Posts by Corri Peterson

The Missing Mineral Causing Weight Gain

Missing Mineral Causing Your Weight Gain

There may be a missing mineral in your diet that is causing you to gain weight. Plus, if you have symptoms like brittle nails, hair loss, brain fog and puffiness, that missing mineral may be iodine. All those symptoms are linked to low thyroid function, which can be the result of not enough iodine in…

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Waking Up In The Middle of The Night

Wake up in middle of night

Are you waking up in the middle of the night? Are you able to fall back asleep right away or do you lay awake for hours, tossing and turning? Did you know there are several reasons why you can’t just go back to sleep? In this article on Timesofindia.com, they share some reasons why you…

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Crash Diets-Why They Fail

Nutrition-Crash Diets

Crash diets are popular ways to lose weight and there are plenty to choose from. Have you been on a crash diet? When going on a diet do you look for the latest diet fad or do you focus on the nutrition side of the diet? Since we are always on a diet or looking…

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Ovulation Spotting- Should You Be Worried

Ovulation Spotting- Should You Be Worried

Ovulation spotting or bleeding is a condition many are familiar with but do you know if you should be concerned? First of all, what is it? Basically, it’s when you have vaginal bleeding in the middle of your cycle, when you shouldn’t be spotting. For the most part, ovulation spotting shouldn’t be a concern, however…

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Thyroid Disorders-The Warning Signs

Types of Thyroid Disorders

Do you have a thyroid disorder? Do you know the warning signs of the disease? If you don’t, you’re not alone! Thyroid disorders and thyroid disease are on the rise all over the world, affecting mostly women. The problem with thyroid disorders is they mimic several other health problems making diagnosis difficult. Add to that…

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Hypothalamus-Your Hormone Control Center

Hypothalamus-Your Hormone Control Center

The hypothalamus is your hormone control center. It regulates your body to keep everything balanced. It communicates with the pituitary gland to regulate hunger, sleep, energy, mood and reproduction. It’s no wonder that when your hormones are out of whack, your whole body is off. Those who suffer with thryoid disease know all too well…

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Spotting Before Your Period-Is It Your Thyroid

Spotting

Spotting before your period can be annoying, however most of the time it is nothing to worry about. However, with that being said, there are a few health conditions that cause spotting that need your attention. Most often spotting is caused by hormones, usually not enough progesterone, during your cycle. But, what if it’s not…

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Thinning Brows-Is Regrowth Possible

Thinning Brows-Is Regrowth Possible

Thinning brows and hair loss are two of the complaints from those with thyroid disease. One of the first tell tale signs of a thyroid problem is hair loss, be it your eyebrows, eyelashes or your head. Several have stated that it was their hairdresser who mentioned they should have their thyroid checked due to…

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Cleaning Products Increase Osteoporosis Risks

Cleaning Products Increase Osteoporosis Risks

Cleaning products increase osteoporosis risks according to a new study. It was found that women exposed to triclosan were more likely to develop osteoporosis. The condition causes weak and brittle bones. Researchers from health institutions in China conducted the study to explore risk of triclosan, which is a commonly used chemical in antibacterial products like…

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B12 Deficiency- Are You At Risk

B12 Deficiency- Are You At Risk

Having a B12 deficiency can lead to several different health problems if left untreated. One of the most glaring was how treatment helped eased the severity of the migraine headaches I was having. I know several elderly patients who receive B12 injections or take supplements but I had no idea that so many are deficient.…

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