Monthly Archives: January 2016

Thyroid Concerns? How Starting a Paleo Diet Can Kickstart Your Sluggish Thyroid

The Paleolithic diet, or Paelo diet, has been gaining popularity in recent years as more and more people have adopted the diet’s ground rules to simplified eating and have experienced numerous health benefits including weight loss, balanced energy, mental clarity, and improved immunity.  Also known as “the caveman diet”, the theory behind going Paleo is […]

Banishing Brain Fog When you Have Hashimoto’s

Experiencing symptoms of brain fog as a result of Hashimoto’s is a frustrating manifestation of thyroid disease.  Forgetting routine parts of your day, feeling aloof in conversation, drawing blanks on people’s names, and difficulty processing information or attending to instructions are all complaints of patients experiencing debilitating levels of brain fog.  In the case of […]

How to Protect Your Brain From Hashimoto’s

The health of your brain is dependent on a wide range of factors including diet, sleep, lifestyle choices, emotions, mood, environmental exposures (pollutants and chemicals, for example) experience processing, and more.  As one of the body’s most pliable organs, the brain is so easily influenced by how we lead our lives.  When we consider how […]

Hyperthyroidism vs Hypothyrodism

“How does hyperthyroidism differ from hypothyroidism?” is the burning question that so many are seeking the answer to when it comes to understanding thyroid disease.  Both hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism affect the butterfly-shaped thyroid gland in the front part of your neck. The thyroid gland is the control center of your body that produces hormones to […]

How to Prepare for Menopause When You Have a Thyroid Problem

If you have a thyroid problem and you are approaching menopause, it’s important to pay close attention to any changes you might be experiencing in your body.  Whether you already have your thyroid problem under control or you’re still exploring options to manage symptoms, it’s likely that your treatment plan will significantly change as your […]