Low Body Temperature Symptoms and Causes – And How to Treat It

Temperature is an indicator of the amount of heat contained in a system and in the human body our temperature is an extension of basic body metabolism and a host of other factors. Heat is a form of energy and every reaction in a human body occurs at a certain energy or temperature level thus … Continue reading Low Body Temperature Symptoms and Causes – And How to Treat It

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Iodine, Thyroid and Low Body Temperature

Who will benefit from taking iodine? Actually, the answer is just about everyone will benefit from more iodine. Did you know that over 30% of the US has thyroid problems and that is probably a huge underestimate considering how iodine deficient the population is in the United States and around the world. Chronic fatigue, low … Continue reading Iodine, Thyroid and Low Body Temperature

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

Exposure to Cold Temperatures Can Change Our Gene Expression and Fat Cells

Long-term exposure to cold temperatures could actually affect our gene expression and influence our fat cells, a recent study suggests. Research published in Nature Communications offers more evidence on how lifestyle choices and exposure to our environment can dictate the way our genes express themselves, an overarching theme of epigenetics. A group of researchers based … Continue reading Exposure to Cold Temperatures Can Change Our Gene Expression and Fat Cells

Is Goat’s Milk Better Than Cow’s Milk? Here’s a List of Health Benefits

While cow’s milk remains one of America’s most common daily drinks, it is interesting to note that it may also be the reason why many Americans experience gas, bloating, and other forms of indigestion. When you consider the average cow is given growth hormones, antibiotics, GMO feed, vaccinations, and exposed to toxic conditions, it is … Continue reading Is Goat’s Milk Better Than Cow’s Milk? Here’s a List of Health Benefits

Metabolism and the Thyroid

Source: Metabolism and the Thyroid by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Often referred to as the “master gland,” the thyroid manages important body processes, including protein creation, energy levels, and metabolism. Because metabolic output is often related to body mass, proper thyroid function is instrumental when you’re trying to regulate your body weight. Thyroid … Continue reading Metabolism and the Thyroid