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How hypothyroidism causes vitamin A deficiency

6/7/2015 5:20:38 PM - Hypothyroidism is diagnosed when a dysfunctional thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone for the body to function properly. Conventional medical doctors and naturopaths are discovering the lab tests for thyroid function are highly inaccurate and hypothyroidism is more prevalent than previously...

Water fluoridation, at levels 20 times lower than EPA standards, increases hypothyroidism

4/16/2015 - Water fluoridation may cause hypothyroidism at levels dramatically lower than the maximum level allowed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), according to a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Kent and published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health,...

Drinking fluoridated water can lead to hypothyroidism, depression and obesity, study finds

4/4/2015 - Drinking water that's been artificially fluoridated with synthetic fluoride chemicals has been shown in a new peer-reviewed study to increase the risk of underactive thyroid, or hypothyroidism, by 30 percent or more. Researchers from the University of Kent in the UK, publishing their work in the...

Fluoride causes hypothyroidism leading to depression, weight gain

4/2/2015 - The tables are finally starting to turn in regard to the perception that the world has of water fluoridation following the release of at least two reputable studies over the past three years documenting the adverse health effects caused by the chemical. Researchers from the University of Kent, a...

Foods and supplements that heal the thyroid

3/11/2015 - Fresh, raw, organic produce heals. Produce heals everything. Other than that, foods high in iodine and foods that are high in selenium are known to aid thyroid function. The thyroid gland requires iodine to function. Iodine taken by itself or ingested through fortified salt can be problematic. Good...

Avoid hypothyroidism by avoiding the causes

3/9/2015 - There are many pathways available for the regulation of the production and conversion of thyroid hormones. Consequently, there are a lot of opportunities for things to go wrong. A healthy thyroid relies on many factors, including, but not limited to, a healthy endocrine system, stable hormone levels,...

Dana Trentini the 'Hypothyroid Mom' to speak at upcoming Thyroid Summit

5/13/2014 - Dana Trentini, MA, the "Hypothyroid Mom," is scheduled to speak at The Thyroid Summit, an online event which begins June 2 and runs through June 9. Her presentation will be titled "Fertility, Pregnancy and Postpartum Thyroid Issues." According to her bio, Trentini was diagnosed with hypothyroidism...

Heal hypothyroidism in 4 simple steps

4/24/2014 - Creating an optimal hormonal balance is one of the best things one can do for their health. Fully functional hormones will increase energy, improve sleep, reduce anxiety, and much more. Learn to heal hypothyroidism by incorporating these four simple steps. Foods to eat The most common nutritional...

Study: Fukushima radiation fallout has devastated health of US babies on West Coast and in other areas

4/15/2013 - New peer-reviewed research published in the Open Journal of Pediatrics raises fresh concerns about the health effects of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster on American children and babies. As has long been suspected by those with an understanding of the widespread reach of radioactive fallout from...

Heal your thyroid by banishing inflammation, boosting immunity and improving digestive health

7/19/2012 - Thyroid hormones regulate other hormones, including the adrenal glands' adrenaline production. Thyroid gland hormones also influence cellular metabolism, digestion, libido, and overall energy. There are three maladies involving the thyroid. Not everyone knows he or she has a thyroid issue even while...

Beat hypothyroidism naturally

7/12/2011 - 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...

Fluoridation contributes to Hypothyroidism

3/10/2011 - Fluoride is a commonly known product, which is generally understood to be a cavity-fighting ingredient. Those that use this product tend to consider this a gift of modern science. It's in our toothpaste, our drinking water, various bottled drinks, pesticides and pharmaceuticals. It's taken for granted...

Fluoride depletes iodine in the body, causing hypothyroidism and immune deficiency

2/14/2011 - Fluoride is getting a lot of bad press these days, and for good reason: it is a toxic molecule that wreaks extensive, often irreversible, havoc on the body. The thyroid is particularly affected by fluoride exposure because its store of iodine is depleted. Iodine deficiency depresses the thyroid's metabolic...

An Underactive Thyroid may be Cause of Your High Cholesterol

5/19/2010 - An estimated 98 million American adults have high cholesterol or total blood cholesterol values of 200 mg/dL or higher. Your doctor may be following the clarion call, insisting you take a statin drug to lower these levels. Both you and your doctor may not be aware that hypothyroidism, according to the...

Hypothyroidism Reaches Epidemic Proportions, Causing Fatigue and Weight Gain

8/17/2009 - Is the average temperature of the human body still 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit? This often quoted average was determined in the nineteenth century. A more recent study has reported an average temperature of 98.2, and experts believe the decrease in body heat is the result of an epidemic of mild or moderate...

Controlling Hypothyroidism Naturally

12/12/2008 - Hypothyroidism is a condition where the thyroid gland produces too little thyroid hormone. This condition is a result of a dysfunction of the thyroid gland. The bad news is that there are many reasons that the thyroid can become impaired. The good news is that there are natural and effective options...

How iodine accelerates weight loss by supporting the thyroid gland

6/25/2005 - If adjusting your diet and exercising more hasn't helped you reach a healthy body weight, you may have hypothyroidism, or an underactive thyroid gland. In addition to weight gain, other symptoms of hypothyroidism include a bad complexion, fatigue, forgetfulness, loss of sex drive, impotence, irritability...

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