How YOU Can Help Hashimoto’s Research Project Improve Lives Of Thousands Thyroid Patients

As a Hashimoto’s patient you may be well aware that without new studies and reliable research data we may never change the way our current standard medical care treats hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s patients. I am happy to tell you that today you have a rare opportunity to make your personal contribution to a Hashimoto’s research project and voice your opinion. Furthermore, a health communication researcher asks to share your experience with autoimmune thyroid disease and how it affects one … [Read more...]

Why Improvement Of Thyroid Function Does Not Always Result In Weight Loss

Many women who have hypothyroidism are frustrated that they cannot lose weight even after their thyroid function has improved while on medication. According to testimonials of many thyroid patients, some of them “cannot lose weight no matter what they do” and others, at their best lose only a minor portion of weight that they gained during the time of being hypothyroid. Research studies confirm that weight loss after treatment of hypothyroidism with thyroid medication is moderate. It is … [Read more...]

How Hypothyroidism Affects The Quality Of YOUR Life?

Hypothyroidism affects quality of life in many different ways. All parts of the body work as an entity. Upon slowing down of the thyroid gland and low thyroid hormone production the body goes into the energy preserving mode. This affects the function of all organs including muscles, gut, brain, adrenals and heart causing a variety of symptoms that are different from person to person. Never the less, there is subclinical hypothyroidism. As it name suggests it tends to trouble doctors to … [Read more...]

How Estrogen Dominance Can Ruin Your Thyroid Health

In the medical world high estrogen levels refer to the estrogen dominance which is a condition where the amount of estrogen is not balanced by a sufficient amount of progesterone. Estrogen is a "female" hormone that occurs naturally in both men and women. There are three major types of estrogen: estradiol, estrone and estriol that are produced in the proportion 15/15/70 by the woman’s body. All three hormones are necessary for optimal health, however high levels of estrogen can cause many … [Read more...]

Thyroid Healing: Why We Don’t Heal And How We Can

Working to improve your thyroid health is not always easy. In fact, contrary to a common belief that thyroid problems are simple and easy to treat, most of the time it can be difficult. It starts from being properly diagnosed, when many people cannot get it right for years going from one doctor to another. And continues with one-fit-all treatment approach that conventional medicine has to offer and fails for most patients to produce the results they want. Doctors solely rely on TSH or in the … [Read more...]

Announcing FREE Thyroid Community Calls

On Tuesday November 6th 2012 Magdalena Wszelaki a Thyroid Diet Coach will be launching FREE Thyroid Community Calls. Thyroid Community Calls were created to nurture the sense of community amongst women (and a few good men) who actively seek: • SUPPORT • ANSWERS • KNOWLEDGE These will be 60-minute calls held twice every month; every first Tuesday and third Thursday of the moon. Once you register for one Community Call, you will be getting reminders about the next calls. The … [Read more...]

A Simple Trick How To Lose Weight Without Dieting

I know that if you have hypothyroidism you are very sceptical about the weight loss, especially after struggling for years, trying many diets and “magic tricks” that didn't work to begin with or getting the results that didn't last long. Today I will share with you a simple trick how to lose weight without dieting that works for everyone and every time while it is healthy, legal and even supports your thyroid, adrenals and overall health: You don’t have to take any diet pills, herbs or … [Read more...]

A Hidden Trigger Of Autoimmune Thyroid Disease You Cannot Ignore

Thyroid autoimmune disease occurs as a result of a complex interaction between genetic and environmental factors. While Hashimoto’s disease runs in the family, having family members who have thyroid disease does not necessarily mean that you will get the disease. At the same time, not having genetic predisposition doesn't guarantee that you'll have a thyroid problem. So what puts you and your children at risk for the autoimmune thyroid disease such as Hashimoto’s? There is a growing number … [Read more...]

Are You Depressed? Here Is Why It Could Be Your Thyroid

Depression is the most common condition seen in general medical practice. About 10% of people experience depression over a lifetime. Studies show that up to 50% of patients with depression have a physical disorder that is either a direct cause of their depression or a major contributing factor. Successful treatment of the underlying medical condition can bring relief of depression most of the time. Despite this fact, if the medical history does not reveal any obvious cause of depression … [Read more...]

Thyroid Disease And Other Causes Of Insomnia In Women

Sleep disturbance or insomnia is a common disorder when women have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep or both. After headaches and colds it ranks third as the most common complaint in the doctor's office. One out of 8 people seeks professional assistance for chronic insomnia at least once in their life time. Between 49% and 69% of people reported to have occasional sleep disturbances. Insomnia occur more frequently in women than men. Insomnia is closely connected to thyroid disorders, … [Read more...]

9 Natural Ways to Improve Sleep and Get Back to Sleeping Like a Baby

Guest Post by Karen Brimeyer, Holistic Nutritionist and Functional Medicine Practitioner Are you surprised to learn that there are 84 classifications of sleep disorders? I sure am. In fact, there are over 42 million people suffer from a chronic sleep disorder. But you might be even more surprised to find that the majority of those people are also unknowingly suffering from Leaky Gut. If you want to learn how to improve sleep, read on. You may think that your lack of sleep is no big deal … [Read more...]

Menopause or thyroid?

Menopause is the transition from reproductive to non-reproductive phase which refers to the natural part of the aging and is a normal life stage of every woman. However, there is a large individual variation and each woman experiences menopause in a different way. One woman may go smoothly through these hormonal changes, while another can suffer with many debilitating symptoms until she receives proper treatment. Stages of menopause Perimenopause is a transitional period from a normal to … [Read more...]

Hormonal Imbalances In Young Women And How To Fix It

More and more women experience symptoms of hormonal imbalances years ahead of menopause in their mid-thirties. The common health issues are fatigue, night sweats, insomnia, painful periods, low libido, migraine, infertility, mood swings and weight gain. Most of these complaints are in fact, estrogen dominance symptoms when the action of estrogen is not compensated by sufficient amounts of progesterone. Both hormones estrogen and progesterone are necessary for optimal health. Estrogen is a … [Read more...]

Clinical signs of hypothyroidism

Both symptoms and signs are indicators of abnormalities in the patient’s health condition that are widely used for establishing the connection to thyroid disease or other possible disorders. However, the difference between a symptom and a sign is often misunderstood. A symptom is a health abnormality which is a subjective experience of the patient that other people can’t see and independently verify. For example, fatigue is a common hypothyroid symptom and is present in many other diseases. … [Read more...]

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