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Are You At Risk of Iodine Deficiency?

Are You At Risk of Iodine Deficiency?

Are you at risk of iodine deficiency? Many women who are concerned about their health have heard about iodine. However, many times we are told that iodine deficiency is a third world issue. You don’t have to be concerned if you live in the United States. The article I am sharing with you was written…

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Are You Missing Your Period But Not Pregnant

Are You Missing Your Period But Not Pregnant

Are you missing your period but your not pregnant? Many women think pregnancy first when they miss their periods, however, there are several other reasons why your cycle may be off. Stress, birth control, and your thyroid may be contributors to the problem. Many times there is an underlying health condition that is causing the…

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Low Thyroid Hormones Are Linked to Miscarriages

Low Thyroid Hormones Are Linked to Miscarriages

Studies showing how low thyroid hormones are linked to miscarriages have been around for a while. But this story is from a woman who suffered three miscarriages before being treated for Hashimoto’s. After being treated, she was able to carry her daughter to 37 weeks. The following story told by Leisa Papa to Matilda Rudd…

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Why Check Your Thyroid Levels During Pregnancy

Why Your Thyroid Levels Need Monitoring During Pregnancy

Monitoring your thyroid levels during pregnancy is more important now than ever. Thyroid disease is on the rise so it’s vital that your thyroid hormone levels are checked periodically to be sure they are optimal during your pregnancy. A healthy thyroid makes conception easier as well as minimizes the chance of a miscarriage or having…

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Is Dairy Linked To Nasal Congestion?

Is Dairy Linked To Nasal Congestion?

Is dairy linked to nasal congestion? If you are like many people, including myself, you wouldn’t think so. However, the following article from the People’s Pharmacy explains the link between dairy consumption and nasal congestion. I will also share that in August of this year when we were on vacation, we decided to stop drinking…

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Are Your Hands and Feet Always Cold

Are Your Hands and Feet Always Cold

Are your hands and feet always cold? Are you one of those people who get cold the second the temperature drops below 75 degrees? If you are, then I have good news for you! Now, I may not be able to make your freezing hands and feet go completely away, but I am sharing a…

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Managing Your Thyroid Health-It’s Up To You

Managing Your Thyroid Health-It's Up To You

Managing your thyroid health can seem like a never-ending nightmare! First, you have to find a doctor who will actually test for a thyroid issue. By this I mean a doctor who will test more than just TSH levels. Then, you have to have a doctor who believes that your TSH readings shouldn’t be above…

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Does Stress Affect Your Thyroid?

Does Stress Affect Your Thyroid?

Does stress affect your thyroid? Why does stress have such a devastating effect on our health? The start of the stress problem has to do with your adrenal gland. When you are stressed your adrenal glands get a message to make cortisol. This cortisol can inhibit TSH and the conversion of T4 to T3. The T3…

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Can Pregnancy Cause Depression

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

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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