Endocrine Disorders

Learn how to deal with Auto-immune Conditions with natural herbs, supplements, diet, yoga and other techniques.

6 Strategies For Treating Low Thyroid Function

6 Strategies For Treating Low Thyroid FunctionThe thyroid system plays a critical role in your metabolism. Along with insulin and cortisol, your thyroid hormone is one of the big three hormones that control your metabolism and weight. The causes of low thyroid function can be varied, but the 4 most common causes are: Toxicity: Radiation, Pesticides, and Heavy Metal exposure Deficiency:... Read More »

Complete Management Of An Underactive Thyroid

Complete Management Of An Underactive ThyroidThe thyroid gland regulates metabolism, heart, muscle, and brain functions. When you have low levels of thyroid hormones, you can have major consequences. Your body can run into problems with heart failure, osteoporosis, low heart rate, dementia, muscle pain, joint pain and more. Hypothyroidism can be a serious condition if not managed properly. Complete management... Read More »

Muscle and Joint Pain With Hypothyroidism

Muscle and Joint Pain With HypothyroidismHypothyroidism can cause several muscle or joint-related problems. Most commonly, these symptoms are fluid retention, which results in the swelling of muscles, or swollen muscles that are pressing on your nerves. Some of the problems seen include: 1. General muscular weakness and pain, including cramps and muscle stiffness 2. General joint pain, achiness, and morning... Read More »

Three Ways Inflammation Causes A Sluggish Thyroid

Three Ways Inflammation Causes A Sluggish ThyroidYour thyroid gland controls a number of processes in your body including energy, weight, and hormone balance as well as being a key component of the endocrine system. The ultimate effect of hypothyroidism, whether it’s caused by iodine deficiency or autoimmunity, is to decrease the amount of thyroid hormone available to the body. The conventional... Read More »

The Link Between Vitamin D Deficiency and Thyroid Disease

The Link Between Vitamin D Deficiency and Thyroid DiseaseNot too long ago, 400 IUs of vitamin D was considered enough for your daily requirements. This particular vitamin wasn’t really on the radar. But now, it’s been discovered that more than a billion people lack sufficient vitamin D around the world, according to National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine website.... Read More »

Foods You Should Avoid With Hypothyroidism

Foods You Should Avoid With HypothyroidismHypothyroidism can be a tricky condition to manage, and what you eat can interfere with your treatment. Some nutrients heavily influence the function of the thyroid gland, and certain foods can inhibit your body’s ability to absorb the replacement hormones you may take as part of your thyroid treatment. Is your diet working against your... Read More »

Why Your Grandparents Didn’t Have Thyroid Problems But You Do!

Why Your Grandparents Didn’t Have Thyroid Problems But You Do!Does anyone of you remember of a time when hypothyroidism was unheard of ? Of course not. It was during the times of our grandparents. In the present world, we are too familiar with that condition. Why is that so? We know that there is a huge increase in the number of people affected from thyroid... Read More »

Treat Hypothyroidism Naturally With These Herbs

Hypothyroidism, or low thyroid function, is a silent epidemic. Hypothyroid persons have low body temperatures and metabolism. This results in weight gain, depression, and elevations in cholesterol levels. What’s worse, in most cases, the problem isn’t rooted in the thyroid itself but it’s rooted in an immune system gone awry or in hypothalamic–pituitary–thyroid axis. Therefore, to... Read More »

Natural Thyroid Medications at Risk

Thyroid is the most important hormone in our body; as almost every aspect of health is affected by thyroid function. When thyroid hormone is deficient, you experience fatigue, weight gain, mood swings, impaired memory, adult onset ADHD, cold, thinning of hair, thinning or loss of outer edges of eyebrows, difficulty concentrating, poor sleep quality, menstrual... Read More »

Best Treatment for Hypothyroidism: Synthroid, Desiccated Thyroid or Supplements?

Thyroid disorders are one of the most common disorders across the world. Most of the patients with hypothyroidism follow the advice of conventional doctors and take synthetic medications such as Synthroid (levothyroxine) to maintain their levels of thyroid hormone. Taking Synthroid and Still Suffering from Hypothyroid Symptoms Synthroid works fine for several patients. But it does not for others,... Read More »

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