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Thyroid and Pregnancy – How the Thyroid Affect Your Pregnancy

Many pregnant mothers do see any correlation between thyroid and pregnancy and so don’t think it is necessarily important to undergo thyroid diagnostic check before or during pregnancy. Experienced obstetricians will always ask for blood test because there’s almost no clear difference between the symptoms of early pregnancy like; insomnia, fatigue, weight gain, lethargy and […]

Hypothyroidism – An Astrology Analysis

A Capricorn Native with Jupiter placed in the 10th house in Libra, developed a thyroid disorder since Jupiter Maha dasa Started. Diagnosed with Hypothyroidism and gained extreme weight with weakness and depression. DOB: 20-12-1981, TIME: 10.00 AM IST, LAT 21N09 LONG 79E09. An Analysis: Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the body lacks sufficient thyroid […]

Maintaining a Healthy Thyroid Diet – Include These Foods

Have you ever heard “You are what you eat?” I’m sure you have. When I gave up on western medicine to solve my Graves’ and later Hashimoto’s disease, I turned to diet. This was not an easy process. I struggled for a long time experimenting with foods and discovered that diet can indeed influence the […]

Thyroid Dysfunction And Its Underlying Cause

When the Thyroid gland is over-producing or under-producing thyroid hormones, the body exhibits uncomfortable and often debilitating symptoms. Making matters worse is the fact that even when the thyroid hormone levels are tested, it is common for the test results to come back normal, even in the cases that have a dysfunctional thyroid gland. This […]

Thyroid Problems – How to Deal With Thyroid Problems and Achieve Weight Loss

The thyroid is a small gland which you will find in the neck just below the voice box; this small gland has a very important role in your body and controls the body’s metabolic processes! The thyroid regulates the rate at which food is broken down and converted into energy, if you have thyroid problems […]

Hypothyroidism: Herbs to Take and Herbs to Avoid

Hypothyroidism is a condition where your thyroid gland is not producing as much hormone as it should. This causes metabolic activities to slow. Undiagnosed hypothyroidism can make you feel run down, depressed, cold or tired. It can slow down your heart rate, make your hair dry and brittle, give you itchy skin, muscle cramps, infertility […]

Commonly Known and Lesser Known Hypothyroid Symptoms

When hypothyroidism begins, several things happen, usually gradually. The first is lack of energy and ambition. You just seem to lose desire for activities you’ve enjoyed in the past. You feel unusually tired and apathetic, but can’t figure out why. You begin to crave carbs and begin to snack regularly. This is your body’s way […]

Thyroid Gland Also Helps in Growing Taller

We know that human growth hormone being secreted by our pituitary gland is the hormone responsible for growing taller, but there is another one important hormone that we need to consider if we want to increase our height. And that is the hormone being produced by our thyroid gland. Thyroid gland is the largest gland […]

Thyroid Brain Connection – Why Hypothyroid and Hashimoto’s Biggest Problem Is Brain Degeneration

People come in to my West Los Angeles Thyroid Institute every day with symptoms suggestive of a hypothyroid condition. It shocks me that these patients have very little understanding of the thyroid-brain connection. People think about low energy, thinning hair, and weight gain as the primary evils of hypothyroidism. One very common symptom is brain […]

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