Iodine and Hypothyroidism

Constant Iodine in Our Diets Can be a Problem, Especially for Women with Hypothyroidism. If you are a woman with thyroid problems that don't seem to stay in control, look for a major suspect in your kitchen cupboard: iodinated table salt. Once thought to prevent thyroid problems, little attention … [Read more...]

How Much Soy is Too Much Soy?

While deep-pocketed soy marketers cook up even more ways to ingest the bean, there is, unfortunately, little data as what constitutes an appropriate level of soy intake. Soy Online Service cautions that even 30 milligrams of soy isoflavones a day can wreak havoc on the body’s hormonal balance. It … [Read more...]

A Holistic Approach to a Thyroid Problem

One of the most common forms of thyroid problem is hypothyroidism or an under active thyroid gland. The most prevalent form of hypothyroidism is Thyroiditis or Hashimoto’s Disease, an auto immune disease affecting the thyroid gland. Hypothyroidism can also be caused by a thyroid gland that is … [Read more...]

Is Your Weight Loss Canary Suffering?

There's no doubt that thyroid disease is on the rise. Now the question is why? The reason your weight loss attempts might not be working is because your weight loss canary might be suffering...let me explain. From the research I've reviewed and the patients I've seen in the last 20 years, it's … [Read more...]

Thyroid Disease, a Naturopathic Answer

Thyroid disease, malfunctions of the thyroid gland, hyperthyroid (overactive) or hypothyroid (underactive) are showing signs in our population of becoming an epidemic says a "The Colorado Thyroid Disease Prevalence Study." This is a trend across the board in American health, where we are seeing many … [Read more...]

Alternative Therapies for Hypothyroidism

In recent times, there has been so much focus on the effect of alternative remedies in treating ailments generally.  Some even make claims that orthodox medicine cannot make. This has of course led to most people looking for alternative medicines and solutions to their ailments. Fortunately, some … [Read more...]

Alternative Therapies for Thyroid Disease and Disorders

An overactive (Hyperthyroidism) or underactive (Hypothyroidism) thyroid can result in increased allergies, skin problems, fatigue, nervousness, gastrointestinal problems, sleeping too much or too little, gaining or losing weight, swelling, and various types of pain. Of these two, hypothyroidism … [Read more...]

Hypothyroidism Foods to Avoid

If you suffer from hypothyroidism, do you know which foods to avoid so you don't stop your medication from working as prescribed? Foods are like medication - and the following list contains those that are stuffed with goitrogens, nasty little chemicals that can block your thyroid (and medication) … [Read more...]

Acupuncture for Thyroid Disease and Disorders

Women are about four times more likely than men to suffer hyperthyroid disorders, eight times more likely to suffer hypothyroidism, and about twice as likely as men to suffer thyroid tumors. Approximately half the cases of thyroid disease involve hyperthyroidism and the other half involve … [Read more...]