What is hyperthyroidism? Find out what causes it, how it is treated in conventional medicine, and how a Functional Medicine approach can improve symptoms and potentially reverse the disease’s course.
Women with undiagnosed and untreated thyroid disease are at risk for a number of serious conditions, including infertility. Find out why hypothyroidism and infertility are linked, and get advice on how to correct the issue.
A new study from Angie Alt and Dr. Rob Abbott shows promising results for the autoimmune protocol (AIP) diet as a way to treat Hashimoto’s disease. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk...
Hashimoto’s is the most common cause of thyroid disorders in the nation—and it can cause disruptive symptoms well before a conventional doctor would make a diagnosis or offer treatment. And that’s where the functional approach...
Goitrogenic foods can be a problem for people with thyroid issues. Check out this infographic for information on which foods are goitrogenic, how you can limit their effects, and who should be extra-concerned about goitrogens.
Are you one of the 20 million Americans with thyroid disease? You may be missing a piece of the thyroid puzzle—chronic stress. Learn about the stress–thyroid connection and get tips on reducing stress.
Note: This article originally published in July 2010, was updated in 2018 to include recent research. The original iodine/selenium discussion still stands.
When lab results for thyroid function come back as “normal,” it’s easy to assume that everything is functioning well. However, there are several different reasons these results can be misleading.
The green smoothie fad has taken the world by storm, but these drinks have a dark side that people aren’t aware of. Learn about why these beverages may not be conducive to optimal health.