Supplementing Iodine: Too Much Can Be Dangerous

Supplementing Iodine: Too Much Can Be Dangerous

Supplementing iodine in your diet: How many times have you heard you need more iodine your diet to help improve your thyroid function? Iodine is a micronutrient and a chemical element that the body cannot make. It has to come from your diet or supplements. Many of us who have thyroid disease have heard the…

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Are You a Victim of Old School Thyroid Testing

Are You a Victim of Old School Thyroid Testing

Old school thyroid testing is creating an epidemic of tired, overweight folks who don’t know they’re hypothyroid because of this improper testing. In this article by Suzy Cohen of Thyroid Nation, she explains why just testing a person’s TSH only gives a doctor a piece of the puzzle. TSH is incapable of telling you or…

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RAI Helps Treat Thyroid Cancer

RAI Helps Treat Thyroid Cancer

RAI helps treat thyroid cancer by destroying any remaining cancer cells after the removal of the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland absorbs nearly all of the iodine circulating systemically in the body. As a result, when RAI is administered in patients, it has the targeted ability to concentrate in and kill thyroid cells, including any…

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Losing Weight with Thyroid Disease: Why It’s So Difficult

Losing Weight with Thyroid Disease: Why It's So Difficult

Losing weight with thyroid disease is next to impossible.  A recent study of Biggest Loser participants showed that metabolism decreases during weight loss and persists for six years. A study by Dr. Kevin Hall and his colleagues is getting a lot of attention for their work on metabolism in weight loss attempts in recent years.…

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Exercising With Thyroid Disorders

Exercising with Thyroid Disorders

Exercising with thyroid disorders can be tricky. First, you have to deal with fatigue, then the achy joints, and those are just a couple of the physical symptoms. It’s enough to make you quit, if you have even started in the first place. Hey, I’m not judging; exercising when you are hypothyroid is difficult to…

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New Research in Generating Thyroid Cells

New Research in Generating Thyroid Cells

New research in generating thyroid cells shows promise in the fight against thyroid disease. With a minimum of 10% of the population suffering from thyroid disease, this is great news. The findings, which appear in the journal Stem Cell Reports, are the first step to developing a similar protocol using human stem cells that will…

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A Healthy Thyroid Diet-3 Foods to Avoid

A Healthy Thyroid Diet- 3 Foods to Avoid

A healthy thyroid diet is made up of a variety of many foods, however there are several foods that need to be avoided. If you have thyroid issues what you eat can make a huge difference in how you feel. Since many experts believe that up to 30% of women will develop a autoimmune disorder in…

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How Perchlorate Is Harming Our Children

Perchlorate is Harming Our Children

Perchlorate is harming our children. According to Tom Neltner,J.D. a new FDA report showing that perchlorate exposure to infants and toddlers increased 34% and 23% respectively between the years around 2005 and 2010. Most of us are not even aware of this danger to our children. I know I wasn’t. According to Wikipedia, most perchlorates…

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Naturally Balance Your Hormones

Naturally Balance Your Hormones

Naturally balance your hormones. You see that phase quite often. What exactly does that mean? And how do you do that? Where do you even start? Plus, if you are struggling with hormone imbalance, the thought of making changes in your lifestyle can be overwhelming to say the least. To help you get started on…

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Toxic Chemicals Are Harming Our Children’s Brains

Toxic Chemicals Are Harming Our Children's Brains

Toxic chemicals are everywhere and they are causing serious damage to our children’s brain development. This new report shares the concerns of several scientists, health practitioners and children’s health advocates on how many commonly used chemicals are having a devastating effect on the development of our children’s brains. For example, most pregnant women in the…

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