Understanding the cause of your hypothyroidism is the first step to effectively treating the problem. Find out more about seven common causes, and get effective strategies for dealing with them.
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.
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...
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.