Did you know many thyroid patients report that it took them many years and multiple visits to a doctor to get a proper diagnosis? Why is this? Most likely, it’s because many thyroid symptoms are vague and there is some debate among practitioners about “normal” vs “optimal” lab rates. Did You Know There are Hundreds… Continue reading The Symptoms of Thyroid Disease/ Dysfunction
Why is Thyroid Disease Such an Epidemic? Looking at possible causes of thyroid problems
With approximately ¼ of the female population experiencing thyroid disease or dysfunction, we have to ask ourselves “what’s going on??” Some of the root causes include...
Thyroid Lab Work- Why your doctor probably won’t order the right labs & what to ask for instead
Welcome back to our thyroid disease series. Last time, we looked at what the thyroid is and some of its functions within our bodies. Today let’s talk a bit about thyroid lab work and the process for getting a proper diagnosis. Many patients with thyroid disease report that it took them 5+ doctors to *finally*… Continue reading Thyroid Lab Work- Why your doctor probably won’t order the right labs & what to ask for instead
What is the Thyroid and What Does it Do?
More than 1/4 of females in the United States have thyroid disease, experts this it's much higher. A knowledge of thyroid health and function is essential...
Easiest ever chicken salad thanks to the Kitchen Aid mixer!
Make a quick, easy and delicious chicken salad with the help of your Kitchen Aid!
Pie Crust Time! (AIP, WAPF, GAPS, Paleo, Gluten-free, Dairy- Free)
Yesterday at the library we saw one of my son's classmates. They had a blast playing puppets together and I was sad to have to take him away. However, it was Pi day and we had an important job to do (baking apple pie!). When I told him we had to go he initially protested.… Continue reading Pie Crust Time! (AIP, WAPF, GAPS, Paleo, Gluten-free, Dairy- Free)
SMART Goals & My February Goal Update
In early January I posted this photo on my Instagram of my 2017 goals. I tend to not be a resolution setter. Sometimes I make a couple small goals, not usually. This year I set several goals, trying to keep the concept of SMART goals in mind for things I would like to accomplish for… Continue reading SMART Goals & My February Goal Update
My AIP (and Candida cleanse meals) starting 2/3
First Week of My Candida Cleanse I started my Candida cleanse on the 3rd. So far, so good. I definitely had a couple days of feeling fairly "detox-y" but it's not bad. Like I said in my video last week, I'm really not focusing on the "seek & destroy" method that a lot of cleanses… Continue reading My AIP (and Candida cleanse meals) starting 2/3
My Adrenal Fatigue Journey & Recovery
Two tiny little glands are getting to be much more well known by countless people these days. The adrenal glands, and specifically "adrenal fatigue" seem to be trending topics in the natural living world lately. For good reason, these glands are part of the endocrine system and are being researched as the root cause for a number of illnesses, including thyroid problems!
A week of AIP meals
First of all, I'm sorry I haven't gotten these to you lately! I fell off the bandwagon partly due to another Hashi's flare in September and partly because I keep getting an HTTP error when I try to upload images to share with you & I just got annoyed trying to fix it and shut… Continue reading A week of AIP meals