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|6/29/2015 - As scientists struggle to explain why thyroid cancer rates have more than tripled in the U.S. since the mid-1970s, nobody's addressing the elephant in the room that is artificial water fluoridation and the confirmed toxicity of fluoride chemicals when they enter the thyroid gland.
A study published...|
|6/19/2015 - Censored and heavily redacted emails[PDF] from U.S. government scientists and officials reveal that there were major concerns among American policymakers shortly after the devastating Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster in March 2011 that there would be widespread radiological contamination...|
|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...|
|5/30/2015 - Millions of people are suffering with thyroid disorders and have no idea they have a problem. If you're living with "unexplained" weight gain, hair loss, chronic fatigue, poor concentration or memory loss, then you probably have a serious problem with thyroid function.
Your doctor can't help you....|
|5/29/2015 - An oversight committee looking at the health of folks living in the Fukushima Prefecture of Japan near the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility has found that the thyroid cancer rate in young people has jumped by an astounding 6,000% throughout the region since the disaster first occurred...|
|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,...|
|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...|
|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...|
|3/26/2015 - The future of cancer screening may not be in expensive, invasive tests, but simply in having dogs sniff a urine sample. In a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and presented at the 97th Annual Meeting of The Endocrine Society in San Diego,...|
|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...|
|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,...|
|3/3/2015 - There are various testing methods for poor thyroid function, but the testing is problematic. Most physicians use outdated reference ranges when testing thyroid function. Also, studies have demonstrated that standard thyroid tests do not correlate well with tissue thyroid levels, which causes inaccurate...|
|2/19/2015 - Over 100 years ago, a study showed that 'subclinical hypothyroidism' was associated with a 260% increase in the prevalence of heart disease. In fact, over the years, many other studies have made the connection between thyroid disorders and the risk of premature death due to cardiovascular disease.
|12/14/2014 - Healthy hormones are as sweet as a well-orchestrated symphony. When working well they provide abundant energy, generous sleep, smooth skin, and emotional well-being. However, when they become imbalanced, the sky seems like it's falling and it can be a struggle to even get through a day without an emotional...|
|10/4/2014 - Is your hair thinning or falling out? When you look in the mirror, does it seem that the outer edges of your eyebrows have disappeared? Have you gained or lost weight without changing your diet? Are you tired all the time? You may be one of the millions of Americans with undiagnosed thyroid disease.
|10/3/2014 - Fibromyalgia is a debilitating disease affecting around 5 million Americans. The two primary symptoms of fibromyalgia are muscle pain and fatigue. Other symptoms include sleep disturbances, "brain fog," irritability, and anxiety or depression. Nearly one third of those suffering from fibromyalgia suffer...|
|9/16/2014 - One of the fastest rising 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. Heal your thyroid with natural compounds that support...|
|9/10/2014 - The latest health report from Fukushima Prefecture counts 104 young people with confirmed or suspected thyroid cancer, suggesting a dramatically higher than normal rate. Because nuclear disasters release large amounts of radioactive iodine, which accumulates in the thyroid gland, thyroid cancer is a...|
|9/9/2014 - Along the human windpipe, tucked low on the front of the neck, sits the thyroid gland. It terms of energy, the thyroid gland is located in the throat chakra, which represents communication.
In order for the thyroid gland to function properly, it needs a special mineral called iodine. Since the body...|
|8/29/2014 12:42:28 PM - More than 30 million women and 15 million men suffer from symptoms of low thyroid function or poor metabolism, and conventional medicine has few workable solutions for addressing this growing epidemic. But there are some ways you can address low thyroid function naturally without having to just suffer...|
|7/9/2014 - One of the fastest rising 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 to 30 percent of the population may have thyroid problems. Natural compounds can help improve your...|
|6/5/2014 - Hyla Cass, M.D., 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 "A Holistic Psychiatrist's Approach to Thyroid Disorders."
According to her website, Cass is a nationally acclaimed innovator and expert in the...|
|5/31/2014 - Jonathan Wright, M.D., is scheduled to speak at The Thyroid Summit, an online event which begins June 2 and runs through June 9. His topic will be "How to Optimize Thyroid Function."
