Thyroid

How To Measure Hypothyroid Activity

When your thyroid is underactive, your potassium levels are low, or both, your body has more difficulty maintaining a normal body temperature and creating a fever. The ability to raise body temperature is a function of the immune system. Higher body temperatures increase metabolism and circulation, which…

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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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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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