Is Gluten Sensitivity Even Real? I doubted the effects of gluten for a long time, but I learned it’s a very real issue for us. We need to take the symptoms of gluten sensitivity and it’s effects on thyroid very seriously. Molecularly gluten looks like our thyroid gland and when the body mistakes gluten as […]
Believe it or not this is a real issue but what are goitrogens anyway? I had no idea this even existed when I started my quest for a healthy thyroid, but I can tell you I have experienced it for myself and now understand what the symptoms meant. It amazes me that foods, which are […]
Does your TSH seem to be all over the place? First let’s start with what is TSH? TSH is the signal from the pituitary gland that tells the thyroid “hey there we need more hormone”. TSH is produced when the hypothalamus releases a substance called thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH). TRH then triggers the pituitary gland release TSH […]
The Iodine and Hashimoto’s Debate! To supplement or not to supplement – that is the question. While it is true that iodine is literally a necessity for our thyroid to function, too much can also be a big problem. So very careful monitoring along with combining it with selenium is important when supplementing with iodine. […]
Functional Medicine vs Conventional Medicine: What is the DIfference? The are very fundamental differences between today’s Functional Medicine vs Conventional Medicine. Not only in the way they view medication, but also in the way they view the patient, labs, and treatment. Functional medicine tends to dig deeper and look at the cause rather than just […]
Diabetes and Our Thyroid Is there a connection between diabetes and thyroid disease? In short YES! This is where my personal journey began and little did I know that my diabetes, insulin resistance issues were completely related to my thyroid, which were also related to deeper root causes that I had no idea existed at the […]
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How well do you know your thyroid? The thyroid gland is a small, butterfly-shaped gland located in the base of the neck just below the Adam’s apple. Although relatively small, the thyroid gland plays a huge role in our body, influencing the function of many of the body’s most important organs, including the heart, brain, […]
The Important Overview of What You Need To Know About Hypothyroidism We need to take care of our body to stay fit and healthy. Looking after your health is important to have a fit and working body as you old age. Keep in mind that the food you consume should be healthy and should not affect any organ […]
This Vegetable Will Fix Everything Wrong In Your Body! Beets have a robust nutritional value which is kept whether they are raw or cooked. They`ve been viewed as a medicinal plant by Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine, and people have used them for medicinal purposes for centuries. For instance, beets have been used to treat blood […]
Naturethroid: Your Guide to the Natural Hormone Replacement There are different forms of hormone replacement therapy and many will do much better on natural replacements rather than synthetics. Here is an fantastic podcast from the Functional Medicine physician Dr Westin Childs as he explains all to help you decide which might be best for you! […]
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Could My Dr Really Be Missing Something? Something you would learn in my education is that our disease is NOT “Just” a thyroid issue. There are tons of moving parts and pieces. There is a connection and chain of events that needs to be followed. If something is broken in this chain symptoms can occur, If […]
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These gluten free New York Times Chocolate Chip Cookies taste exactly like the famous crispy-outside-chewy-inside cookies published by the New York Times in 2009. You just won’t believe how good they are! I have many recipes for chocolate chip cookies on this …
Is it possible Carrageenan Could Affect Our Thyroid? We are exposed to SO many elements in this day in age. Many of which have a huge impact on our health and often times without even knowing it. Our thyroid is a gland that is super sensitive to outside exposures. Even healthy food can cause a […]