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1. Artificial Sweeteners
Artificial sweeteners such as aspartame and sucralose are particularly harmful to anyone with a thyroid disorder and may actually initiate and exacerbate thyroid disorders.
2. Determining the Cause of Hypothyroidism
Some treated hypothyroid patients have no idea why they developed underactive thyroid glands. In most hypothyroid cases, a cause can be determined with medical investigation by treating doctors. Patients have a right to know why they have a disease that will need lifelong treatment.
3. Menstrual and Fertility Disorders
Thyroid function impacts fertility in both women and men. Thyroid disorders impact a women's menstrual cycle as does the excessive amounts of estrogen found in our environment. Bringing the body back to hormonal balance can eliminate menstrual problems and enhance fertility.
4. Adrenal Fatigue can Hinder Hypothyroid Treatment
Many hypothyroid patients have fatigued adrenals as a result of their body's struggle with thyroid disease and related inflammation. In some cases they see adrenal symptoms increase severely, once they begin thyroid hormone replacement therapy. Why does this happen and how can it be prevented?
5. Beyond TSH, T4 and T3 Blood Tests
What do you do if your standard thyroid blood tests come back in the normal range, but you don't feel normal? What tests should you ask for? What if your doctor won't conduct the tests? What can you do to help yourself?
6. Fulvic & Humic - Tips on Using
This article includes tips on taking fulvic and humic acids, where to purchase them, how fulvic and humic increase body alkalinity and may hasten weight loss, and why you might be able to decrease supplement intake when you start using fulvic and humic acids.
7. Treating Adrenal Fatigue Naturally or Medically
Adrenal fatigue is a subclinical form of insufficiency within the glands that produce the cortisol hormone, which aids the body in coping-with and recovering from stress. When levels of this hormone become mildly to moderately deficient, what treatments can one seek to see recovery?
8. Anxiety Attacks in Hashimotos Thyroiditis Patients
The relationship between hypothyroidism and anxiety symptoms is well established in medical research conclusions. Severe and chronic anxiety is not exclusive to hyperthyroid patients but also affects many that are hypothyroid.
Water is the most vital substance to life on earth. The human body is 70-80% water. Are you sure the water you are drinking is as safe as it can be? What can you do to ensure you are drinking the proper amount of water?
10. Toxic Halogens and Iodine
Iodine is necessary to support healthy thyroid function. Iodine also protects the body from three toxic halogens that are plentiful in our food, water and environment. What are the toxic halogens and how can you best minimize your exposure to them? There's also a nod to George Clooney.
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