Before Conception: Boosting Your Child’s Brain

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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Do Processed Foods Help Treat Hashimotos

Do Processed Foods Help Treat Hashimotos

Do processed foods fit into a diet that is tailored for those who suffer from Hashimotos? Or is it a part of your diet you have to abandon? In this article by Phoebe Lapin on Pulse.ng, she shares her journey to healthier eating and how difficult it was to maintain. She documented the changes she…

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Can Lead Cause Hypertension

Can Lead Cause Hypertension

Is lead the cause of hypertension? Most of us have heard about The American Heart Association recently announced new guidelines that lowered the threshold for high blood pressure (or hypertension) but now, new research from the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health suggests lead levels in the shin bones may be an unlikely culprit, specifically for treatment-resistant…

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Hormone Imbalances: Does It Matter When You Are 20

Hormone Imbalances: Does It Matter When You Are 20

Hormone imbalances can be a problem at any age but what about if you are in your 20’s? Do you still need to worry?  According to  New York City–based holistic ob-gyn Eden Fromberg, D.O., “in today’s modern world, with hormone balance becoming increasingly compromised by environmental factors such as extreme stress, exposure to harmful chemicals, and…

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Can You Have Too Much Medicine

Can You Have Too Much Medicine

Too much medicine! Is that even a possibility in today’s modern health care facilities? Now, doctors are questioning the increasing numbers of patients being over diagnosed, especially when it comes to cancer.  And thyroid cancer is at the top of the list. Cultural beliefs that more tests and treatments are better, financial incentives at the…

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Can Essential Oils Ease Hypothyroid Symptoms

Can Essential Oils Ease Hypothyroid Symptoms

Essential oils are all the rage right now. Everywhere you turn there are ads from these oils offering you relief from the wide range of symptoms that come with hypothyroidism. But , do these oils really help ease any of those symptoms? I can tell you from experience that lemongrass is very soothing for dry…

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Is Unexplained Weight Loss A Problem

Is Unexplained Weight Loss A Problem

Unexplained weight loss can be a happy thing, unless you find out the reason is a health problem. Most of us have a few pounds we could lose, but of if you are looking at weight loss of more than 5% this could be pointing to a health problem. Now, no offense, but if I…

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Does Autoimmune Disease Cause Hypothyroidism

Does Autoimmune Disease Cause Hypothyroidism

Autoimmune disease is a diagnosis that many are hearing these days. This diagnosis can be for many different areas of the body but for many women it is their thyroid that is attacked. These attacks can either cause your thyroid to release too much thyroid hormone or cause your thyroid to shrink and become non-functioning.…

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Dr. Weil’s Thyroid Health Advice

Dr. Weil's Thyroid Health Advice

Dr. Weil’s thyroid health advice is some of the most sought after in the alternative medicine world. The doctor offers advice for thyroid health with tips on medicine, diet and alternative approaches. His recommendation for thyroid hormone replacement medicine is a combination called Thyroloar, which is a mix of T3 (triiodothyronine) and T4 (thyroxine) hormones similar…

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Healing Foods For Your Thyroid

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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