Thyroid

Thyroid Problems Can Be Hard to Diagnose

Thyroid Problems Can Be Hard to Diagnose

By Randi Mann, WHNP-BC, NCMP, APNP Your thyroid is a small organ with a huge impact on all aspects of your health. Thyroid hormone impacts every cell in your body, so even a small disturbance in thyroid hormone levels affects your digestive tract, brain, heart,...

Is Your Period Controlling You?

Is Your Period Controlling You?

By Randi Mann, WHNP-BC, NCMP, APNP The week before your period, it’s not unusual for many women to experience an unwanted transformation from Doctor Jekyll to Ms. Hyde. As our hormones shift, some of us will fall apart into sensitive sleep-deprived puddles. Other...

6 Ways to Rev Up Your Energy Levels!

6 Ways to Rev Up Your Energy Levels!

By Randi Mann, WHNP-BC, NCMP, APNP One of the best indicators that you’re having a great day is the feeling that your energy levels are high, steady, and that overall you feel good and can enjoy accomplishing the tasks at hand. Maybe it’s that you bounced out of bed...

Everyday Environmental Chemicals that Destroy Thyroid Function

Everyday Environmental Chemicals that Destroy Thyroid Function

The thyroid as our master gland. Our thyroid is often referred to as the “master gland” because every cell in our body depends on the thyroid to send the right chemical message so they function properly. The thyroid plays a role in all of our critical body systems:...

Why Gluten-Free is Imperative for Thyroid Sufferers

Why Gluten-Free is Imperative for Thyroid Sufferers

Hypothyroidism is one of the most common thyroid disorders. The American Thyroid Association estimates 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease and women are 5 to 8 times more likely than men to develop thyroid problems. Hypothyroidism is characterized...