Five Causes of Fatigue

Fatigue is a common symptom that we see in our clinic. Chronic stress leads to dysregulation of the body’s stress systems, specifically the sympathetic nervous system (SNS) and the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis and this is a common cause of fatigue. Poor Nutrition or Digestion. [...]

Five Causes of Fatigue 2019-07-15T01:50:08+00:00

FIVE Connections Between Bile Flow and Thyroid Function

FIVE Connections between Bile Flow and Thyroid Function If not absorbing fats, you can’t make thyroid hormones Finland study: hypothyroidism 7x more likely in people with decreased bile flow Bile triggers release of the enzyme that converts T4 to T3 Gut bacteria plays a [...]

FIVE Connections Between Bile Flow and Thyroid Function 2019-07-08T01:18:58+00:00

Why is Fat Metabolism Important?

Why is fat metabolism important? Fats are part of every cell membrane Integral part of the nervous system and brain Fats are needed to proper hormonal balance Needed to inflammatory responses Cell to cell communication ALSO: fat is optimal fuel for humans [...]

Why is Fat Metabolism Important? 2019-05-27T03:41:57+00:00

Goitrogenic Foods and Thyroid Conditions

The goitrogenic foods include broccoli, cauliflower, kale, brussels sprouts, mustard greens, radishes, spinach, strawberries, peaches, soy-based foods, peanuts. These are foods that interfere with iodine uptake and suppress thyroid function. There were animal studies that found that the breakdown products of cruciferous vegetables called [...]

Goitrogenic Foods and Thyroid Conditions 2019-03-17T23:57:53+00:00

Will Iodine Worsen My Thyroid Condition?

We cannot effectively treat thyroid conditions, unless there is adequate levels of iodine, as iodine is needed in order for the thyroid to function.

Will Iodine Worsen My Thyroid Condition? 2019-03-11T03:39:02+00:00

Iodine and Autoimmune Thyroid Disease

Should iodine be avoided in autoimmune thyroid conditions? The controversy is around thyroperoxidase (TPO) which is an enzyme that is necessary for the production of both T3 and T4.  There is some evidence that consuming iodine will increase the TPO antibodies, which are the [...]

Iodine and Autoimmune Thyroid Disease 2019-03-04T03:56:25+00:00

FIVE Reasons for the Increase in Low Iodine Levels

Low iodine can lead to thyroid disorders, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, cancer (including breast and prostate). FIVE Reasons for the Increase in Low Iodine Levels Our soils are mineral deficient. Crops grown in iodine-deficient soil will be deficient in iodine. People on low-sodium diets. Even [...]

FIVE Reasons for the Increase in Low Iodine Levels 2018-12-10T04:10:07+00:00

NINE Symptoms Associated With Low Thyroid Function

NINE symptoms associated with low thyroid function: Cold hands and feet Dry Skin, brittle nails Constipation weight gain, difficulty losing weight excessive hair loss, outer 1/3 of eyebrow without hair growth PMS, Fertility issue Depression Fatigue poor concentration

NINE Symptoms Associated With Low Thyroid Function 2018-11-13T02:19:24+00:00

FOUR Benefits of Iodine

Improves thyroid and all endocrine gland function. Tissues that utilize iodine: thyroid, adrenal glands, breast, prostate gland, thymus, ovaries, hypothalamus, pituitary gland, GI tract, bones, connective tissue. Thyroid hormones are T3 and T4 which refers to the number of iodine atoms the hormone contains. [...]

FOUR Benefits of Iodine 2018-10-15T02:44:08+00:00
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