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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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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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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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 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

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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Heart Palpitations

Heart palpitations can be a concern but most of the time they are not serious. With that being said, how do you know if it’s a serious problem or just a little glitch? I know before I was diagnosed with Graves’ disease, I had heart palpitations and it was scary. I would lay in bed…

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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 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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