The Top 3 Tricky Minerals That Make or Break Your Thyroid Function

In fact, three primary minerals, over all others, are probably most critical for maintaining optimal thyroid health. While mineral deficiency can be caused by a poor diet, for low thyroid sufferers, low levels are often the result of intestinal damage that impairs the absorption of essential nutrients. Most of my patients have the tendency to load up on supplements and …

Can Antioxidants Help to Reverse your Thyroid Symptoms?

A new study turned the focus on antioxidants for powerful treatment of thyroid disorders.  They used a strong prescription antioxidant on rodents induced with thyroid disease and measured their levels of oxidative stress and inflammatory cells before and after treatment.  Not surprisingly, scientists found that inducing animals with thyroid disease spiked their oxidative stress causing increased levels of inflammatory immune …

Four Reasons Why Your Thyroid Still Isn’t Working

Chances are you’ve been diagnosed with a thyroid disorder. Most likely you’ve been told that your autoimmune thyroid disease is genetic and the only viable treatment option is thyroid hormone therapy. Often, there is minimal discussion about addressing underlying factors that may be aggravating your condition. Yes, hormone therapy may temporarily help you feel better, but to repair your thyroid, …

5 Great Stress Reducers That Will Help Improve Thyroid Function

The world of health is all about connections between bodily systems. And one of the most important connections, which conventional health care tends to miss, is the relationship between the thyroid and adrenal glands. When you are stressed out or you experience trauma, your adrenal glands start producing hormones like cortisol. These hormones get your body in gear to respond …

Pesticides May Be Causing Your Thyroid Disease

As more and more people are being diagnosed with thyroid problems, it’s hard not to question why and what is causing this uptrend? Many researchers and medical professionals will tell you science is just getting better at detecting the signs and symptoms of thyroid disease. However, other factors that play into a person’s risk for thyroid dysfunction, like stress, radiation, …