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Category: Thyroid

Functional Medicine Approach to addressing your thyroid issues. A comprehensive Guide with Symptoms, Tests, Solutions, Supplements.

How Not to get the Flu if you have a Thyroid Disorder

Thyroid Hormones play an important role in our body’s health. They are involved in regulating metabolism, and are vital for growth, development and also proper of various body functions. People who have thyroid issues especially low thyroid also have poor immune function and thus are more susceptible to infections, especially viral infections.  Flu season is here and you might have already heard that there have been several cases of…

Are You Taking The Right Selenium Supplement For Your Thyroid?

Inside: Selenium and its role in thyroid health, especially its importance in autoimmune thyroid conditions. Does taking selenium supplement to improve thyroid health ? What is the best form of selenium and whats the correct dosage! Selenium is an important micronutrient, that has multiple functions in our body. Over the last several years its role has been studied in human physiology, and scientific reports have revealed its crucial role in the…

Zinc For Thyroid Heath – The Best form of Zinc Supplement and Dosage?

Inside: Zinc is an important supplement for thyroid health. Different forms of Zinc exist, so here we discuss which is best form and the right dosage of Zinc for thyroid health. Thyroid disorder is one of the most common autoimmune diseases at this point in the country. It affects mainly females and the incidence is rising rapidly. Most of the time the only treatment available for hypothyroidism is taking thyroid…

4 Toxins in Household Things that are Damaging your Thyroid

Inside: 4 Toxins in your home that are potentially hurting your thyroid, which should be acted upon immediately. Interstingly these are preseant in the most common used items in our lives, ones we use every single day, so the exposure to these chemicals is very high in ammount. Thyroid disorders especially the Hashimoto’s and Graves have been linked to environmental triggers. It has been proposed that a lot…

Are these Supplements Hurting your Thyroid?

Inside: 6 Supplements which hurt thyroid in various ways. Including diagnosis of thyroid disorder, functioning of thyroid, and interfering thyroid medicines. Hypothyroidism is such a common condition especially affecting middle-aged females. When looking for answers of why females are developing more and more thyroid problems it has been seen the environmental factors can play an important role in this. Various environmental factors that can affect thyroid include diet, iodine…

Can I take Levothyroxine with Coffee in the Morning?

Inside: Evaluating if taking levothyroxine with coffee is fine or not! How in hypothyroidism, coffee can interfere with the absorption of Synthroid. And finally — can you drink decaffeinated coffee with levothyroxine?  If you have been diagnosed with hypothyroidism or underactive thyroid then the most common treatment is to support thyroid with levothyroxine. Hypothyroidism is a very common condition and more and more people, especially females are on thyroid…

How much Vit B12 should you take for Hypothyroidism.

Inside: Underactive thyroid and its connection with B12 deficiency. What are low B12 and thyroid symptoms? Also how much and what form of B12 to take to support thyroid. Vitamin B12 deficiency is very commonly associated with Thyroid disorders. Especially in autoimmune thyroid disease like Hashimoto’s; the prevalence of vitamin B12 deficiency is very high.  The worst part is that the symptoms of B12 deficiency can sometimes be…

Thyroid Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Inside: The Connection between thyroid and stomach problems, mainly IBS, and how hypothyroidism can lead to stomach bloating, gas, constipation and water retention. If you’ve been diagnosed with a malfunctioning thyroid, hypo- or hyperactive, it’s likely that there are other symptoms you are struggling with. Malfunctioning thyroid manifests itself by its effects on other organs and systems in the body. The thyroid dysfunction stomach symptoms include –constipation…

The Association Between Gluten and the Development of Hashimoto’s Disease.

Inside: How Gluten affects the on the onset development of Hashimoto‘s and Graves‘s disease. An association between these thyroid disorders and gluten is a little unpopular, but very strong. Many Epidemiological Studies have recognized recently a steady increase in the occurrence of diverse Autoimmune Endocrine Disorders, such as — autoimmune thyroid disease OR “AITD”. AITD occurs due to many different factors including genetic and environmental factors like &#8212…

6 Benefits of Garlic for your Thyroid Disease.

Inside: 6 Benefits of Garlic for people suffering from thyroid issues, supported by research; including Grave’s and Hashimoto’s Disease. Garlic is such an important food in our diet as it has so many different benefits attached to it. Not only garlic gives that wonderful flavour to your food, but did you know it can also support and protect your thyroid! Garlic benefits are numerous and it…