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Scars that result from surgery are badges of courage. Thyroid surgery creates a scar across the front of the neck which can cause emotional and physical trauma. Knowing what to expect after surgery and tips on healing are included in this article.
Water is the most vital substance to life on earth. The human body is 70-80% water. Are you sure the water you are drinking is as safe as it can be? What can you do to ensure you are drinking the proper amount of water?
Hair loss is a common symptom for people suffering from hypothyroidism. Hair loss may be one of the first symptoms people notice prior to being diagnosed with hypothyroidism. When thyroid medication returns the thyroid to balance, hair regrowth generally occurs within six months.
Hashimoto's Disease is an autoimmune disorder. The body creates cells which attack the thyroid gland as in invader, causing damage to the thyroid and leading to symptoms of hypothyroidism. It is important to initiate a protocol for treating this disorder early to prevent on-going damage.
The G Free Diet Book Review
Elisabeth Hasselbeck has written a wonderful book providing great detail and information about succeeding with a gluten free diet. Whether the reader has celiac disease, like Hasselbeck, or gluten intolerance issues, The G Free Diet will provide tips for ensuring success in living gluten free.
Mercury exposure is a serious health risk - linked to many forms of autoimmune illnesses. Mercury dental amalgams are the greatest source of mercury toxicity in humans. The World Health Organization states that there is no safe level of exposure to mercury. There is a solution.
Autoimmune Disorders and Gluten Intolerance
Gluten Intolerance and/or Celiac Disease can cause several autoimmune disorders, including Hashimoto's and Grave's Disease. Avoiding gluten can lessen the symptoms associated with these disorders and can even cause an improvement in thyroid function. I share my personal experience with gluten.
Soy is Harmful to Thyroid Function
Non-fermented soy products induce hypothyroidism in patients previously not exhibiting thyroid disorders and inhibit the effectiveness of thyroid medications. Avoiding non-fermented soy foods is the safest way to avoid the damaging effects. Most importantly, avoid soy infant formula.
Menstrual and Fertility Disorders
Thyroid function impacts fertility in both women and men. Thyroid disorders impact a women's menstrual cycle as does the excessive amounts of estrogen found in our environment. Bringing the body back to hormonal balance can eliminate menstrual problems and enhance fertility.
Gluten intolerance and celiac disease is a common condition for people who have thyroid disorders. Learning how to eliminate gluten from the diet may be extremely helpful in minimizing the symptoms associated with autoimmune disorders.
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