According to his website, Wright -- who operates the Tahoma Clinic in Tukwila, Wash. -- is a Harvard University (A.B....|
|5/28/2014 - Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D., is scheduled to speak at The Thyroid Summit, an online event which begins June 2 and runs through June 9. His topic will be "Shine Program: 5 Simple Steps to Overcome Fatigue and Thyroid Disorders."
According to his website, Teitelbaum is a board-certified internist and nationally...|
|5/26/2014 - Kent Holtorf, M.D., is scheduled to speak at The Thyroid Summit, an online event which begins June 2 and runs through June 9. His presentation will be titled "Don't Fall Through the Cracks: Safely and Effectively Treat Your Thyroid Condition."
According to his website, Holtorf is head of the Holtorf...|
|5/23/2014 - Jean Dodds, DVM, 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 "Our Pets: Could Your Dog or Cat Have Thyroid Disease?"
According to her website, Dodds is the founder and CEO of HemoPet, a canine health center....|
|5/21/2014 - Richard Horowitz, M.D., is scheduled to speak at The Thyroid Summit, an online event which begins June 2 and runs through June 9. His presentation will be titled "Could You Have Lyme Disease and Not Know It?"
According to his website, Horowitz is the best-selling author of the book Why Can't I Get...|
|5/19/2014 - Greg Emerson, M.D., is scheduled to speak at The Thyroid Summit, an online event which begins June 2 and runs through June 9. His presentation will be titled "Stress, Anxiety, Anger and the Relationship to Thyroid Hormone."
According to his website, Emerson is an internationally recognized authority...|
|5/15/2014 - Ben Lynch, M.D., is scheduled to speak at The Thyroid Summit, an online event which begins June 2 and runs through June 9. His presentation will be titled "Folic Acid, Methylation and the Connection to Low Thyroid."
According to his website, Lynch, who left the University of Washington for a year...|
|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...|
|5/7/2014 - Iodine is a trace element that the body needs for the production of thyroid hormones. The thyroid gland combines iodine with tyrosine, an amino acid, to manufacture the thyroid hormones. These hormones are needed for maintaining normal and healthy metabolism in all cells in the body. Consequently, a...|
|5/1/2014 - Disillusioned by the government's questionable position on radiation dangers throughout the region, many Japanese families living in and around the Fukushima prefecture where a large nuclear power station sustained three full meltdowns back in 2011 are deciding to send their children away to greener,...|
|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...|
|4/4/2014 - As the debate continues over the degree to which radiation from Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant has spread around the world, health officials would do well to consider a 2004 study showing the connection between the Chernobyl nuclear meltdown and elevated thyroid cancer rates nearly 20 years later.
|2/18/2014 - Kelp, which is sometimes referenced as brown algae, is a sensational herb that comes from the sea. It is literally loaded with an extensive amount of trace minerals and vitamins. It's probably safe to say that no other seaweeds provide the same impressive quantities of various essential nutrients. Interestingly,...|
|1/8/2014 - When Japanese Professor Toshihide Tsuda of Okayama University sat down with leaders from the Japanese Ministry of the Environment, talk about citywide evacuation near the Fukushima nuclear breakdown site began. Deeply concerned about rising thyroid cancer rates in Japanese children, these leaders believe...|
|12/17/2013 - I have Hashimoto's thyroiditis. I manage it completely naturally, and my thyroid is producing the proper amounts of T3 and T4 thyroid hormones on its own, without medication. However, since this is an autoimmune disease, the thyroid antibodies produced cause the immune system to attack the thyroid....|
|9/12/2013 - More than one-third of Americans are now overweight or obese, and many of these individuals are having a difficult time shedding the pounds, despite following the latest fad diets and cutting their calorie intake. But there are other factors besides simply eating too much that inhibit a person's ability...|
|9/10/2013 - How much do you really know about your thyroid?
Extrapolating that further, how could you tell if your thyroid wasn't healthy, and what could you do to fix it?
