Category Archives: Hormone Balancing

Hypothyroidism – What lifestyle changes can you make to improve your thyroid health?

Hypothyroidism – What lifestyle changes can you make to improve your thyroid health?

Hypothyroidism – What lifestyle changes can you make to improve your thyroid health? Lifestyle changes may not cure hypothyroidism, especially if it’s severe, but they certainly help to manage some of the symptoms.  In the last post of this series, I wanted to give you some practical ideas of changes you can make. The biggest…

Hypothyroidism – Supplements that can give a Boost

Hypothyroidism – Supplements that can give a Boost

Hypothyroidism – Supplements that can give a Boost In last week’s post, we talked about foods that can help heal low thyroid. A lot of the supplements I’ll discuss this week are similar but I’ll explain a little further. Vitamin D deficiency is very common in people with autoimmune thyroiditis as well as in people who…

Hypothyroidism and the Foods that Help Heal.

Hypothyroidism and the Foods that Help Heal.

Hypothyroidism and the Foods that Help Heal. So it’s been a couple of weeks since we’ve talked about the thyroid. You can catch up on what it is and what happens when things go wrong, in previous posts. Although what you eat may not actually reverse hypothyroidism, getting the nutrients you need can certainly help.…

Hormones – A Quick Overview

Hormones – A Quick Overview

Hormones – A Quick Overview Did you know that there are approximately 100 hormones in our bodies? I don’t want to overwhelm you so the main groups of hormones I’m focusing on today are sex, weight loss and stress hormones. Sex Hormones The main sex hormones are estrogen, progesterone and testosterone. Many of the common…

Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis and Hypothyroidism What happens when things go wrong

Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis and Hypothyroidism What happens when things go wrong

Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis and Hypothyroidism What happens when things go wrong The thyroid is a rather complicated issue. Hypothyroidism or Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis causes everything to slow down whereas Hyperthyroidism or Graves Disease causes everything to speed up. This sounds great when it comes to metabolism but can ultimately lead to hypothyroidism. More on that next week.…

Thyroid – What is it and what does it do?

Thyroid – What is it and what does it do?

Thyroid – What is it and what does it do? This series will be broken into two parts … hypothyroidism (which seems to cause more issues) and hyperthyroidism which can actually be quite dangerous. We’ll tackle hypothyroidism first starting next week. Now for some information on what the thyroid gland is and what it does.…