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Although we’ve all read the stories about marriage being good for your health, a  bad marriage  is bad your health. In fact, bad marriages are far worse for you than healthy marriages are good for you. In other words, if your marriage is a constant stressor, you’ll lower your risk of chronic disease either going it alone [...]

Want to get fat? Go on a diet

It’s an addiction to insanity in our culture, one of the most overfed populations in human history — the weight loss diet. Despite plenty of scientific evidence that diets don’t produce lasting results for most people and despite countless numbers of dieters, most of them women, thrown into a lifetime of damaging despair, low self-esteem, [...]

When most people think of inflammation they think of arthritic joints, or maybe a sprained ankle. But did you know your brain can become inflamed, too? The problem is an inflamed brain won't hurt. Instead you should look for other symptoms of brain inflammation. These include brain fog, slow thinking, fatigue, and  depression. Brain fog is [...]

Still have hypothyroid symptoms despite normal lab results?

Do you take thyroid hormone medication but still suffer fatigue, weight gain, hair loss, constipation, depression, cold hands and feet, or other thyroid symptoms? Have you been told there is nothing more that can be done for your thyroid symptoms because your lab tests are normal? Hypothyroidism, or low thyroid function, affects millions of Americans. [...]

A blood sugar imbalance can seriously undermine your efforts to manage Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism, an autoimmune thyroid disease. A primary factor in taming an autoimmune disease like Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism is to control blood sugar. The body has several ways to keep blood sugar within a narrow range so it doesn't go too high or too low. [...]

Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism: Ten things that cause leaky gut

The concept of leaky gut is becoming more widely accepted—even Dr. Oz talked about it on his show recently. Repairing leaky gut is an important strategy in managing Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism, an autoimmune thyroid disease. It’s important to know the cause of leaky gut can be different for each person. For instance, it could be the [...]

Anemia: Deal breaker to managing Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism

If you have iron-deficiency anemia, it will be difficult to manage your Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. Because it robs the cells of oxygen necessary for basic functions, anemia is a deal breaker when it comes to improving your health. Knowing how to identify and address anemia are crucial first steps to managing Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. What is iron-deficiency [...]

Brain injury prevention goes beyond whether you wear a helmet. Two people with the same injury can have two wildly different reactions—one mild, one debilitating—based on the health of their brain prior to injury. If your Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism condition is not properly managed, you may be at risk for more devastation from a brain injury. [...]

It doesn't just make newborns and Grandpa grumpy—constipation is a serious digestive issue that can significantly impact your health, and is common among those with Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. Conventional medicine defines constipation as having hard stools with a bowel movement fewer than three times per week, and severe constipation as less than once a week. In [...]

We sit at desks, sit in traffic, and sit at home in front of the TV. Americans have lost touch with the human being's most basic and unique design function: to walk. Walking daily not only wards off more diseases than you count on both hands, it also soothes the mind, inspires creativity, and heightens [...]

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