The Problem With Thyroid Testing

The problem with thyroid testing is not just one issue, it is several! For many of you who have the symptoms of hypothyroidism but have been told by your doctor that your test results are in the normal range, please watch this video! Her recommendation on testing is same that my doctor follows. In this short…

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Misdiagnosis: A Common Problem

Misdiagnosis is a common problem with our current medical system. There are healthcare providers who have a tendency to believe they are God! I have personally experienced this! They will listen to you explain your symptoms and then jump to the conclusion you must need an antidepressant or anxiety medication to control your issues. It’s…

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Chronic Illness: Thyroid Awareness Month

Chronic illness is a life long battle and I am sharing a story of a woman who has dealt with a chronic illness most of her life. She is sharing her story for Thyroid Awareness Month. She explains how she was diagnosed with hypothyroidism when she was 13 years old and that both her mother…

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FDA Continues to Expose Children to Dangerous Chemicals

The FDA continues to allow exposure of our children to dangerous chemicals in our plastic food packaging and in food handling equipment. The chemical, perchlorate, a component of rocket fuel, disrupts the thyroid gland’s normal function and reduces production of the thyroid hormone needed for healthy fetal and child brain development. Advocates for regulation of perchlorate…

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How to Reduce Chemical Exposure

As we start the new year, there are a few of us who have vowed to reduce our chemical exposure. By that I am talking about the environmental chemicals we all are exposed to. Now, I know that those chemicals are everywhere and in everything, however, I am on a mission to reduce my exposure.…

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Heart Failure Linked to Thyroid Problems

Heart failure is being linked to sub-clinical hypothyroidism and low T-3 thyroid hormones. But, if you need a thyroid hormone, what do they give you? They will only give you T-4. This comes with the explanation that your body will convert that T-4 hormone to T-3 hormone. Research suggests there are groups of people who…

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Women's Fertility Affected By Mild-Low Thyroid

Women’s fertility can be affected by many things and one of those things can have an influence on a women’s fertility, her health and the baby’s health and development. What one thing could possibly be that important to their health? It’s thyroid hormone! Doctors have known for some time that women with low thyroid hormone levels…

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Personal Products: Do They Put You At Risk

Many of us have a hundred personal products that we use everyday. It is estimated that women use as many as 12 different products before leaving their home in the morning. Those 12 products may contain as many as 168 different ingredients. The question is: do you know what those ingredients do to your body!…

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Subtle Signs of Thyroid Cancer

Are you aware of the subtle signs of thyroid cancer? Approximately 50,000 people are diagnosed with thyroid cancer every year. Now, we all know that early detection increases our chances for survival when dealing with any type of cancer. To help with early detection, Sophia Mitrokostas, shares 10 signs that may indicate you have thyroid…

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Before Conception: Boosting Your Child's Brain

Before conception, many who are trying to get pregnant are told to improve their nutrition for their baby’s health and development. A lot of times that advice includes adding more folic acid to your diet, but how about iodine? With the decline in salt consumption or the switch to sea salt, iodine levels in several…

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