Hormones are chemicals that are made by your endocrine glands. The glands release hormones into your bloodstream to be carried to the appropriate body part.
It’s difficult for you to function properly when your hormones are out of balance. A hormone imbalance can cause weight gain or mood swings that affect your day-to-day life. Taking hormones can help people whose bodies don’t make enough of a certain hormone, or whose hormone levels are unbalanced.
Bioidentical hormones are just one type of man-made hormones available. Of all the hormones out there, the bioidentical type is the closest to the real thing. These hormones are chemically identical to the ones your body makes, so you can absorb them easily. Bioidentical hormones are made in a laboratory and can come in different forms.
The product Spectra 303-T, by Integrative Therapeutics, has been discontinued. The Spectra 303-T has been an amazing thyroid supplement for many years. I know that many of you are worried and wondering what to take in replacement. Not to stress, I promise to provide you with an equivalent or a better recommendation by the end […]
One of our most popular podcasts, ‘Do you have low T3’ received a lot of listener questions. In this article, I would like to answer some listener questions regarding their concerns about low T3 levels. Just a little background, I promise not to bore you with too much physiology. The thyroid gland mainly produces T4 […]
A low functioning thyroid can cause many symptoms. That is because the thyroid is involved in practically every aspect of your body. In this post, I am going to talk about ways to help hair loss from thyroid and other hormonal imbalances. Hair loss from hypothyroid is from the root. You will find full-length pieces […]
Share Share on Facebook Tweet Tweet this Pin Pin this Share Share on LinkedIn There are a couple of ways to answer this question, but first, let’s run through an all too common scenario. You are tired all the time, you have gained 30 lbs, your hair is falling out, and have struggled with constipation […]
Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis has been around for a long time, but not entirely recognized until recently. Archaic dogma assumes if you have hypothyroid you have Hashimoto’s disease. And the treatment is singular, Synthroid/levothyroxine; however, Hashimoto’s is so much more than hypothyroid. Hashimoto’s disease is an autoimmune disorder in which the immune system attacks the thyroid, which […]
Hashimoto’s Disease also known as Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis is an autoimmune disorder in which the immune system attacks the thyroid gland, eventually leading to hypothyroidism. Hashimoto’s does run in families as a genetic trait and seems to be more predominant in females. Proper Hashimotos testing is important for a diagnosis and will help in determining effecitve treatment […]