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Natural Remedies for Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Is Hashimoto a serious disease? Yes, it is quite serious because when left unaddressed, Hashimoto's disease typically continues to progress and can cause chronic thyroid damage. This results in a decrease in crucial thyroid hormones, which can set off a cascade of other major issues including mental health and heart problems. (1) Can Hashimoto's disease…

What Is a Goiter? Symptoms, Causes & Remedies

Have you ever had a goiter (or goitre) or known someone who has? If you aren't sure, the most noticeable sign of a goiter is a bulging in the bottom of the neck. Small to moderate-sized goiters are actually relatively common in the U.S., and they can happen to people of all ages. For some people,…

Alopecia Areata Causes & 9 Natural Remedies

Alopecia areata affects 2 percent of the worldwide population. And although it doesn't cause physical pain or make you feel sick, it can be a psychologically devastating disease. This autoimmune disease involves the loss of hair around the scalp, face and parts of the body. It can come on at any time, without warning. Alopecia…

Hypothyroidism (Underactive Thyroid) Symptoms, Causes & Best Diet

Almost 5 percent of the U.S. population over the age of 12 has some form of hypothyroidism (an underactive thyroid). Some estimates suggest up to 40 percent of the population suffers from at least some level of underactive thyroid. Women — especially older women — are the most susceptible group for developing hypothyroidism. People who…

Symptoms of Thyroid Problems & Remedies That Help

Because the thyroid gland serves as the body’s thermostat — continuously regulating things like temperature, hunger levels and energy expenditure — symptoms of thyroid problems can affect nearly the whole body. Experts estimate there are roughly 20 million Americans suffering from some type of thyroid disorder (mostly hypothyroidism/underactive thyroid and, to a lesser extend, hyperthyroidism).…

6 Natural Ways to Boost Hypothalamus Function

The hypothalamus is an essential part of the human brain and is often considered the “control center” for most hormones. Its working relationship with the pituitary gland as well as the adrenal glands affects our nervous systems as well as our endocrine systems. What does the hypothalamus do exactly? For starters, it plays a part…

Ashwagandha Benefits for the Brain, Thyroid, Muscles & More

Ashwagandha (aka Withania somnifera) is an adaptogenic herb that's popular in Ayurvedic and traditional medicine. It has been used for more than 2,500 years and has been extensively researched (used in over 200 studies) for its potential thyroid-modulating, neuroprotective, anti-anxiety and anti-inflammatory properties. In India, it is known as the “strength of the stallion” because it…

Selenium Benefits for Health, Plus Dosage Recommendations

Selenium is a vital mineral for the human body that has numerous roles. What is selenium used for? It increases immunity, takes part in antioxidant activity, defends against free radical damage and inflammation, and plays a key role in maintaining a healthy metabolism. According to studies, consuming foods with selenium — such as Brazil nuts, eggs,…

How to Beat Autoimmune: 6 Keys to Reclaim Your Health

If you’re dealing with frustrating or debilitating autoimmune symptoms — like profound fatigue, aches and pain, numbness and tingling or brain fog — you know how they wreak havoc on your life. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Many people, including me, have healed completely after devastating autoimmune diagnoses. You may be wondering…

Leaky Gut Syndrome: 7 Signs You May Have It

As more Americans are affected by poor diet choices, chronic stress, toxic overload and bacterial imbalance, it appears that the prevalence of leaky gut is potentially reaching epidemic proportions. The medical profession is just now agreeing this condition even exists, which is especially shocking considering that “intestinal permeability” (another name for leaky gut) has been…