First things first. Your thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped structure that sits just below the thyroid cartilage (your Adam's apple)...|
|7/29/2013 - As more information comes to light about fluoride poisoning across the country, connections between the chemical and weight gain are garnering attention. A known suppressor of the thyroid gland, fluoride is a major player in the rampant increase of obesity. But the toxicity of fluoride is subtle and...|
|6/15/2013 - Perhaps one of the most misunderstood of all the body's systems, your thyroid - a gland that is located in front of your neck - is also one of the most important among them, for it controls or supports a wide range of functions. Consequently, thyroid disorders can be extremely debilitating.
|5/31/2013 - From cradle to grave, most people are poorly educated about how to avoid cancer, heart disease plus many other degenerative conditions. While extreme dieting techniques and dangerous drugs are popularized in the media, we simply don't hear enough about the healing power of whole (unrefined) organic...|
|5/29/2013 - Feeling sluggish with perpetual brain fog? What about weight gain, depression and hair loss? If suffering from these ailments, a lethargic thyroid may be the culprit. Modern lifestyles and toxins as well as gluten can wreck havoc on the gland and, in turn, health. Yet the ill effects of modern living...|
|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...|
|3/26/2013 - Thyroid dysfunction is one of the most common hormone disorders in the world, but new research shows that supplementation with zinc can have dramatic benefits for those suffering from abnormal levels of thyroid hormones.
The thyroid is a two-inch gland that releases two separate hormones, triiodothyronine...|
|1/18/2013 - Did you know that doctors once considered iodine to be one of the most beneficial medicines on the planet? Naturally, this was before the pharmaceutical cartel seized control of conventional medicine.
A lack of iodine can make it difficult to properly detoxify the body; create thyroid dysfunction...|
|12/6/2012 - To increase your energy it's important to consider the health of your thyroid and adrenal glands. Like the brake and the gas pedal in your car - you must make sure that both are working at their highest ability for optimal health. Do you know the signs of thyroid dysfunction and adrenal fatigue?
|12/2/2012 - Not much information comes out of Japan about Fukushima anymore, and the American MSM seems to have forgotten what watered down reporting they had done earlier. But the human suffering has begun in Japan, and even the Japanese government is trying to pretend it's not happening.
The curtain is pulled...|
|10/22/2012 - One of the fastest growing disorders in the U.S. is thyroid malfunction. According to the American Academy of Clinical Endocrinologists, there are 27 million people in the U.S. with thyroid problems. This group claims that only 13 million of those are diagnosed and treated. This statistic makes thyroid...|
|9/11/2012 - The thyroid is considered the master gland for regulating the endocrine (hormones) system by most health practitioners. If it is not producing enough of its hormone to influence other areas the condition is hypothyroidism. Too much thyroid production creates hyperthyroidism.
Some classic signs of...|
|7/31/2012 - If you feel sluggish, tired or depressed often with some difficulty losing weight no matter what you try, you may be suffering from hypothyroidism, or simply a sluggish thyroid. It's estimated that at least five percent of the population suffers from hypothyroidism.
Hormones from the thyroid gland,...|
|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...|
|5/17/2012 - Are you tired or frustrated you can't lose weight? One of the most overlooked health issues associated with these chronic health problems is hypothyroidism. Unfortunately, many people are not taught how sensitive the thyroid gland is to stress within a modern (fast paced) lifestyle.
To fix a health...|
|2/7/2012 - Statistics show thyroid cancer as the fastest growing cancer type today. The American Cancer Society reported almost 45,000 new cases in 2010. Mainstream medicine's solution is to remove the thyroid after inconclusive tumor testing. Unfortunately, the vast majority of thyroidectomies are unnecessary.
