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Hypothyroidism Type 2 Book Review
A review of Dr. Mark Starr's book, Hypothyroidism Type 2. He has extensively studied hypothyroidism in our population that has reached epidemic proportions. Most importantly, he recognizes that type 2 hypothyroidism is not detected by blood tests and outlines treatment recommendations.
Iodine Book Review
Book review of IODINE: Why You Need It - Why You Can't Live Without It by David Brownstein, M.D. Iodine deficiency has reached epidemic proportions. Dr. Brownstein outlines why this is occurring, illnesses that result from iodine deficiency and how to correct the problem.
Hyperparathyroidism and Hypothyroidism
Hyperparathyroid symptoms and Hypothyroid symtoms mimic each other. While some doctors do not believe in the relationship of the parathyroid and the thyroid glands other than their close proximity, other physicians draw a link to the calcium regulation function of both glands.
Thyroid disease often comes with many frustrating physical and emotional symptoms. Taking time to appreciate the good things in life and understanding the big picture from a new perspective can be helpful to the healing process.
Exposure to Nuclear Radiation
After the 8.9 magnitude earthquake in Japan, exposure to radiation leakage from damaged nuclear power plants is a very real threat. Prevent damage to your thyroid gland and reduce the risk of thyroid cancer by ensuring your body is protected from the toxic pollutants in the air.
Fibrocystic breast disease and breast cancer are common in women who suffer from thyroid disorders. Iodine deficiency has been found to be a cause of both thyroid disorders and breast disease. Iodine can be added to the diet through specific foods and supplements.
Could You Have a Thyroid Imbalance?
Thyroid imbalance is a common disorder. Physicians often rely solely on blood tests to determine thyroid function, instead of listening to the very real complaints of patients. Know the symptoms of a malfunctioning thyroid to help address your concerns with your doctor.
Perchlorate Inhibits Thyroid
Perchlorate is a toxic material that inhibits thyroid function. Groundwater and food supplies are being contaminated by perchlorate. The EPA is in the process of requiring Public Water Systems to monitor and treat perchlorate contamination. Iodine supplementation can protect the thyroid.
Iodine deficiency has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. Iodine deficiency is strongly linked to thyroid disorders as well as other serious diseases. Iodized salt is not a suitable source of iodine in the diet. Increasing iodine in the diet is extremely important.
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