Thyroid

Approximately 2 billion of the world’s population is iodine deficient

According to the most recent NHANES surveys, urinary iodine levels have dropped in the U.S. by half since the 1970s, and nearly 10% of the population has some degree of iodine deficiency. Iodine deficiency is resurfacing in developed countries like the U.S. and Western Europe as efforts are made to reduce the consumption of iodine-containing salt and foods (eggs and dairy) to lower blood pressure and blood lipids.

Hypothyroidism

Is Hypothyroidism Sabotaging Your Weight Loss

Sometimes diet and exercise aren’t the sole answers to slimming away those unwanted pounds. The simple truth is that several common hormone imbalances can undermine even the most enthusiastic attempts at losing weight.

 

 What do you really know about your thyroid hormones?

Your thyroid gland is a small butterfly-shaped gland that is located at the base of your neck, just below your Adam's Apple. Though it might not seem so, your thyroid is one of the most important glands in your body. It has a part to play in nearly every system and function, and any imbalances can easily cause a chain reaction affecting your health and well-being, both mentally and physically.

An estimated 10 million Americans have a thyroid problem, but the majority are not yet aware of it.

Thyroid Games: Targeting the Enemies of Healthy Thyroid Function

The average person who can't lose weight often has a thyroid hormone imbalance.

We ask our doctor to run a test, and lo' and behold' the results often come back "normal".

How can this be we ask, especially when weight gain continues to be an issue and/or we suffer from other hypothyroid hallmarks - feeling cold, old, stressed and depressed?

Do you have a good doctor? 

Tired of Looking for Answers to Why You Feel Tired, Moody, Pudgy and Just Plain Crappy From Docs Who Say “Everything is Normal?” and you know it is not. 
What if it wasn’t just an age thing, an all-in-your-head thing? 

Depression, this country's most common mental health condition, is frequently caused by thyroid imbalance.

Thyroid problems are extremely common and often hidden. Thyroid imbalance often causes mental imbalance.