Thyroid Health

Digging Deeper into Mental Wellness Research

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Mental health disorders are determined by a variety of different tests and evaluations. In a thorough mental health screening, your doctor may first examine you physically to determine whether the problems you are facing are of a physical nature and whether they may be contributing to your symptoms. Next, there may be a series of laboratory tests which can check the function of your thyroid as well as hormones and other related issues. Finally, a complete psychological evaluation may be ordered where a physician speaks to you about your symptoms, feelings, behaviors and other issues. Often it can be tricky...

Adrenal & Thyroid-Heart Connection

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  Like many people, you may think that all you need to worry about when it comes to the health of your heart is your cholesterol levels, your weight, how much exercise you get and smoking. But there are other factors that affect your heart. Perhaps most overlooked is your stress level. Your stress level, or perhaps more importantly, how you handle your stress level, is just as important for maintaining a healthy heart. Unmanaged stress can do severe damage to your heart over time. Find ways to manage your stress level in a positive way or your health will suffer...

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Essential Oils for Gut, Thyroid and Adrenal

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Did you know that gut issues can cause thyroid and adrenal diseases? Leaky gut syndrome affects millions of Americans who don’t even know it. It can cause adrenal problems which increase your feelings of fatigue, and thyroid diseases like Hashimoto’s and Hypothyroidism. By identifying your leaky gut syndrome you can begin to make the changes to your diet that will help you maintain healthy thyroid and adrenal systems. If you don’t even know you have a problem, you’ll never be able to address the symptoms associated with it. Leaky gut syndrome can lead to Hypothyroidism, which is related to having...

The Thyroid-Skin Connection

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Did you know that the health of your skin is directly connected to how well your thyroid is performing? If your thyroid is unhealthy, it will contribute to your skin being unhealthy. If you want to get healthy glowing skin, it’s important to do what you can for a healthy thyroid. An unhealthy thyroid may cause your skin to dry out and form wrinkles prematurely. It can cause fluid retention and swelling of the skin. Your eyes may have bags and your skin may swell and bloat in different parts of the body, especially lower extremities. If you experience these...

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The Thyroid Connection to Type 2 Diabetes

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[Izabella Wentz, PharmD,  is speaking at The Diabetes World Summit (March 23-31, online and free) on Tuesday, March 24. Click here to register for free! Continue reading to learn more about Dr. Wentz’s work.] Diabetes is reaching epidemic levels as almost twenty-six million Americans (or about eight percent of the population), suffer from the disease. Type 2 diabetes can lead to a variety of serious medical problems affecting your heart, eyes, kidneys, and nervous system. Did you know that research indicates diabetics generally suffer from increased rates of thyroid disorders? The reason is that healthy thyroid function is dependent on normal...

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