|2/2/2012 - In 2010, almost 1.5 million women (worldwide) were told, "you have breast cancer". Another alarming statistic reveals that nearly 1 in 8 women (age 70 or older) will experience breast cancer - in their lifetime. But, what if I told you, there is a (natural) solution that your doctor never learned in...|
|2/1/2012 - Cardiac computed tomography (CT) and other medical scans sometimes involve injecting a radioactive iodide dye into the bloodstreams of patients in order to highlight the produced images. But a new study published in the journal Archives of Internal Medicine has revealed that this radioactive dye can...|
|1/17/2012 4:35:47 PM - According to a recent report in USA Today, cases of thyroid cancer have risen 6.5 percent over the past several years, and many medical experts are at a loss for explaining why this is occurring. But mainstream science is ignoring all the most obvious factors that contribute to the disease -- fluoride...|
|1/17/2012 - Red or purple in color, dulse is considered a superfood because of its high iodine and potassium content, plus a long list of micro-nutrients and phytochemicals. Many herbalists prefer dulse over kelp in green superfood recipes because of its bland flavor. Found primarily in cold waters off the Atlantic...|
|1/11/2012 - Health authorities are constantly haranguing the public to get screened for breast, prostate, cervical, colorectal and many other forms of cancer because they say early detection is the best way to help avoid dying from the disease. But cancer screenings often lead to false diagnosis, which was the...|
|12/15/2011 - Despite some controversy over supplementing with iodine, most health writers, nutritionists, and practitioners agree that it is important for proper thyroid functioning and cellular metabolism. The thyroid gland is an important regulator for most of the endocrine system.
Most people tend toward hypothyroidism,...|
|10/15/2011 - Iodine deficiency is thought to be the most common cause of hypothyroidism and the one true cause of goiters. Once researchers realized this many decades ago, health authorities around the world began adding iodine to table salt. But interestingly allopathic medical science is now saying that in countries...|
|10/8/2011 - Most of us today understand the often total madness of allopathic doctors and the institutions that support them. Nowhere is this more evident than in how contemporary medicine views and treats thyroid cancer. Overtreatment of thyroid cancer with radioactive iodine is rampant even though there is substantial...|
|8/31/2011 - An anonymous official from the Japanese government recently came forward with the startling results of radiation tests conducted on children shortly after the disastrous earthquake and tsunami struck the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility. According to www.dawn.com the official revealed that 45 percent...|
|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...|
|5/20/2011 - Hypothyroidism is a fairly common disorder, caused by low levels of thyroid hormones. With the availability of either natural hormones taken from animals, or synthetic hormones (levothyroxine), doctors now treat the disorder by replacing the missing thyroid hormones. A recent study for the British Medical...|
|4/11/2011 - The roots of Ashwagandha, scientifically referred to as Withania Somnifera, are deeply embedded in ancient Indian Ayurvedic medicine. Extracts from Ashwagandha roots, which are grown in India, Africa, the Middle East and the Mediterranean, are claimed to provide medicinal benefits by reducing stress,...|
|3/22/2011 - Japan has been reporting for several days that much of the raw milk being produced in the Fukushima province is now radioactive. This raises today's quiz question: If the FDA were operating in Japan, what would they do about this raw, radioactive milk?
Answer: They would seize it because it's RAW,...|
|3/16/2011 - It is an especially important moment for parents around the world to sit up and take notice of what they will need to do to protect their children against the toxicities that are threatening them from many sources. Now we have a nuclear energy plant with four reactors going completely out of control...|
|3/15/2011 - In the aftermath of Japan's nuclear catastrophe and the fear that winds could blow radiation into the west coast of North America, there has been a sudden rush on potassium iodide, which helps protect your glandular system from radiation poisoning if you're exposed. The Japanese government is handing...|
|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...|
|3/9/2011 - When the thyroid gland goes out of whack and begins secreting large amounts of thyroid hormones, this condition is called hyperthyroidism. This condition is classified by increased heart rate, loss of weight, excessive sweating, anxiety & agitation, weight loss, fatigue, tremor, & increased bowel movements....|
|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...|
|12/15/2010 - Thyroid disorders are increasingly common. According to statistics by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), approximately 27 million Americans have a thyroid disorder. 1 in 10 Americans, more than the number of Americans with diabetes and cancer combined, suffer from thyroid...|
|10/21/2010 - My, you look glowing today! Cancer patients who receive radiation of their thyroid glands by being given radioactive iodine are highly radioactive for up to a week following their release from the hospital -- and they end up irradiating not just hospital rooms but also other patients, friends and family...|
|10/19/2010 - Ubiquitous flame retardant chemicals appear to alter levels of thyroid hormones in the bodies of pregnant women, with potentially severe consequences for their infants, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of California-Berkeley and published in the journal Environmental...|
|6/2/2010 - Mainstream medicine has reported in recent years that the incidence of papillary thyroid cancer -- the most common form of thyroid malignancy -- is growing at an alarming rate. In fact, the number of people diagnosed with this form of cancer, which typically arises as an irregular mass in an otherwise...|
|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...|
|3/23/2010 - A British study published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives has found that people with high levels of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) in their blood also have higher rates of thyroid disease. PFOA is a chemical used in the production of many industrial and consumer products including non-stick...|
|11/19/2009 - Breast cancer seems to be on everyone's mind these days: How do you detect it? Prevent it? Reverse it?
