Medical Marijuana and Guns Don't Always Mix

Medical marijuana and guns are not always a good mix. In many states, those who have a medical marijuana card will be denied purchasing a gun at a retail store. A medical marijuana card may protect you from a misdemeanor pot arrest at the state level, but it flags gun buyers as unlawful users of…

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Ashwagandha Could Help Ease Hypothyroidism

Ashwagandha could help ease hypothyroidism symptoms according to a new study. The study has shown that those suffering from subclinical hypothyroidism have had their hormone levels return to normal after treatment. Also, those with bipolar disorders noticed an improvement in their mood. Even though this article by Amber Greenfield is a lead-in for NutraHerbals and…

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Best Foods for Hypothyroidism

The best foods for hypothyroidism can improve your condition by easing your symptoms. These foods can help improve your thyroid function to supply needed hormones. The main nutrients that improve thyroid function are iodine, selenium and zinc. Iodine is a important nutrient to avoid thyroid problems, however the author shares that in the United States…

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Low Free T3 Syndrome

Low Free T3 Syndrome is a fairly new term. Well, as far as thyroid testing goes. This test has been around for about 15 years. Thirty five years ago there was no test for thyroid function. Doctors relied on temperature and your symptoms. If there was a diagnosis of low thyroid function, the doctor would…

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Natural Thyroid Treatments: Are You In The 20%

Approximately 20% of thyroid patients have difficulty converting T4 thyroid hormone to the usable T3 thyroid hormone.  For years, synthetic thyroid medications have been the preferred form of treatment in the form of T3 or T4. According to this article by Daniel Clark, he is stating that thyroid doctors and patients have just started to…

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Thyroid Cancer: Less Is More?

Thyroid cancer has been on the rise for the past 10 years. This was mainly because a total thyroidectomy was the standard for any tumors found on the thyroid. However, that standard may be changing. The American Thyroid Association states the standard of care for a tumor found on your thyroid is to have the…

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Do Processed Foods Help Treat Hashimotos

Do processed foods fit into a diet that is tailored for those who suffer from Hashimotos? Or is it a part of your diet you have to abandon? In this article by Phoebe Lapin on Pulse.ng, she shares her journey to healthier eating and how difficult it was to maintain. She documented the changes she…

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Can You Have Too Much Medicine

Too much medicine! Is that even a possibility in today’s modern health care facilities? Now, doctors are questioning the increasing numbers of patients being over diagnosed, especially when it comes to cancer.  And thyroid cancer is at the top of the list. Cultural beliefs that more tests and treatments are better, financial incentives at the…

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Can Essential Oils Ease Hypothyroid Symptoms

Essential oils are all the rage right now. Everywhere you turn there are ads from these oils offering you relief from the wide range of symptoms that come with hypothyroidism. But , do these oils really help ease any of those symptoms? I can tell you from experience that lemongrass is very soothing for dry…

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Dr. Weil’s thyroid health advice is some of the most sought after in the alternative medicine world. The doctor offers advice for thyroid health with tips on medicine, diet and alternative approaches. His recommendation for thyroid hormone replacement medicine is a combination called Thyroloar, which is a mix of T3 (triiodothyronine) and T4 (thyroxine) hormones similar…

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