Monthly Archives: November 2016

Good Vibrations For Thyroid Problems – The Link Between Your Thyroid and Your Voice

What you are about to read is a new theory about the cause, and prevention, of thyroid disease. We believe a simple lifestyle issue that characterizes modern life is leading to thyroid dysfunction. It’s something you can test for yourself, on yourself. And the concept itself will change the way science thinks about thyroid function. […]

Underactive Thyroid Symptoms in Women – Quick Tips on Spotting Hypothyroidism

Underactive thyroid symptoms in women can vary, and can often be confused with other illnesses. In this article you will learn several ways of detecting thyroid symptoms in women. Underactive thyroid, or Hypothyroidism, could mean that you do not have enough thyroxine. This contributes to a reduced metabolic rate, excess weight, poor memory, dried-out skin […]

Suboptimal Thyroid Can Cause Weight Gain and Depression

One of Oprah’s viewers diagnosed her as having a problem with her thyroid. That was one factor in her constant struggle with weight. Your thyroid is the main hormone of metabolism and it affects your energy, weight, mood, temperature, fertility, menstrual cycles, hair growth, bowel movements, sleep and more. It’s a hormone that is sometimes […]

The Thyroid Gland and Degenerative Diseases

Did you know that there is a common denominator between low thyroid function better known as hypothyroidism and degenerative diseases? There is another common denominator between low adrenal function secondary to stress and degenerative diseases. Now who of us in this day and age do not have stress of one form or another in our […]

Can You Dive With a Thyroid Disorder?

Thyroid problems can gravely affect the metabolism and body function. Therefore, if you want to learn scuba diving but concerned about thyroid conditions, you might want to learn how these problems can influence your planned activities. The Thyroid Gland The thyroid is an essential gland that secretes thyroxin, a hormone that helps control the rate […]

Hypothyroidism

Practice Essentials Hypothyroidism is a common endocrine disorder resulting from deficiency of thyroid hormone. In the United States and other areas of adequate iodine intake, autoimmune thyroid disease (Hashimoto disease) is the most common cause of hypothyroidism; worldwide, iodine deficiency remains the foremost cause. The image below depicts the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis. The hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis. Levels […]