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.
Do you have high cholesterol? Are you concerned about your heart health? Get your thyroid tested. Thyroid hormones play a major role in lipid metabolism and are one of the major causes of high cholesterol.
Many factors influence thyroid function and research suggests that gut health may be a key player. Learn how healing your gut can improve your thyroid.
In this podcast Dr. Amy Nett and I will discuss the thyroid physiology behind subclinical hypothyroidism and its clinical consequences.