Depression: The Great Imitator

Depression

Depression: that nasty symptom that seems to be linked to several health disorders. But there is one condition that is linked to depression more than any other: thyroid disfunction. Finding the right diagnosis for any disorder requires a comprehensive evaluation. Indeed, many illnesses share many of the same symptoms. Take symptoms such as headache, stomachache, dizziness, fatigue,…

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Dr. Drew and Hillary’s Health Review:The Backlash

Dr. Drew

Dr. Drew claimed on his radio show that Hillary Clinton’s health is of “grave concern.” However, several people are not impressed with his claims. As a result of these comments, we hopefully will not be subjected to his unprofessional views of healthcare any longer due to this news: Dr. Drew Pinsky is checking out, with CNN…

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Soy Milk-Is It As Good As They Claim?

Soy Milk

Soy milk is everywhere and the claims are wonderful. However, maybe this popular drink isn’t as good for you as you thought. Soy Milk has gained tremendous popularity over the past few years because the items it can replace and the health benefits it can provide as some people were suggesting. Unfortunately, recent studies show that…

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Hillary Clinton’s Thyroid Medication Concerns

Hillary Clintons Thyroid Meds

Hillary Clinton’s Thyroid Medication Concerns were in the news this last week. Several different websites ran articles talking about Hillary Clinton’s healthcare. All of these articles are based on comments by Dr. Drew Pinsky, who is criticizing the medications she is taking calling them unconventional. Dr. Pinsky is doing all patients a disservice by questioning…

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PFOA-A Cancer Causing Chemical At High Levels

PFOA

PFOA is a cancer causing chemical at extremely high levels in the northeast. Bennington and North Bennington residents who were tested for a cancer-causing chemical had, on average, five times the normal amount in their systems, according to new lab results. The Vermont Health Department tested 477 adults and children for PFOA at eight blood…

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Thyroid Disorders During Pregnancy

Thyroid Disorders During Pregnancy

Thyroid disorders during pregnancy are big news lately. I have 3 stories about this topic. Some of the news is out of Europe, but I am always happy when studies are done on thyroid function and how to keep the thyroid healthy. Thyroid disorders during pregnancy and the problems that can occur are being linked to…

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Thyroid Cancer Treatment Updates

Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid cancer and the treatments used to cure the disease have been in the news quite a bit lately. The first story is from a woman treated for thyroid cancer in 1994.  “In 1994, my entire thyroid was removed because of a single, small tumour. Then I was dosed with radioactive iodine. Aggressive treatment for…

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Does Soy Slow Your Thyroid

Does Soy Slow Your Thyroid

Soy and your thyroid may not be a match made in heaven, and for some, it may seem to be more like a dive into hell. Especially, if that soy slows your thyroid to a crawl. Eating large amounts of soy foods may not be good for some women’s thyroid functioning, according to new research…

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Hashimoto’s Disease: What You Need to Know

Hashimoto's Disease

Hashimoto’s Disease, also known as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis or chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis, it is an autoimmune disorder which is one of the leading causes of hypothyroidism. An autoimmune disease occurs when the body’s immune system attacks the body tissues. Specifically for Hashimoto’s disease, the immune system attacks the thyroid, a small gland located at the base…

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Yoga Eases Thyroid Issues

Yoga Eases Thyroid Issues

Yoga eases thyroid issues like brain fog, lack of energy, and trouble with concentration. What a daily yoga and meditation practice does is rev up your immune system, your digestion, and your metabolism so you can finally feel better and lose weight. The thyroid is a tricky gland. Luckily, yogi and thyroid-healing master Fern Olivia will…

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