by Dana Trentini Who knew that little butterfly-shaped thyroid gland at the base of our necks could affect our lives so completely? Don’t underestimate the power of that little gland. It is the master control center for the metabolic functions of every single cell in your body. Therefore it has the power to disrupt every part...
When you’re driving a car with no gas in the tank, you’re not going to get very far. Granted, the car will run on fumes for a few miles, but getting to your destination will be futile. Your thyroid is no different in terms of regulating your metabolism. According to the Canadian Thyroid Association, about...
Yoga has spread all over the world in the last 10 years, along with its products. You don’t need lycra to be good at yoga, nor will it help you tremendously. You just have to keep going at it and do it at your own pace. Its origins are still debated, but one thing we...
by DR. HEATHER MORRIS The thyroid gland is one of the largest glands of the endocrine system, which is present in the lower part of the neck. It secretes two important hormones — triiodothyronine and thyroxine also called T3 and T4 respectively. These hormones are responsible for a lot of things the way in which you...
Our hormones can be difficult to deal with at times, but it’s because of them that our different bodily systems have the ability to talk to each other. With that said, you may or may not know the symptoms associated with thyroid disorders. They are the most dominant of the endocrine disorders. These types of...
by DR. HEATHER MORRIS Chemicals That increase Thyroid Cancer Risks: Arguably necessary for our developed world, chemicals are used extensively in countless products, including personal care products. And although some of them may be effective, many of them also come with some health risks. One recent study shows that occupational exposure to common chemical disinfectants, sanitizers, sterilizers, and deodorizers may...
According to the American Thyroid Association, approximately 20 million people are affected by thyroid disease — 60 percent of them unaware that they have it. It is estimated that 200 million people in the world have some form of thyroid disease. They can be tricky to diagnose since the symptoms tend to be subtle...
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