Are You Getting the 10 Nutrients Essential to Thyroid Health?

Are you getting the necessary nutrients to heal and support your thyroid health?

It’s not all about one pill a day to balance your thyroid hormones. You must be on a specific diet and make sure that within that diet you are getting the right nutrients. You may also will need some added supplements . . . → Read More: Are You Getting the 10 Nutrients Essential to Thyroid Health?

Thyroid Diet – All Butter Is Not Healthy Butter For You

Though dairy is not exactly your friend when you have a thyroid condition, the only butter(s) you want to use are on a short list.

Your butter must be nutritious and healthy, not causing you more problems.

WHAT DOES “NUTRITIOUS” MEAN?

Your butter should contain no growth hormones, antibiotics, harmful pesticides, GMOs and other . . . → Read More: Thyroid Diet – All Butter Is Not Healthy Butter For You

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

Is Armour Thyroid Medication GMO Free and Safe Since It’s From Pigs?

Bettina, a reader asked in regard to GMOs and Thyroid Hormone Replacement Medication:

How about natural thyroid meds, like desiccated pig thyroid; are those pigs fed GMOs ?

Good question, Bettina.

Armour Thyroid, is the natural desiccated thyroid product derived from the thyroid glands of pigs manufactured by Forest Pharmaceuticals.

 

Thyroid Powder, USP is the active . . . → Read More: Is Armour Thyroid Medication GMO Free and Safe Since It’s From Pigs?

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 Diet: Soybean Oil – One of the Most Harmful Ingredients

 

I’ve written before about staying away from soy products due to soy being one of the highest

GMO’d foods as well as adding hormones to our system that we don’t need. But, if you’re still

eating processed foods (which you shouldn’t be!) you need to know that soy oil is one of . . . → Read More: Thyroid Diet: Soybean Oil – One of the Most Harmful Ingredients

Hypothyroidism and Adrenal Fatigue — Are You In The 70%?

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 and Diet: Egg Yolks and Inflammation

When dealing with a thyroid condition, and other autoimmune diseases, you’ll find that foods that cause inflammation need to be side-stepped.

What is Inflammation?

Inflammation is the body’s first response to an injury or disease.  Inflammation informs you that you need to pay attention to an injured or diseased area so that you don’t continue to use it . . . → Read More: Thyroid Health and Diet: Egg Yolks and Inflammation

Thyroid Health and the Impact of Stress

 

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

Hypothyroid Symptoms

Hypothyroid Symptoms can seem unending until we know what to do to relieve and heal them.

The following are all some of the over 70 major symptoms and signs associated with an under active thyroid.

Some symptoms are more significant than others.

Depression Weight gain Difficulty losing weight Low energy – fatigue . . . → Read More: Hypothyroid Symptoms