Can Pregnancy Cause Depression

Can pregnancy cause depression? How can this happy time be connected with the sadness of depression? How is that even possible? Studies show about 14 to 23 percent of pregnant women exhibit at least a few symptoms of depression, during their pregnancy. This negative perception often comes in the way of getting the help women need.…

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Infertility Problems-Could It Be Your Hormones

What if your infertility problems were caused by thyroid hormones that aren’t optimized? Many women don’t realize this, but your thyroid hormones have a major influence on your ability to get pregnant. Many women find that when their thyroid is brought back into healthy hormone range they easily become pregnant. The added bonus is that…

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Vitamin B12 Deficiency Linked to Migraines

A vitamin B12 deficiency has links to migraine headaches plus a few other unpleasant symptoms. I didn’t know for years that my migraines were in part due to a B12 deficiency. It wasn’t until I saw a functional medicine doctor that I was told that low B12 was one of the issues at the root…

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Hair Vitamins

Do you take vitamins specifically for your hair? If so, which ones do you take? I have shared with you the concerns about biotin in a previous post, which you can read here: Biotin: Great Hair, Skin, Nails, But- Now I have an article by Anna Gragert that shares the advantages of taking prenatal vitamins…

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The Missing Mineral Causing Thyroid Disease

There’s a missing mineral causing thyroid disease. You may be deficient if you are dealing with an autoimmune thyroid disease. Or if you are suffering with breast cancer or fibrocystic breasts. Did you know that these diseases have a greater chance of developing when there is a lack of iodine in your diet. I had…

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Iodine Deficiency-Is Your Thyroid Suffering?

Do you an iodine deficiency? You are probably wondering “how do I know?” The first clues are you’re very sensitive to cold, tired all the time, plus you are gaining weight! The reason is that your thyroid needs iodine to produce hormones. Those thyroid hormones regulate your metabolism so if you are having problems losing…

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Energy Drinks-Are You Putting Yourself At Risk

Energy drinks are everywhere and seem to be consumed by everyone. But do you know what exactly you are drinking? Many people experience higher blood pressure after an energy drink, but did you know that you are also putting yourself at risk for a heart-related issue? The main problem health care professionals are concerned with…

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Food Coma-A Common Holiday Problem

Food coma- who hasn’t experienced one! Most of us have had a food coma after eating a huge holiday meal. With the holidays just around the corner plus Labor Day this weekend, a few tips on how to avoid this uncomfortable, lethargic feeling may come in handy. Most of us know that eating more than…

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Headache Remedies-Part 2

Did you try the headache remedies from last week? Did they work for you or like the author said “not every hack works every time.” If you didn’t get a chance to read Part 1, here is a link-https://knowyourthyroid.com/2019/08/23/are-you-a-frequent-headache-sufferer/ I personally like the peppermint oil plus coffee usually helps. So, now Amy is back with…

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Are You A Frequent Headache Sufferer?

Are you a frequent headache sufferer? Do you know when one is coming on? Do you suffer in silence or do you let everyone know you are in pain? So many suffer with headaches, but how do you deal with them? Do they slow you down, do you try to get through the day or…

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