Thyroid

Natural Supplements for Mental & Emotional Health

…stressful periods, and too much cortisol has been directly linked to weight gain, high blood pressure, decreased cognitive function, irritiability, and thyroid problems. The stress of a quick-paced modern lifestyle often means our bodies release more cortisol—and for longer periods—than is healthy. Omega…

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On Women and Fluid Retention

…excess fluid is the reason for the breast tenderness that often occurs a week to ten days prior to their period. Excess estrogen also tends to depress thyroid function prior to the period, resulting in excessive mood fluctuations, heavy cramping at the start of the period, and heavy flow. Correcting fluid…

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Addiction to Alcohol Recovery, Part III: Blood Sugar

…or “crutch” to compensate for the drop in blood sugar. Methods needed to treat hypoglycemia include nutritionally strengthening the adrenal, thyroid, and sometimes the pituitary glands. Healthy Habits for Controlling Blood Sugar Those who have dealt with addiction to alcohol should make an effort…

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Is Fast Food Causing ADHD?

…and high-protein foods, the elimination of sugar and other refined carbohydrates, and a supplement pro-gram to strengthen the adrenal glands and thyroid will generally solve so-called ADHD problems. These measures can also help adults suffering from fatigue, depression, mood swings, and similar problems…

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Will the Egg Controversy Ever End?

…deficiency of vitamin E, folic acid, B12 or essential fatty acids like DHA or EPA; low dietary levels of antioxidants; unresolved stress; an underactive thyroid; diabetes; metabolic syndrome; or obesity. Isolating a single food and condemning it without any consideration for other factors doesn't give an accurate…

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