Thyroid Tests

Three Steps to Healthier Glands

…the thyroid, and the pituitary. If you want to totally correct the problem, instead of just mask the symptoms, the health of one gland must be improved—and oftentimes all three. In the early stages of depression, the adrenals are always involved. More advanced depression involves the thyroid gland…

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How to Measure Your Basal Metabolic Rate

…accurate methods to check for proper thyroid function was discovered by Dr. Broda Barnes. Using his method, you can take your temperature and get a good idea of your basal metabolic rate and thyroid condition. What You Need * An oral thermometer How to Take the Test * Shake the thermometer down before…

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Dangers of an Underactive Thyroid

…ultimate solution is to prevent them from happening in the first place by restoring balance to the thyroid. Testing for a thyroid imbalance is a simple matter, using what’s known as the Barnes test (named after Dr. Broda Barnes). * Put an oral thermometer by your bedside. If you use a mercury one…

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Perk Up Your Energy Level

…level is regulated by hormones from two sources: the thyroid and the adrenals. Most doctors know to check for thyroid function, but for some reason adrenal function seems to get overlooked. Even when the adrenals are suspected, conventional testing can be complex and time-consuming. You don’t need to…

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Understand the Cause of Depression

…underactive thyroid. Thyroid hormones regulate your metabolism or how much energy you have. Other symptoms of hypothyroidism include: constant fatigue, inability to lose weight, poor circulation to the hands and feet, and dryness as well as disease of the skin. Often an underactive thyroid will respond…

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Emergency Preparedness Kit

…as effective, but that’s not always the case. Without antibiotics, certain biological agents are deadly. Take anthrax, for example. There are no tested “cures” for this biological microbe other than antibiotics. Unfortunately, in times of crisis, antibiotics could be difficult, if not impossible…

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You've (Hopefully) Got Some Gall

…cholesterol-lowering medication in the presence of liver disease could be disastrous. Example conditions, as indicated by deteriorating liver function tests, include hepatitis, cirrhosis, cysts, Reye’s syndrome, liver cancer, sarcoidosis, Wilson’s disease, and hemochromatosis. An Imbalance of Bile Can…

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