Iron Deficiency & Hypothyroidism in Pregnant Women

Iron Deficiency & Hypothyroidism In Pregnant Women   Recent research suggests a strong association between iron deficiency & hypothyroidism in pregnant women   In a study published in the European Journal of Endocrinology testing 1,900 women in a hospital in Brussels, Belgium throughout the first three months of pregnancy, researchers found something interesting. About 35%…

Short-term sleep deprivation effects on thyroid & heart

Short-Term Sleep Deprivation Effects on Thyroid & Heart   Thyroid and heart function have been shown to be impacted by short-term sleep deprivation…     For the first time, heart and thyroid function have been analyzed in the context of short-term sleep deprivation. In a small study done by the Radiology Society of North America,…

Hypothyroidism Increases Diabetes Risk

Hypothyroidism Increases Diabetes Risk   Hypothyroidism is a deficiency in thyroid hormone production and its consequences may be worse than what you thought…     According to the CDC (Center For Disease Control & Prevention), roughly over 30 million Americans (about 10% of the population) have some form of diabetes, with at least 21 million…

Fracking Chemicals Affect Hormones & Thyroid

Fracking Chemicals Affect Hormones & Thyroid   Your drinking water may be contributing to your hormonal and thyroid dysfunction if you live in or near an area where fracking occurs     A recent research study by Endocrinology demonstrated that exposure to chemical contaminants from drilling and fracking via drinking water leads to reduced sperm…

Higher vitamin D3 levels reduce thyroid cancer risk

Higher vitamin D3 levels reduce thyroid cancer risk Increasing your vitamin D3 intake may very likely reduce your risk of having cancer, including thyroid cancer…     The risk of having thyroid cancer has been on an upward trend worldwide for decades now. Although researchers aren’t sure exactly what is causing this upward trend, Dr.…

The Thyroid and Heart Connection

The Thyroid and Heart Connection   Are you suffering from Autoimmune Thyroid Disease? From Cardiovascular disease? Turns Out, Thyroid Disease is Associated with Cardiovascular Disease and Vice Versa       Autoimmune Thyroid Disease in Relation to Cardiovascular Disease & What You Can Do About it     According to the Centers for Disease Control…

Selenium is Crucial for Thyroid Health

Selenium is Crucial for Thyroid Health The thyroid gland depends on several factors in order to work properly. Among these factors is the presence of certain micronutrients (including iodine and selenium), which are required for the manufacture of thyroid hormone. Although most people know iodine plays a crucial role in thyroid health, the trace element…