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Am I Hypothyroid?

Am I Hypothyroid?

Are You Fatigued? Do You Have Low energy? Your thyroid hormone, T3 (the active thyroid hormone), has many functions. One of these is to increase the number of mitochondria (power plants) in your cells. Your mitochondria are intracellular organelles that…

Signs and Symptoms of Hypothyroidism

Signs and Symptoms of Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism affects many people. It is a condition with many potential symptoms, some more common than others. However, because everyone has different genetic makeup, nutritional inputs, exercise level, toxin exposure, etc., your individual set of symptoms will vary from those…

HealthBrief – Dietary Choices May Defeat Diabetes

Flavanoids are a type of antioxidant – compounds shown to be effective in counteracting oxidative damage. Anthocyanins are a subgroup of flavanoids, for which a number of previous studies suggest beneficial health effects. Aedin Cassidy, from the University of East…

Ecological Medicine – Les Cole, MD

“If someone blew up a hospital or infected a water supply, we’d view it as an act of health terrorism. But pumping persistent organic pollutants into the atmosphere, clearing forests, over-using resources and contributing to global warming are equally inimical…

Type 2 Diabetes – How Did I Get Here?

Type 2 Diabetes – How Did I Get Here?

If you have Type 2 Diabetes (T2D), you’ve probably seen a doctor and been put on a blood sugar lowering medication (such as metformin) for it. If you asked how you got it, you may not have gotten an answer,…