How To Heal Your Thyroid Naturally

Can you believe Christmas is almost here? In just a couple of days, it’s going to be 2013. I’d like to know… what are YOUR plans? Would you like to have great energy and feel fantastic in your body over this Holiday season and years ahead? Today, I have something REALLY cool to share with you. Many women have one thing in common: they are frustrated with how they look and feel. They want a solution that is simple to follow and will finally WORK for them after getting disappointing … [Read more...]

7 Thyroid Factors That Are Too Important To Be Ignored

Guest Article by Magdalena Wszelaki, a Certified Holistic Health Coach and Josie Lincoln, Naturopathic Nutritional Advisor and Detox Specialist Most thyroid patients (we are talking around 90%) suffer from a secondary thyroid disease. This means that it’s not the thyroid that originally (or primarily) failed. The most common reason for the gland to fail (go under- or over-active) is an autoimmune attack; the immune system launches an attack on the thyroid. Modern medicine does not have … [Read more...]

How Low Iodine Levels Can Cause Hashimoto’s Disease

We all know that iodine is essential for the thyroid and breast health. However, excessive consumption of iodine through the diet can trigger and significantly aggravate autoimmune thyroid condition called Hashimoto's disease and should be avoided for life. But what about those Hashimoto's patients who have low iodine levels? In the following article Dr. Alexander Haskell, ND explains how low iodine levels can also trigger Hashimoto's thyroiditis and talks about his treatment approach in … [Read more...]

How Gut Health Affects Your Thyroid Function

The intestinal lining is an important immune barrier that is responsible for more than 60% of the immune defense. Good bacteria performs a range of essential health critical functions in the human body, however its benefits are not fully recognized by Western medicine. In fact, in 1908 European scientists Paul Ehrlich and Ilya Mechnikov were awarded a Nobel Prize in Medicine as a recognition for their work on autoimmunity and discovery of phagocytosis. One of the major responsibilities of … [Read more...]

Does gluten cause disease?

Whatever health concern you have, the solution is often found in the diet and how the body reacts to certain foods. For many people the cause of their health problems may be the grain products they are eating and enjoying every day. Widely used in the food industry gluten containing grains are in fact common triggers of many health conditions. There is a strong connection between gluten and thyroid autoimmunity. Celiac disease Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition when the immune system … [Read more...]

Autoimmune Disease – 3 Secret Blood Tests

Guest article from Dr. Brady Hurst, Clinic Director at True Health Labs Autoimmunity occurs when the immune system attacks healthy tissue. These diseases are quickly becoming a major global health problem. The top 10 that are most common in the United States are: Hashimoto's Disease (Hypothyroidism) Graves' Disease (Hyperthyroidism) Rheumatoid Arthritis (Joints) Lupus (Multiple tissues) Sjogren's Syndrome (Eyes, Skin, and Mouth) Celiac Disease (Gut) Psoriasis (Skin and … [Read more...]

Thyroid eye disease

Thyroid eye disease is an autoimmune disorder and is also known as thyroid associated ophthalmopathy, Grave’s ophtalmopathy or orbitopathy. It is the most common condition that affects the soft tissue and muscles around the eye orbits and generally occurs together with hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid gland). Risk factors Thyroid disease. Between 25 and 50% of patients with Grave’s disease in addition to hyperthyroidism also have thyroid eye disease. About 3% of people with Hashimoto’s … [Read more...]

What Triggers Thyroid Autoimmunity?

Thyroid hormones regulate energy levels and every function of the human body. At the same time, the thyroid gland is highly vulnerable to autoimmune diseases that disturb thyroid function. The incidence of autoimmune conditions Hashimoto’s and Graves’ disease has increased dramatically over the past few decades, affecting up to 5% of the general population. This number is comparable to type 2 diabetes which is considered to be a modern epidemic. Who Is At Risk? Autoimmune thyroid diseases … [Read more...]

Risks of hyperthyroidism and what you can do about it

Hyperthyroidism can be complicated by severe cardiovascular disease, neurological and psychiatric manifestations that may require hospital admission or urgent treatment. Untreated hyperthyroidism especially puts elderly people at a higher risk for atrial fibrillation, cardiovascular disease, thyroid eye disease, hip fracture, decreased bone mineral density and adversely affects their quality of life. Health risks of hyperthyroidism About 85% of patients with hyperthyroidism develop … [Read more...]

Overactive thyroid in women

Hyperthyroidism is an over active thyroid gland that produces an excessive amount of thyroid hormones. With hyperthyroidism levels of thyroixine T4 or triiodothyronine T3 or both are high and thyroid stimulating hormone TSH is suppressed. In the subclinical hyperthyroidism T3 and T4 are normal but TSH is low. Women have hyperthyroidism 20 times more frequently than men. The incidence of hyperthyroidism is higher in iodine deficient areas due to nodular goitre with autonomic nodules which … [Read more...]

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