Do you have dry feet? You are not alone; this problem is quite common. This is because the feet have fewer oil glands than other areas of the body. In addition, they experience daily wear and tear. Continue reading
Many people naturally feel colder than others. While it may seem like there’s no discernible cause, it’s possible that this cold intolerance is coming from an underlying condition. Here are five possible reasons why you feel colder than usual, and what you can do about it. (h/t to MedicalNewsToday.com) Continue reading
A groundbreaking clinical trial indicates that the most common cause of hypothyroidism (Hashimoto’s disease) may be improved with the addition of only two grams of powdered black seed daily Continue reading
Hypothyroidism is a condition wherein the thyroid glands do not produce enough hormones to sustain metabolic functions. As a result, people with this condition may experience a wide array of symptoms like fatigue, constipation, aches and pains, and depression. While this disease can affect both sexes, it is especially common in women and is normally treated with hormone replacement medication. However, this treatment is not without side effects — especially if the patient misses a pill. Forgetting a dose may wreak havoc to the body and produce more symptoms. Continue reading
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Vertical ridges or white spots on your nails are usually harmless
If your nails curve upward with a spoon-like appearance it may be due to iron-deficiencyanemia, hemochromatosis (excess iron absorption), heart disease, or hypothyroidism Continue reading
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Research links fluoridated water consumption to endocrine dysfunction, hypothyroidism, ADHD, and reduced IQ Continue reading
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Humans are adapted to sunlight as a complex stimulus that helps keep your body healthy. Exposure to the 1500 wavelengths in sunlight enables your body to react in a balanced and beneficial way Continue reading
While there is no “magic pill” for thyroid disease, some factors may influence the effectiveness of your thyroid medication.
When you are first diagnosed with a thyroid condition, a prescription for medication becomes much like Continue reading
Hypothyroidism, or underactive thyroid, is a very common problem, and there are many reasons for this, including drinking chlorinated and fluoridated water, and eating brominated flour Continue reading
For those diagnosed with high triglycerides, it’s important to take action to lower your levels and improve your heart health.
Triglyceride is just a fancy word for fat — the fat in our bodies is stored in the form of triglycerides. Triglycerides are found in foods and manufactured in our bodies. Normal triglyceride levels Continue reading
It should be outrageous to think that the very water we drink is poisoned—but the water actually is. Although calcium fluoride is found naturally in underground and ocean water, the sodium fluoride added to the public water supply is virtually toxic, a wolf in the sheep’s garb of improved dental health. Continue reading
One of the fastest growing health conditions in the US is hypothyroidism. The most common symptoms experienced are lethargy, depression and weight gain. Some of the newest reports are estimating that 15-30% of the population may have thyroid problems. An anti-inflammatory diet and lifestyle provide natural solutions to boost thyroid function.
The thyroid gland is one of the most sensitive regions of the body to environmental toxins. The most common environmental toxins affecting thyroid function include:
Industrial Pollutants in Air & Water
Ionizing Radiation from medical devices and microwaves
Heavy Metals such as Mercury, Lead, & Aluminum
Perfluorooctanoate (PFOA) and other chemicals in non-stick pans
Fluoride in water, toothpaste, Continue reading
They’re one of the most important parts of our body when it comes to day-to-day activities; without them we couldn’t cut vegetables, grip pliers, or text our friends. They’re revealing, too: Not only do scars and age spots recount our personal history but mystics all the way back to prehistory have “read” our futures in their lines and whorls.
But what if your hands could say more about you than that? What if, looking down at your palms and the five digits attached to them, you could discover early signs of dangerous diseases you didn’t yet know you had? “It used to be common for doctors to look at the hands for important clues to overall health,” says endocrinologist Kenneth Blanchard of Continue reading
Unexplained, excessive hair loss can be worrying and scary. The good news is, there’s often a way to fix it. Everyone loses hair. It happens during your morning shower, while you’re blowing it dry, or when you give it a quick brush—and that’s normal. “On average, we lose fifty to a hundred hairs a day,” says Francesca Fusco, MD, a New York City dermatologist who specializes in hair loss. “That’s just hair going through its cycles, and there will be a new one to replace it.” But hair loss may be a sign of a more serious medical condition that needs an evaluation by a dermatologist and possible treatment. Here are six causes of hair loss and how to Continue reading