Fortunately, preventing breast cancer is easy, and iodine is one of the key nutritional strategies for accomplishing precisely that.
Here, we bring you an extremely informative collection of...|
|11/2/2009 - Goiter is the medical name for the swelling of the thyroid gland and surrounding tissue (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goiter). The root cause of goiter eludes conventional medicine, but most naturopathic nutritionists agree that in many cases, it's prompted by a severe imbalance in thyroid function...|
|10/15/2009 - The thyroid gland lies in the neck, just below the Adam`s apple. It produces the hormone thyroxin which controls the rate of metabolism in the body. The thyroid gland is also the body`s internal thermostat; it controls the hormones which control the speed the body burns calories and uses energy. If...|
|9/22/2009 - Throughout the past several months there has been a concerted effort by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to eliminate natural, bio-identical thyroid treatments from the market. Three companies have recently been ordered by the FDA to cease production of all desiccated thyroid products, causing...|
|8/20/2009 - Carpal Tunnel Syndrome affects millions of people every year. With increasing use of computers, more and more people each year seek medical attention for the wrist pain, numbness and tingling that characterize Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. While surgery is often done for cases that don't respond to physical...|
|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...|
|7/7/2009 - The traditional Fourth of July fireworks could prove to be detrimental to a healthy thyroid and to the planet. Fireworks contain the ingredient potassium perchlorate that has been linked to thyroid problems. Both rocket fuel and fireworks produce potassium perchlorate, which has been shown to contaminate...|
|6/4/2009 - Conventional cancer treatments for Hodgkin's Disease are extremely dangerous to your health. Both radiation and chemotherapy are extremely toxic, and according to the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, undergoing such treatments increases the risk of future cancers by three hundred percent.(1)
|6/3/2009 - Selenium is an essential trace mineral that forms an important part of our immune defense function, as well as a component in heart muscle. Found naturally in animal protein and vegetables, it is also found in fish, vegetables, and especially Brazil nuts. Its anti-oxidant functions have now been shown...|
|5/13/2009 - The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of your neck, right below your Adam's apple, which produces hormones important for the regulation of heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature and weight. Over the past ten years, cancer rates for this gland have soared -- and scientists...|
|2/3/2009 - Writings about the soybean date back to 3000 B.C., when the Emperor of China listed the virtues of soybean plants for regenerating the soil for future crops. His praises centered on the root of the plant, not the bean. These ancient writing suggested that the Chinese recognized the unfitness of soybeans...|
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|1/13/2009 - People of today are seeking quality of life, in the midst of a polluted world, an onslaught of chemicals, and a medical establishment educated to reflect corporate interests rather than the interests of patients. They live in a country where the number one gross national product is stress. On top of...|
|1/6/2009 - People of today are seeking quality of life, in the midst of a polluted world, an onslaught of chemicals, and a medical establishment educated to reflect corporate interests rather than the interests of patients. They live in a country where the number one gross national product is stress. On top of...|
|12/17/2008 - By taking natural thyroid hormone tablets to reduce the level of thyroid stimulating hormone to the low end of the normal range, men and women can reduce death from cardiovascular disease by 70 percent. This earthshaking finding far exceeds results from any drug intervention. The 70 percent is not a...|
|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...|
|12/9/2008 - By taking natural thyroid hormone tablets to reduce the level of thyroid stimulating hormone to the low end of the normal range, men and women can reduce death from cardiovascular disease by 70 percent. This earthshaking finding far exceeds results from any drug intervention. The 70 percent is not a...|
|11/27/2008 - Hair is probably a woman's most important feature. Signs of thinning hair can take the sail out of almost any woman's day. It may seem vain to pay so much attention to hair, but signs of thinning hair are really the first signals of such conditions as hormonal imbalance, vitamin deficiency, excessive...|
