Hashimoto's

Part 3: Little known facts about thyroid medications

Part 3: Little known facts about thyroid medications

We find that many people find their thyroid medication to be inadequate in relieving their symptoms.  Why?  It could be that it's not taken correctly (on an empty stomach, in the morning, 1-2 hours before eating or drinking anything), it’s synthetic, that the body isn't able to convert/use the hormone appropriately, or that the “fillers”(inactive ingredients) in the medications don’t react well with the patient.  Whatever the case, there are other thyroid medications to consider.

Summer's coming - time for (safe) sunscreen!

Summer's coming - time for (safe) sunscreen!

Research shows that 80% of what we apply to our skin gets absorbed into our body.  And women especially are prone to this - our skin is exposed to many more toxins than most men, in the form of cosmetics, lotions, body washes, and even cleaning products.  In fact, research shows that 78% of those with autoimmune disorders (for example, Hashimoto's thyroid disease, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis) are women!  Could our products be a contributory cause to this rise in autoimmune disease?