Why do we need to check TSH Levels?

Interpretation of TSH Levels. TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) blood test is usually used to check for problems with the thyroid gland. The hypothalamus releases TRH (thyrotropin releasing hormone) which triggers production of TSH by the pituitary gland. TSH triggers the thyroid gland to release two hormones T3 (triiodothyronine) and T4 (thyroxine) which help control the […]

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Woman doing EFT on the top head point. Emotional Freedom Techniques, tapping, a form of counseling intervention that draws on various theories of alternative medicine.

Natural Anxiety Treatment – Tapping Therapy (EFT)

Guide to Tapping Therapy  Are you dealing with traumas, addictions, struggling with anxiety, pain, stress or simply feeling stuck?  Tapping Technique which is also known as the Meridian Tapping Technique (MTT) or the Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) is a very powerful tool for relieving pain and negative emotions. It works like emotional acupressure to easily, […]

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coconut oil for hypothyroidism

Natural Remedies for Hypothyroidism

How to Treat Hypothyroidism Naturally? Coconut Oil is a Great Start! Besides being highly nutritious, coconut oil is very rich in minerals, fiber and vitamins. Moreover, coconut oil is one of the best natural remedies for hypothyroidism primarily because unlike other oils, coconut oil is not unhealthy due to its unique structure. The fatty acids […]

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Congenital Hypothyroidism: Presentations and Diagnosis.

Congenital hypothyroidism is the complete or partial loss of function of an infant’s thyroid gland from birth (congenital). The condition occurs when the thyroid gland in infants fails to function or develop properly. The thyroid gland produces iodine-containing hormones that are essential for brain development, regulating growth and metabolism (the rate of various chemical reactions […]

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Top 7 symptoms of Hypothyroidism in Men

Top 7 Symptoms of Hypothyroidism in Men

Although hypothyroidism is more common among women, a significant number of men can also contract this autoimmune disease. It is caused by an inactive thyroid gland and it tends to have advanced complications in men mainly because they tend to ignore its initial symptoms. However, it is important to understand that early diagnosis of hyperthyroidism […]

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Thyroid Cancer Symptoms

Top 6 Thyroid Cancer Symptoms You Should be Aware Of

Thyroid cancer can be hard to diagnose because it does not always have symptoms. In fact some possible symptoms are not actually caused by thyroid cancer. Instead, they can be caused by thyroid nodules which are not necessarily cancerous. However, when it comes to thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer, it is vital to keep in […]

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Alkaline Diet for Hypothyroidism

Acid-alkaline balance is a vital factor for achieving good health, especially when you are looking to achieve the best diet for hypothyroidism.  Acid-alkaline imbalances can be largely attributed to poor dietary habits and this can lead to various diseases including cancer. What is acid-alkaline balance? Acid-alkaline balance simply refers to the ratio between alkalis (non-acids) […]

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top 10 tips for a hypothyroidism diet

Top 10 Hypothyroidism Diet Tips

  Hypothyroidism – 10 Diet Tips To Help Your Thyroid Having battled the problems associated with an inactive thyroid, known as hypothyroidism, I have come up with a number of dietary tips that may be useful to others suffering with this condition. If you are sick and tired of being sick and tired all the […]

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