Iodine, Metabolism and Oxygen

Though doctors and people do not normally associate iodine with oxygen, we have to see that iodine-carrying thyroid hormones are essential for oxygen-based metabolism. First increases of iodine and thyroid hormones increase red blood cell mass and increase the oxygen disassociation from hemoglobin.[1] Thyroid hormones have a significant influence on erythropoiesis, which is the process … Continue reading Iodine, Metabolism and Oxygen

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Main Reasons Iodine Supplementation is Essential

We knew a hundred years ago that we needed more iodine and governments started putting a tiny bit in table salt. It was not enough and after the nuclear accident at Fukushima, we need more because of the radioactive iodine released into the environment. Humans in the 21st Century have an absolute need for iodine … Continue reading Main Reasons Iodine Supplementation is Essential

The Importance Of Achieving Youthful Blood Test Readings

When physicians review a patient™s blood test results, their primary concern is any result that falls outside the normal laboratory reference range. The problem is that standard reference ranges usually represent œaverage populations rather than the optimal level required to maintain good health. It now appears that most standard reference ranges are too broad to … Continue reading The Importance Of Achieving Youthful Blood Test Readings

5 Good Reasons You Should Avoid Fluoridated Water

Source: 5 Good Reasons You Should Avoid Fluoridated Water by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Fluoride was originally added to water supplies back around the time of the end of World War II, but this well-intended practice to improve dental health is still around today, and more and more people are recognizing the possible … Continue reading 5 Good Reasons You Should Avoid Fluoridated Water

What Is Colloidal Iodine?

Source: What Is Colloidal Iodine? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Colloidal is a unique and special formulation of iodine. Created in the 1920s, colloidal iodine offers a more bioavailable form of iodine than typical compounds of sodium iodide or potassium iodide. If you’re interested in the history of it, the creation and application … Continue reading What Is Colloidal Iodine?

How to Perform the Iodine Patch Test

Source: How to Perform the Iodine Patch Test by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Iodine is one of the building blocks the thyroid uses to produce the hormones necessary for proper metabolic function. As you might guess, without enough iodine, you can experience a number of problems, such as hypothyroidism. One of the most popular ways to … Continue reading How to Perform the Iodine Patch Test

Natural Remedies for Hypothyroidism in Dogs

Source: Natural Remedies for Hypothyroidism in Dogs by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  There are many diseases that are prevalent among both humans and animals. Although humans and animals do have anatomical differences, some disorders affect each in similar ways. Endocrine disorders affect many people and hypothyroidism in dogs, characterized by low thyroid function, is becoming … Continue reading Natural Remedies for Hypothyroidism in Dogs

The Role of Vitamin B-12 in Thyroid Health

Source: The Role of Vitamin B-12 in Thyroid Health by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Your personal wellness and the efficiency at which your body operates is a direct result of the quality and completeness of the nutrients you consume. Complete nutrition promotes complete wellness, nutritional deficiencies result in wellness deficiencies. Energy levels and … Continue reading The Role of Vitamin B-12 in Thyroid Health

The Best Thyroid Diet for Maintaining Healthy Thyroid Levels

Source: The Best Thyroid Diet for Maintaining Healthy Thyroid Levels by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Maintaining healthy hormone levels can be a challenge but it is possible. Following a diet that supports the thyroid is a good place to start. It should provide certain nutrients, like iodine and selenium, that naturally support normal … Continue reading The Best Thyroid Diet for Maintaining Healthy Thyroid Levels

The 5 Most Common Thyroid Disorders

Source: The 5 Most Common Thyroid Disorders by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Thyroid disorders affect upwards of 20 million Americans and 80% of incidences affect women. In fact, 1 in 8 women will experience some type of thyroid disorder in their lives. [1]Regardless, thyroid health is an issue of importance for both men and … Continue reading The 5 Most Common Thyroid Disorders