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

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 thyroid health. Additionally, it’s important to be mindful of other types of food that can actually interfere … Continue reading The Best Thyroid Diet for Maintaining Healthy Thyroid Levels

The 5 Most Common Thyroid Disorders

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 women. Your thyroid is part of your endocrine system and if it’s out of … Continue reading The 5 Most Common Thyroid Disorders

10 Symptoms of Thyroid Problems Your Doctor May Miss

Source: 10 Symptoms of Thyroid Problems Your Doctor May Miss by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  The thyroid gland is one of the body’s most important components. The thyroid regulates hormone balance and contributes to weight, mood, and mental stability—and that barely scratches the surface. Because of the thyroid’s influence on so many of … Continue reading 10 Symptoms of Thyroid Problems Your Doctor May Miss

Threats to Your Thyroid Function

Located just below the voice box, the thyroid gland is part of the endocrine system and has a significant influence on many of the body’s most essential processes. Regulation of growth, body temperature, metabolism, and physical development are all driven by the thyroid gland.[1] Normal thyroid function is dependent on a number of factors, including nutrition … Continue reading Threats to Your Thyroid Function