Keep Your Thyroid out of the Bedroom

Your thyroid condition can be responsible for a whole bunch of symptoms that seem unrelated at first glance, and all of them are equally frustrating. I hate to add to the list, but a recent study found that low libido can be a sign of thyroid dysfunction. Although your thyroid is mostly responsible for metabolic activity, its influence spreads to …

Lost Sleep? Better Go Find It, Or You Might Be At Risk for Diabetes.

If you find yourself tossing and turning every night, you’re probably at risk for developing diabetes. Insomnia and restless sleep have had a widely known connection to type 2 diabetes for quite some time, but the theories as to why these two issues are intertwined are not so set in stone. Picture this: You’ve been up for hours. You got …

The Top 3 Risk Factors for Hashimoto’s

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is the leading cause of low-thyroid symptoms is the US. Autoimmune diseases like HT are multifactorial, meaning the disease has no singular primary cause. While there are endless options for the imbalances and conditions that contribute to HT, there are well-established commonalities among those suffering from autoimmunity. Scientific strides made over the last few decades in the field …

Three Forms of Diabetes Your Doctor Forgot to Mention

Everyone in Westernized cultures is familiar with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. They are well-known chronic illnesses, and increasingly more individuals are receiving a diagnosis for one of these types. Although these are the general types of diabetes that many have become quite familiar with, there are three “secret” forms of diabetes that receive very little recognition and even …

5 Hidden Factors that are Secretly Damaging Your Thyroid

You may already know that you have a thyroid problem, but knowing is only half the battle. There are many ways infection can reduce thyroid function. In theory, any infection that causes long-term inflammation, chronic stress, or reduced digestion can affect the thyroid. However, infections such as There is a known relationship between celiac disease—an autoimmune condition in which the …

Thyroid Disease: Recognize the Signs, Understand Your Risks

What do you know about the thyroid gland? If you’re like most people, you may know what it’s called and where it resides, but if it isn’t one of the major organs, you’re none too concerned about it. You may think this unsuspecting, butterfly-shaped gland at the front of your neck is like any other gland, but you would be …

According To Dietitians, The Diabetic Diet is Best

Finding a quality diet with actual, long-lasting results can be difficult. Millions of people take to media outlets to rave about the latest super-diet that will help them shed 100 pounds in ten minutes! Okay, that may be a slight exaggeration – but you get the point. The truth is that most of these diets are profit-driven, with promoters selling …