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

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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

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

Source: Threats to Your Thyroid Function by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  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 … Continue reading Threats to Your Thyroid Function

What Is Hashimoto’s Disease?

The prevalence of thyroid disorders in America has reached epidemic proportions and it’s only getting worse. Hashimoto’s disease, also known as lymphocytic thyroiditis or autoimmune thyroiditis, is the most common thyroid disease. It’s characterized by chronic inflammation of the thyroid gland, reducing the gland’s normal function. Reduced thyroid function is called hypothyroidism and is often … Continue reading What Is Hashimoto’s Disease?

8 Great Sources of Iodine

Source: 8 Great Sources of Iodine by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  A healthy diet is a great way to ensure you receive a good balance of the nutrients your body requires, including iodine — and you need to make sure you always have enough iodine. Your thyroid depends on it to function and … Continue reading 8 Great Sources of Iodine

Iodine and Hypothyroidism

Source: Iodine and Hypothyroidism by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland does not produce enough key hormones. It is estimated to affect over 20 million Americans, over half of which are completely unaware.[1] Early symptoms can be mild and general, such as depression, weight gain, and … Continue reading Iodine and Hypothyroidism