Two glands located one on top of each kidney are of importance, right up there with our lungs or liver! We are very abusive to them, weaken them, on a daily basis in two ways, which I’ll explain in a bit. But first, did you know, that weak adrenal glands can cause a . . . → Read More: It’s Not Just Your Thyroid Gland That is Your Thyroid Problem: Part 2 of 4
Do you suffer from adrenal fatigue? I did, and 80% of people do at different times in their lives. If you have Hashimoto’s disease or hypothyroidism, you most likely are too, and it’s stealing your life away day by day.
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS?
You may be experiencing adrenal fatigue if you regularly notice . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – Get Help For Your Adrenal Fatigue
The connection between thyroid hormones and weight is big.
1 in 8 women have, or will have, a thyroid problem. So, match that up with all the women who feel terrible and can’t lose weight, it all makes sense.
Have you lost weight only to gain it again? Or gotten discouraged about how hard . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – Your Weight Is Not The Problem
What good routines do you have in place to help heal and maintain your thyroid health?
Like brushing your teeth every day (at least once), it was learned as a life skill in childhood and now is a routine, part of your lifestyle. You just do it at a certain time of the day . . . → Read More: Help Your Thyroid Health With These Routines
Are you getting enough sleep?
Today is Napping Day, an unofficial holiday created in 1999 by now-retired Boston University professor William Anthony and his wife, Camille, to help people adjust to Daylight Savings Time.
When you have a thyroid condition, you may find yourself in need of lots of naps! But, not . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – Sleep and National Napping Day
Iron…why do we need iron?
Because, when we’re iron deficient we can become anemic, causing tiredness, fatigue, weakness, dizziness, irritability, shortness of breath or depression. Other signs may include pale skin, brittle nails, chest pain, cold hands or feet or an irregular heartbeat. Less common symptoms of anemia include pica, an urge to eat . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – The Affects of Iron on Your Thyroid, T4 and T3
Thyroid health is complicated. Nutrition is the answer.
One tidbit to pay attention to is:
Did you know that craving salt probably means your adrenal glands need a boost?
Your adrenal glands are endocrine glands that sit at the top of the kidneys. Click here to see photos.
The adrenal glands secrete hormones . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – Salt Cravings Indicate Adrenal Gland Failure
Keeping your thyroid health at its best includes a lot of stress management.
DO YOU STRESS YOURSELF OUT?
As a stress expert, I’m always aware of how people “do it to themselves.” We worry, fret, dispair, get angry and scared, and usually over the most unimportant things and/or things we can’t change anyway.
The . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health and Stress – Taking Charge Of One More Symptom Trigger
Light-headedness and salt cravings can be a sign of adrenal fatigue.
If these were the only problems, this would be easy! But, it’s not.
70% of people taking thyroid replacement medications continue to complain of symptoms related to adrenal fatigue. It is not unusual to have concurrent presenting symptoms of both low adrenal and low . . . → Read More: Hypothyroidism and Adrenal Fatigue — Are You In The 70%?
Thyroid health is undiagnosed and misdiagnosed 99% of the time by regular health care practitioners. But one missing link in helping people with their thyroid health is understanding the impact of stress.
Stress affects thyroid function in a variety of ways, from appropriate signaling and hormone binding, to actual T3 . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health and the Impact of Stress