Healing Foods For Your Thyroid

Healing foods for your thyroid are in abundance right now, you may just not know it! One of the best foods for thyroid health is apples, which is one of my favorite fruits, and they are plentiful right now! We know that nutrition is one of the best ways to improve your thyroid health, and…

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Thyroid Medications

Thyroid medications are a one size fits all according to most doctors. But is that really true? From my experience, it is! The majority of conventional  doctors I have seen for my thyroid disease all tell me there is only one thyroid medicine they will prescribe and that is Synthroid or the generic version Levothyroxine.…

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Medication Risks When Treating Thyroid Disease

Medication risks are part of a normal, modern, treatment plan laid out by your doctor. Nothing could be more true than when treating autoimmune thyroid disease. Now, it doesn’t matter if you are treating either Hashimoto’s thyroiditis or Graves’ disease, the decision of whether or not to take certain thyroid medications is certainly a personal one.…

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A Flat Belly: Is That Even Possible?

A flat belly is the goal everyone wants to achieve. Face it, it is the one thing most people want in life to look their best. But not having a flat belly can be caused by more than just weight gain. In the following article by Emily DiNuzzo on Reader’s digest, she shares the reasons…

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Quality of Life Poor When Taking Levothyroxine

Your quality of life may be poor even though you are taking levothyroxine, according to a new study. Patients with hypothyroidism may continue to have symptoms despite their treatment with levothyroxine.  More than half (53.6%) of the patients with any one of these symptoms including weight gain, dry or coarse skin, leg swelling, feeling weak, and carpal tunnel…

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Biotin: Not Just for Hair Skin and Nails

Biotin is not just for hair, skin and nails; even though that’ s when we hear about it the most. This nutrient also keeps your eyes, liver and nervous system healthy too. It is also a crucial nutrient during pregnancy, helping your baby grow. Aside from that, biotin assists in energy production and helps lower blood pressure for those struggling with diabetes,…

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Is Our Food Causing Our Hormone Problems?

Is Our Food Causing Our Hormone Problems? Most of us try to balance everything in our lives, including our hormones. Hormones control everything from your fertility to your metabolism, mood, appetite, and even heart rate. And everything in our lives has an effect on those hormones. One of the biggest factors causing problems with our…

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Summer Heat and Your Medications

Summer heat can affect your medications according to a new report citing heat and thyroid medication as cause of death of a young boy in Arizona. Doctors believe certain active thyroid medications may increase the body’s metabolic rate and cause increased heat generation.  Dr. Mazda Shirazi, Medical Director with Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center, says that certain medications…

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Recalled Thyroid Medications Cause Concern

Recalled thyroid medications are in the news. Concerns about the quality of the medications from China are in question and have been recalled. Westminster Pharmaceuticals, LLC has instructed wholesalers to stop distributing specific products labeled  “Levothyroxine and Liothyronine (Thyroid Tablets, USP),” according to an August 9 release. Levothyroxine and Liothyronine are synthetic hormones contained in the thyroid tablets. The recall follows a…

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I am on vacation so the next three posts are going to be reposts of the most popular and most read information I have shared in the last few months: Non-dairy milks are the rage now days, but are they the healthiest choice? I will be the first to admit I don’t drink non-dairy milk;…

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