Endocrine Disorders

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

The Role of Vitamin B-12 in Thyroid Health

The Role of Vitamin B-12 in Thyroid HealthYour personal wellness and the efficiency at which your body operates is a direct result of the quality and completeness of the nutrients you consume. Complete nutrition promotes complete wellness, nutritional deficiencies result in wellness deficiencies. Energy levels and metabolism are some of the most noticeable status indicators of wellness. To encourage both to be... Read More »

The Connection Between Your Thyroid and Your Weight

The Connection Between Your Thyroid and Your WeightOne of the most important parts of our bodies is also one of the smallest ones. The thyroid, butterfly-shaped gland on the front of the neck below the Adam’s apple, releases hormones that have a huge impact on metabolism and weight control, among other processes. Problem with weight – usually gaining extra pounds and having... Read More »

5 Early Signs of Diabetes

5 Early Signs of DiabetesMany people who develop type 2 diabetes have no idea they’re sick until a blood test shows abnormal blood sugar levels, or until their disease progresses and serious complications start to occur. For the most part, diabetes is silent and insidious, says Ronald Tamler, MD, director of the Mount Sinai Clinical Diabetes Institute. Most of... Read More »

Balance Your Hormones Naturally

Balance Your Hormones Naturally“It’s not me, it’s my hormones!” Our hormones cop the blame for SO many of our ups and downs in life. Instinctively, we know that they have a powerful influence over the functioning of our bodies, but often we downplay the impact they have on our capacity to feel calm, cope, be happy – even... Read More »

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 »

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