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High Cholesterol, Low Thyroid

Low Thyroid, High Cholesterol

Heart disease is a major concern for those in the United States. One of the most prevalent risk factors of cardiovascular stress in America is high cholesterol. Estimates suggest that nearly half of those in the U.S. have high cholesterol. …

Heart Disease or Thyroid Disease

Heart Disease or Thyroid Disease

The World Heart Federation states that heart disease is the leading cause of female mortality. Proper treatment and early prevention of deadly heart conditions not only improves one’s quality of life but may even save their life. Unfortunately, there is …

Sexual Dysfunction or Thyroid Dysfunction

Sexual Dysfunction or Thyroid Dysfunction

There are many expectations placed on couples during Valentine’s Day. So much so that it can seem overwhelming to follow through with all the holiday demands. Everything ranging from buying flowers, exchanging gifts, planning a romantic dinner, and taking part …

Celebrity Thyroid Advocates: Yes, Even Celebrities Can Have Thyroid Disease!

Celebrity Thyroid Advocates

We often think of celebrities as being larger than life. But fame does not make them immune to life’s problems, and this includes health issues. Thyroid disease is no exception. However, since thyroid conditions are often accompanied by weight struggles, …

A Comprehensive Thyroid Overview

Complete Thyroid Overview

Few portions of the body have a greater impact on one’s health, in relation to its size, than the thyroid. This small butterfly shaped gland located just under the larynx is critical for proper bodily function. Unfortunately, many are still …

The Importance of Thyroid Awareness Month

Thyroid Awareness Month

By now, most everyone is familiar with the infamous pink ribbon that symbolizes breast cancer awareness. But have you heard of the blue paisley ribbon? In 2012, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) initiated the light blue ribbon with …

Weight Loss and Hypothyroidism – A Definite Challenge

Maintaining a healthy body weight is often an issue for those suffering from hypothyroidism. Because January is Thyroid Awareness Month there is no better time to make a New Year’s resolution to support your thyroid with healthy habits. Losing weight …

New Year, New Thyroid Doc?

Signs You Need a New Thyroid Doctor

The start of a new year is the perfect time to re-evaluate, set goals, and make changes. If your health is important to you, having the right doctor is a big piece of the puzzle. If you have a complicated …

New Year’s Firework Show Wreaks Havoc on Thyroid

Fireworks, Endocrine Disruptors and your Thyroid

Fireworks are used to commemorate accomplishments, endings, and new beginnings. New Year’s is a celebration of each of these which is why fireworks are utilized worldwide during this holiday. Unfortunately, these bursting rockets of color and excitement may do more …

Thyroid-Friendly Holiday Drinks

A warm beverage on a cold winter morning. A festive cocktail at a holiday party. It’s hard to imagine this time of year without those comforting and fun indulgences that are often a part of tradition and memories of Christmases …