Can An Alkaline Diet Heal Your Thyroid?

A Guest Article by Dr. Nikolas Hedberg D.C., D.A.B.C.I., Holistic Physician and Author of the book The Thyroid Alternative: Renew Your Thyroid Naturally Some of you have probably heard of eating an alkaline-diet to prevent cancer but did you know it also helps with thyroid disease as well? Establishing an alkaline pH is the first step to overcoming thyroid disease. Your body basically has either an alkaline or an acidic pH. This is determined by factors such as diet, mineral intake, … [Read more...]

The Truth About Thyroid Disease – Natural Options Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About

A Guest Post by Dr. Peter Osborne, Founder of Gluten-Free Society and Glutenology Addressing Thyroid Disease Naturally Classic signs of thyroid hormone deficiency include fatigue, memory loss,  cold hands and feet, muscle and joint pain, depression, high cholesterol, and  constipation. Over the past 2 years, I have seen a large influx of patients that  had been placed on thyroid hormones to treat the above symptoms. Many of these  individuals responded well to thyroid hormone initially, … [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...]

Underactive thyroid in women

Hypothyroidism is a common endocrine disorder resulting from deficiency of thyroid hormones. If the thyroid gland does not secrete enough thyroid hormones the body requires then the metabolism slows down and the woman becomes hypothyroid. Hashimoto's thyroiditis is the most common autoimmune disease and cause of hypothyroidism in North America and other industrialized countries. This health condition runs in the family and occurs six times more often in women than in men. In Hashimoto's … [Read more...]

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