|10/21/2008 - Iodine may just be the most overlooked mineral, yet its importance to overall health and well being cannot be overstated. Iodine is critical for the formation of thyroid hormone in the thyroid gland. People who have difficulty losing weight even though they eat small portions of health promoting foods...|
|10/3/2008 - Mike: Many of you reading this may have heard about some of the benefits of plants from the ocean and, in particular, brown seaweed. You may have seen some of the recent news stories about the specific constituents of brown seaweed helping get rid of excess body fat, or you may have read about them...|
|10/2/2008 - Whether your hair turns gray and falls out or stays a thick mane of vibrant color is dependent on your body having proper levels of thyroid hormones. New ground breaking research has documented that human hair follicles are direct targets of the thyroid hormones T3 and T4 which modulate hair biology...|
|9/10/2008 - Over 20 million Americans are currently diagnosed with some form of thyroid disease, a health problem that impacts every cell in the body and can cause severe weight gain or weight loss, mood disturbances and even infertility in both men and women. While thyroid problems are most common in women, affecting...|
|9/4/2008 - According to a report by the Organic Consumers Association, a toxic chemical that is a byproduct of rocket fuel is rapidly poisoning the food and water supply in the United States. Known as perchlorate, this chemical has been found in 93% of the nation's milk and lettuce supply in a recent FDA study....|
|6/17/2008 - To many doctors and patients alike, fibromyalgia is a mystery disease, one that encompasses a diverse set of debilitating and life changing symptoms that have "no known cause and no effective treatment for recovery".
In this article, we will explore the cause of fibromyalgia. There is a special audio...|
|4/25/2008 - Naturally occurring iodine is a rare trace element that was discovered in the 1800's by a French chemist. It was found to be effective in the treatment of goiter (swelling of the thyroid gland), and in 1924 the United States initiated its use as an additive to common table salt to address the high incidence...|
|11/30/2007 - There is so much media hype from the mainstream media and leading health authorities, including the naturopathic community, suggesting the many ill effects of consuming Trans Fatty Acids (TFA’s) that the topic of the Great Fat Debate deserves a closer look for the sake of our heath and understanding.
|11/6/2007 - Millions of Americans suffer from some degree of energy-depleting thyroid problem. You may be one of the many whose sluggish thyroid problem did not show up on a lab test. This is partly because thyroid lab tests do not accurately measure the activity of thyroid hormone inside cells. Testing can catch...|
|10/24/2007 - Oprah has done an immense favor to millions of American women by helping them understand that a malfunctioning thyroid gland may indeed be part of their weight and health problems. After writing openly about her thyroid problem in the October 2007 Oprah Magazine, she then went into the nature of thyroid...|
|11/21/2006 - Early last year, a National Academy of Sciences (NAS) panel concluded its review of research on the health effects of perchlorate, an inorganic anion and component of rocket fuel known to inhibit the thyroid’s ability to absorb iodine from the bloodstream, by recommending a new reference dose. The NAS...|
|10/16/2006 - It's recently been discovered that perchlorate -- a solid rocket-fuel chemical component -- can be found in minute amounts in milk, fruit, vegetables and drinking water supplies nationwide. This is according to a startling new study by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
The Environmental Working...|
|10/12/2005 - Like September 11, 2001, the 2005 terrorist attacks in London once again reminded the Western hemisphere that even the countries that wield tremendous military power are not immune to terrorism. Though the London attacks did not involve nuclear weapons, there is always the chance that future terrorist...|
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|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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The Honest Food Guide is
a free, downloadable public health and nutrition chart that dares to tell the
truth about what foods we should really be eating.
a free online reference database of healing foods, phytonutrients and plant-based
medicines that prevent or treat diseases and health conditions.
a free, online reference library that lists medicinal herbs and their health
a free online reference database of phytonutrients (natural medicines found in
foods) and their health benefits. Lists diseases, foods, herbs and more.