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...]

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...]

4 Thyroid Related Causes Of Low Back Pain You Need To Know

The symptoms of hypothyroidism can be quite varied from person to person; some may even seem unrelated to thyroid problems and therefore dismissed as irrelevant. However, if a connection to the thyroid is overlooked, any treatment with medication can be ineffective. Many thyroid patients do not realize that the persistent low back pain may be related to hypothyroidism. Often, it becomes chronic because the source of the pain has not been correctly identified. To know how to deal with low … [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...]

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. [Tweet "#Thyroid related #insomnia occurs more frequently in women than men"] Insomnia is closely … [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...]

Are you in pain? What low thyroid, fibromyalgia and trigger points have in common

According to pain clinics, most common everyday aches and pains are caused by small contraction knots in the muscle tissue called myofascial trigger points. Pain is often misdiagnosed because the referred pain from the trigger points mimics the symptoms of many common diseases and conditions including hypothyroidism and fibromyalgia. Trigger points are known to cause: Dizziness, imbalance, nausea, headaches, migraines Neck and jaw pain Low back pain, scoliosis Tennis elbow and … [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...]