Ask Your Doctor About

The new year is a good time to have our annual health tests. January is also Thyroid Awareness Month and many of us are scheduling our yearly checkups. If you havethyroid disease, you know your doctor will schedule the standard TSHtest to checkyour levels of thyroid hormone and there will be the normal cholesterol checkbut…

Read More

5 Thyroid Lies Your Endocrinologist May Try to Tell You

How many thyroid patients have heard these lies about their thyroid health? Many of us who have thyroid disease have heard these and several other lies when it comes to treatment of our disease. It is so frustrating! by Holtorf Medical Group Its hard enough to be a thyroid patient without realizing that some doctors…

Read More

The Most Commonly Prescribed Drugs in America

We really do take a lot of prescribed drugs in this country. As mentioned in the article almost 70% of us take a prescribed drug and many of us take more than one. And, yes, you guessed it. The #1 drug is a thyroid hormone for hypothyroidism. by Lacie Glover We remain a prescription nation.…

Read More

Thyroid Hormone Affects Alzheimer’s

Issue #298 April 16, 2015 Welcome to KnowYourThyroid. Today, Sylvia Booth Hubbard explainsthe 4 factorsthat affect your cognitive function. What a surprise! One of them has to do with the thyroid. I had to chuckle at the idea of getting your doctor to prescribe a low dose desiccated thyroid for cognitive issues. I have a…

Read More