Adrenal Health, Autoimmune Disease, Health

Root Cause Thyroid Treatment

I touched briefly on causes of thyroid disease a couple of weeks ago but I wanted to dive in a little bit more.  There have been dozens of root causes identified. For those not familiar with the term “root cause,” think about a tree.  If a tree has healthy and strong roots- what’s going to… Continue reading Root Cause Thyroid Treatment

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What types of thyroid disease exist and what are the common treatment options?

Unfortunately most people with thyroid disease are wrongly diagnosed. Discover the types of thyroid disease and the wide array of treatment options.

Thyroid Disease Series- Part 4- The hundreds of symptoms connected to thyroid disease
AIP, Autoimmune Disease, Health

The Symptoms of Thyroid Disease/ Dysfunction

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

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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...

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Welcoming Lent in the Dark- My Experience Temporarily Loosing My Sight

Shrove Tuesday used to be one of my favorite days. The past few years it’s been a difficult day for me. My dietary restrictions and mold/chemical issues mean no Shrove Tuesday at church eating pancakes with friends. It was always a favorite day full of so many fun memories. This year I was already having… Continue reading Welcoming Lent in the Dark- My Experience Temporarily Loosing My Sight

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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

Thyroid Disease Series Part 1- What is the thyroid and what does it do?
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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...