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Nov

Why Traditional Doctors Misdiagnose Hashimoto’s Autoimmune Thyroid Disorders

What is Hashimoto’s? Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis is an autoimmune condition where the body mistakenly attacks its own thyroid tissues. The destruction of the thyroid tissues is generally slow, and if caught early, can generally be successfully resolved with integrative me...

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18

Nov

The Thyroid Hormone-Weight loss Connection

What does the thyroid do? Your thyroid works in concert with your hypothalamus and pituitary to control your metabolism. When your thyroid receives a message from your pituitary in the form of TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone), it will take the mineral iodine and the amino acid t...

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18

Nov

Is Your Thyroid Causing Your Anxiety and Depression Symptoms?

Whether you have a general sense of anxiety, debilitating panic attacks, depression, or another mood disorder, finding the root cause of your ailment allows you and your doctor to find the most effective mode of treatment.  Anxiety in America Anxiety, which includes generali...

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18

Nov

Is Your Thyroid Causing Constipation and Poor Gut Health?

If you have been suffering from gut issues, whether they only started a few months ago or they have been going on for years, it is worth looking in to your thyroid health as there is a strong connection between the gut and the thyroid. How Does My Thyroid Affect My Gut Health? Co...

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18

Nov

Are Dysregulated Thyroid Hormones Causing Your Hair to Fall Out?

Losing your hair can be frustrating and embarrassing. While companies love to sell products that supposedly address this issue, your best bet is to find the root cause and then address it from there.  Possible reasons for hair loss Genetics: There appears to be a genetic...

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18

Nov

NeuroHormone Complete Plus Testing

Neurotransmitters are the brain chemicals which help the transmission of signals from one neuron to the next.  They work with the receptors in the brain to influence and regulate processes throughout the body like mental performance, emotions, pain response, and energy level...

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18

Nov

Serotonin & Dopamine: The Feel-Good Neurotransmitters

How Neurotransmitters Work Neurotransmitters carry, boost, and balance signals between neurons and affect heart rate, sleep, appetite, mood, and hunger.  The nervous system transmits messages between neurons; communication between two neurons occurs in the synaptic cleft (th...

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Category: Anxiety


18

Nov

Testosterone 101

What is testosterone? Testosterone is considered the key male sex hormone regulating fertility, muscle mass, fat distribution and red blood cell production.  Testosterone is associated with sex drive and plays a role in sperm production. Levels of testosterone tend to drop w...

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18

Nov

The Functional Nutrition Approach to PCOS

PCOS Causes Polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS is an endocrine and metabolic condition that creates a hormonal imbalance.  PCOS is the most common form of hormonal imbalance in women of reproductive age, affecting from 5-15% of women.  While some people develop cysts on...

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18

Nov

Gut-Brain Connection

The brain has a direct connection to the stomach and intestines.  Just as the brain sends signals to the stomach to release enzymes with thoughts of foods, the connection goes in both directions.  An intestine with issues sends signals to the brain, causing anxiety, str...

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