9 Things You Don't Realize May Be Causing Your Thyroid Disease

9 Things You Don’t Realize May Be Causing Your Thyroid Disease

An estimated 27 million Americans alone have thyroid disease.  An additional 13 million are undiagnosed or misdiagnosed, and those numbers are on the rise.  Chances are, one out of five people you know have some sort of thyroid disease, are you one of them? The thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland sitting just above the trachea in the throat.  Three …

Is Your Liver Causing your Hypothyroidism?

Is Your Liver Causing your Hypothyroidism?

Everywhere I turn, I run into a woman who has a thyroid issue. Are you that woman?  Are you the one who goes to your medical doctor who runs a thyroid panel and says you’re either “within range” with her numbers, or you’re hypothyroid.  The doctor then proceeds to prescribe you Synthroid or another synthetic thyroid medication. Heck, you may …

Is Your Doctor or Practitioner Still Missing Something?

Is Your Doctor or Practitioner Still Missing Something?

I guarantee that in most cases, the answer to the question above is a resounding “YES!” If you feel like awful, and your doctor tells you that your test results are “normal,” and/or suggests you will feel better by taking these medications, then he/she is likely missing something. He/she is likely missing that you are hypothyroidal. A perfect example is …

It’s Never as Simple as Going Paleo or Gluten-Free

It’s Never as Simple as Going Paleo or Gluten-Free

We see so many women who are being held back from experiencing more thyroid healing naturally, because their minds are still seeing the journey all wrong. Restoring thyroid wellness and metabolic function will never be as simple as “going paleo or gluten-free.” It will never be as simple as making a few nutrition changes here and there. That is just …

Why You Shouldn’t Buy Into the Propaganda of Alkaline Water

Why You Shouldn’t Buy Into the Propaganda of Alkaline Water

For several years now, many in the health field have been pushing the idea of alkalinity into millions of homes. Absolutely, there are many benefits to keeping your body somewhat alkaline, like increased energy, decreased risk of disease, improved bone and tissue health, killing candida (yeast), improved digestion and better mental acuity. And the chances are, your body is more …

The Truth About Gluten

The Truth About Gluten

Having grown up in an Italian family in North Jersey, nothing could compare to the smell and taste of the fresh Italian bread baking in Mom’s oven. (Well, maybe the sauce to dip it in, but that’s a different story). I remember many Sunday mornings taking a short drive with my father to the bagel store to pick up a …

Diving Into The Dairy Debate: Is Dairy Good or Bad For You?

Diving Into The Dairy Debate: Is Dairy Good or Bad For You?

For years, our homes have been pumped full of misleading information regarding our “need” for milk and dairy by the dairy industry, their lobbyists, the federal government, and the food pyramid. “Milk, it does the body good” is what they’ve told us – but does it really? The human race is the only species on this planet that drinks milk …

Hypothyroidism & Hashimoto’s: Secondary Conditions

Hypothyroidism & Hashimoto’s: Secondary Conditions

Tips for keeping your thyroid gland, the primary gland controlling metabolic rate within the body, in optimal health. Physical and mental fatigue, depression, poor exercise recovery and wound healing, dry skin, loss of hair, constipation, weight gain and prone to infections; all symptoms of hypothyroidism.  The thyroid gland is the primary gland controlling metabolic rate within the body; cellular metabolism.  …