Category Archives for "Thyroid"

How to Keep Your Thyroid Healthy

The thyroid is a small gland in the front of the neck that releases hormones that control metabolism and regulate vital body functions, such as breathing, heart rate, body weight, and muscle strength. Over 12% of people will have some sort of thyroid problem in their lifetime, and thyroid disorders are more common among women […]

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Test Your Thyroid Levels in the Morning for Best Results

If you’re getting your TSH levels checked to monitor your thyroid health, it’s best to get that done in the morning. Otherwise your results may come back normal even though you have hypothyroidism. All the body’s hormones follow a daily rhythm, including thyroid hormone. This means there are times of the day when it naturally […]

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Thyroid and Sleep: Can Hypothyroidism Cause Insomnia?

When it comes to your thyroid and sleep, most people associate an overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism) with insomnia because it can cause feelings of nervousness and anxiety, making it harder to fall asleep. However, what many patients don’t realize is that an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) is more commonly associated with insomnia. In this blog, we will […]

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Fatigued? Weight Gain? We Offer Thyroid Testing

If you’re suffering from a thyroid condition, you are not alone. It is estimated that 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease, with up to 60% of them unaware of their condition. Going undiagnosed can put patients at risk for serious conditions, such as osteoporosis, infertility, and cardiovascular diseases. Thyroid problems are much […]

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Anemia, Inflammation, and Autoimmune Diseases

The first thing we usually think of when we think of managing an auto immune disease is eating anti-inflammatory foods. People don’t typically think of anemia as an important player in autoimmune recovery, but it can actually be very consequential. There are many types of anemia, not just iron-deficiency anemia and some types are associated […]

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Thyroid Deficiency

The thyroid gland impacts every function in the body because it controls metabolism. Having thyroid levels in optimal range is critical for good health and well-being. Low thyroid levels can cause increased cortisol levels which can lead to adrenal fatigue. Thyroid Deficiency symptoms include- Cold Intolerance, Cold Hands and Feet Fatigue Constipation Depression Brain Fog […]

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