Thyroid function is back in recent news. In March of 2022, the EPA chose not to regulate perchlorate levels in drinking water. Current evidence shows that 16 million Americans may be exposed to unsafe amounts of it. Perchlorate is a known disruptor of thyroid function.
Wouldn’t it be great if all health problems could be solved by vitamins? I wish that were true. There are countless situations in which diet and lifestyle changes improve health. There are many situations where poor quality diets lead to health problems.
Stress is a big deal. It leads to everything you and I want to avoid – weight gain, fatigue, depression, chronic disease – all of it.
When was your last neck check? Has it been over a month? If so, you are due. Among women, no other types of cancer are increasing faster than thyroid cancer. The goal is early detection and a large number of those lucky enough to catch it early catch it during […]
L-Citrulline (Citrulline malate) is an amino acid that has been shown to improve energy levels, exercise capacity, blood sugar regulation, erectile function, cardiac health, and cancer risk. This article will explain its role in the human body and share evidence about its benefits.
Thankfully more and more practitioners offer nutrient tests. Yet they can be tricky. Not all tests are helpful and not all results can be taken at face value. Here are five standard tests that can be highly misleading and how to better understand them.
Many have come to realize that a healthy body depends on a healthy gut. We now know that the intestinal flora regulates the immune system and has a role to play in every part of the body. In the early days of research on gut flora, it seemed that the […]
Graves disease can be scary. It often starts off with terrible symptoms like a racing heart and a sensation of panic. All too often people who have it go on for some time before getting answers. The core message I’d like to share is that Graves’ disease is treatable. Most […]
The awareness of thyroid disease is at an all time high. Most people who see functional medicine practitioners are given full screens for thyroid disease and many of them end up with positive antibodies. These people are often not sure what these antibodies mean to their thyroid function or general […]
Thyroid nodules are important because they are usually the first sign of thyroid cancer. Among all cancer types including breast, uterine, and colorectal, none are increasing as fast as thyroid cancer. The best thing you can do to lower your risk is to find out if you have thyroid nodules […]