Thyroid Health – Habitual Exercise, Hormones And Hunger

 Weight gain is a big issue with hypothyroidism. How do you get it off?

A thyroid healthy clean reset diet. The right supplements for your body to rebuild it. (Check with your thyroid trained practitioner for these.) Exercise. Yup, sorry. Exercise! In this case, I’m talking about creating a new habit too, “habitual exercise.”

“Habitual . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – Habitual Exercise, Hormones And Hunger

Thyroid Diet – Why You Need to Eat Soluble and Insoluble Fiber

Thyroid health has a lot to do with how well our digestion and colon are operating on a daily basis.

Boy, who needs to talk about constipation? Well, if you have hypothyroidism, as I have, and more specifically, Hashimoto’s Disease, as I had, you – unfortunately – know a lot about constipation! ARGH!

In cave . . . → Read More: Thyroid Diet – Why You Need to Eat Soluble and Insoluble Fiber

Thyroid Symptoms – Signs of Gluten Intolerance

Thyroid symptoms can be directly caused by gluten intolerance. We hear more and more about eating “gluten-free” as we hear about the problems with gluten and as more products are now available to purchase. Just look for the “GF” on your grocery shelves.

WHAT IS GLUTEN?

Gluten is a composite formed from several different proteins. . . . → Read More: Thyroid Symptoms – Signs of Gluten Intolerance

Thyroid Health – Why Your Digestive System Needs Your Full Attention

Thyroid dysfunction triggers so many things in your body, and your body (through an unhealthy diet) triggers your thyroid dysfunction. It’s a vicious cycle.

SLUGGISH DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

One thing that’s certain, in order to achieve optimal thyroid health, we need to have a well functioning digestive system. If a person is unable to digest . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – Why Your Digestive System Needs Your Full Attention

My 20 Year Anniversary Of Having Half My Thyroid Removed

Do you have all, half or none of your thyroid gland?

The two sides of the gland that wraps around our throat are described as butterfly wings. I like thinking of them this way too. It helps me think of something lovely and light, free and beautiful, when thyroid dysfunction is nothing close to . . . → Read More: My 20 Year Anniversary Of Having Half My Thyroid Removed

10 Ways to Manage Low Thyroid Symptoms Workshops – Live

 

I’ll be presenting the following workshops live in Colorado June and July.

 

JUNE

10 Ways to Manage Low Thyroid Symptoms Over 30 million Americans suffer from thyroid problems: hyperthyroidism, Graves Disease, hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s Disease — mostly women, and most are mis- or undiagnosed. Fatigue, “fog brain”, muscle pain, cold feet, weight . . . → Read More: 10 Ways to Manage Low Thyroid Symptoms Workshops – Live

Thyroid Symptoms or Menopause? You Need To Know The Difference

Did you know, that out of the estimated 59 million* people in the U.S. who have a thyroid problem, the incident of mild hypothyroidism is estimated at 30% in women?

THYROID SYMPTOMS OR MENOPAUSE?

Many women, later in life, easily confuse the symptoms of thyroid malfunction with those of menopause. The problem created . . . → Read More: Thyroid Symptoms or Menopause? You Need To Know The Difference

Thyroid Health – The Care and Feeding of Your Hypothalamus

 

Why you want to know about and keep your hypothalamus healthy

Where is it?

The hypothalamus is a region of brain anatomy located deep within the brain, just above the base of the skull, on each side of the third ventricle.

It’s function.

The main function of the hypothalamus is to regulate homeostasis . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health – The Care and Feeding of Your Hypothalamus

Thyroid Health – The Affects of Iron on Your Thyroid, T4 and T3

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 Disease, Hypothyroidism and Abdominal Bloating

For years I dealt with my stomach bloating even when I just drank water. I asked my Dr. about it and found that it was for two reasons:

First, I had a bug… a bacteria. See my past post on this.

Secondly, I had/have hypothyroidism. Yes, abdominal bloating is one of the myriad of . . . → Read More: Thyroid Disease, Hypothyroidism and Abdominal Bloating