Pregnancy and How It Affects Thryoid Health

Pregnancy and Thyroid Health

Pregnancy and thyroid health are connected in a huge way. Some women have thyroid problems before getting pregnant, some have thyroid issues during pregnancy and many have thyroid dysfunction after giving birth. Doctors complained that women continued to prioritize their family’s health over their own. They said it was difficult to persuade some women to…

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EPA And FDA Approved Chemicals: Are They Really Safe?

EPA-FDA Approved Chemicals

EPA and FDA Approved Chemicals: Are They Really Safe? The news hasn’t been very good lately. The water in Flint, the removal of 19 chemicals from antibacterial soaps (http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/09/02/492394717/fda-bans-19-chemicals-used-in-antibacterial-soaps), and now a large group of scientists in Europe are supporting an appeal to the European Commission regarding its proposed regulation to establish criteria for identifying…

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Odd Symptoms That Signal Disease

Odd Symptoms

Odd symptoms: have you ever had a change in your fingernails or hair but you have no idea why? Or, maybe you noticed a rash or you break into a cold sweat out of the blue. So, what is going on here? More importantly, what is going on with your health? It turns out that small,…

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Gluten-free Diets: It’s Not Easy

Gluten Free Diets

Gluten-free diets are a nessesary adjustment to our diets for many different health reasons, but it’s far from easy. Even those of us who are merely cutting out gluten because of a celiac diagnosis can have a very difficult time adjusting to the new diet. Unfortunately, little is mentioned about the down side of making such…

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Oxalates: Do They Cause Thyroid Problems?

Oxalates and Thyroid Disease

Do oxalates cause thyroid problems? For starters, I have never even heard of oxalates before! Preliminary research has tied oxalate build-up to thyroid disease, and while I’ve never had a problem with oxalates (knock on wood), other thyroid patients have reported oxalate issues. While oxalate build-up has been predominantly tied to kidney stone formation, a study…

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Chiropractors: Thyroid and Diabetic Specialists?

Chiropractors-Thyrd-Diabetes

Chiropractors are now advertising that their practices includes being a  “thyroid and diabetic specialist.”   You’ve no doubt seen newspaper ads that tout “breakthroughs” in diabetes research and even a possible reversal of the condition. People with diabetes are invited to attend a free dinner or seminar where all will be revealed. In most cases, that free event will…

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Thyroid Function: It’s Role in Developmental Disorders

Thyroid Function- Developmental Disorders

Thyroid function plays a major role in your health but also has a huge impact on developmental disorders in our children.  One doctor, Dr. Raphael Kellman, believes that thyroid disease like hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism –whose main cause he believes is due to endocrine disruptors and frequently it eludes routine blood testing. Dr. Raphael Kellman, MD, and founder of…

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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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