Thyroid Symptoms

The Keto Diet-How It Can Mess With Your Hormones

Keto Diet

The Keto diet is one of the popular diets people are following lately. As most of us know, diet and lifestyle can effect our hormones. Eating a ketogentic diet can have a dramatic effect on our hormones, this can be either a good or a bad effect depending on the timing of your menstrual cycle.…

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Does Your Partner Understand Your Limits

Does Your Partner Understand Your Limits

Does your partner understand your limits when it comes to strenuous exercise? I mean really understand? You have probably discussed how exhausted you become doing anything that requires physical strength. Many who suffer with a chronic disease have issues with crushing fatigue. To be honest, it’s not just our partners that struggle with our health.…

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Why Bad Cholesterol Isn’t Bad for Your Thyroid

Why Bad Cholesterol Isn't Bad for Your Thyroid

Bad cholesterol is a term that most of us have heard from our doctor during a checkup. Checking your cholesterol levels is normally included whenever lab work is done. Once that test is complete, the majority of Americans are encouraged to start on a statin due to our “bad” cholesterol being too high. The truth…

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Losing Weight When Your Thyroid Refuses to Help

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals-What Are They And Should You Care

Losing weight when your thyroid refuses is one of the most frustrating things ever! While there are many symptoms that are common with thyroid disease, uncontrollable weight gain is one of the most discouraging. It seems you just look at food and you gain 5 pounds. It adds to the depression and anxiety already common…

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Sunscreen Safety- What You Need to Know

Sunscreen Safety- What You Need to Know

Sunscreen safety is a concern now that spring is here and summer is just around the corner. Fears range from the chemicals that get into the body and disrupt thyroid and reproductive hormones to the banning of certain sunscreens due to the harm they cause coral reefs. Then, there is the concern about people not…

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Kale or Spinach: Is One Healthier?

Kale or Spinach

Kale or spinach are both healthy choices, but is there any benefit to eating one versus the other? These low calorie veggies offer many essential nutrients. For instance both are high in vitamin k and vitamin c. They also provide many micronutrients that are essential to our wellbeing. Many people seem to prefer one over…

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Optimize Your Thyroid-You Will Feel Better

Optimize Your Thyroid-You Will Feel Better

Optimize your thyroid- what exactly does that mean? If you have thyroid disease, you are probably taking thyroid hormones, but are your symptoms controlled? Or do you still deal with some or all of these common problems: fatigue, memory loss, coldness, low energy, thinning hair, dry skin, constipation and weight gain? Plus, slower metabolism leads…

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Is Thyroid Screening for All Pregnant Women Needed

Thyroid Screening for Pregnant Women

Is thyroid screening for all pregnant women needed to ensure a healthy pregnancy? This question was addressed at ENDO 2019 on March 26 in New Orleans. Screening allows providers to identify individuals at an increased risk of thyroid disease, allowing these individuals to be offered treatment to reduce the risks of disease. Most providers agree…

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Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Increase Thyroid Risks

Arthritis- Psoriasis

Many people don’t know that having psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is linked to a higher risk of other autoimmune conditons.Researchers think that having psoriasis or PsA specifically increases your risk for autoimmune thyroid disease and subclinical hypothyroidism. According to the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association, there are more than 100 conditions classified as autoimmune, affecting…

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Were You Born Fat?

Were You Born Fat?

Were you born fat? That is a question many have asked! I ran across this article and not only did the title catch my eye, it brought up many memories. The article started with a grandma fighting being fat and continued with mom fighting the battle and then the daughter. My family has the same…

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