6 Yoga Poses That Stimulate Thyroid Function
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6 Yoga Poses That Stimulate Thyroid Function

Yoga is a practice that has been around for centuries, proven to have many benefits, and it can help with thyroid health in many ways. However, it is important to know which type of yoga poses are best for your specific needs.  The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped organ situated in the front of the…

The Best Carbs for Gut Health Approved by Dietitians
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The Best Carbs for Gut Health Approved by Dietitians

Carbs are important for gut health. In fact, most foods containing carbohydrates contain fiber which helps signal our bodies that we need to have a bowel movement and pass food through our intestines. When your body does not receive the correct nutritional cues from your diet, it can lead to diseases like diabetes, obesity, and…

The Breakfast Habit That Makes You 4 Times More at Risk of Dementia
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The Breakfast Habit That Makes You 4 Times More at Risk of Dementia

Being diagnosed with dementia or witnessing a loved one’s neurological deterioration is something millions of people face on a daily basis.  Dementia is not a single disease. It is a term that encompasses a wide range of medical conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease. The most common question for those who have been directly affected by dementia…

The Poop Cure: Fecal Transplantation To Possibly Cure Diabetes
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The Poop Cure: Fecal Transplantation To Possibly Cure Diabetes

If I told you way back in time that diabetes could be cured using healthy people’s poop–you’d probably laugh at me in the face.  But with the current technological improvements and recent discoveries about our bodies, a fecal microbiome transplant—or poop transplant—is now possible. Why Poop? It may sound horrible, but the term “poop” or…

Israeli Study Offers Strongest Proof Yet of Vitamin D’s Power to Fight COVID
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Israeli Study Offers Strongest Proof Yet of Vitamin D’s Power to Fight COVID

After two years of COVID-19, it is starting to feel like the new normal. COVID seems everywhere and possibly inevitable – which is frightening considering how varied the effects are. You might not even notice you have it – or it could kill you. But what if there were a way to help fight COVID,…

5-Minute Breathing Workout Lowers Blood Pressure As Much As Exercise, Drugs
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5-Minute Breathing Workout Lowers Blood Pressure As Much As Exercise, Drugs

Do you know that 116 million Americans, that’s nearly one out of every two adults, suffer from hypertension, also known as high blood pressure? These high numbers are very concerning, especially among the older generation. Health Risks of Hypertension? Blood pressure is the strength with which the blood travels through the artery’s inner walls. Typically…

Being Clean and Hygienic Doesn’t Impair Childhood Immunity
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Being Clean and Hygienic Doesn’t Impair Childhood Immunity

On November 9, 1989, a stunned audience watched the fall of the Berlin Wall live on television. This was an unprecedented event with global implications, and the whole world was glued to their screens as it unfolded.  However, while most of us observed this game-changing world occurrence in awe, Dr. Erika von Mutius wondered about…

Air Pollution During Pregnancy May Affect Growth of Newborn Babies
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Air Pollution During Pregnancy May Affect Growth of Newborn Babies

A fascinating study from July 2021 focused on a possible connection between pollution during pregnancy and the growth of newborn babies. It discovered interesting relationships to a baby’s thyroid health. The study looked at how much thyroxine (a hormone produced by the thyroid) was present in newborn babies because past studies have shown that air…

Beware of Disinformation Around Thyroid Health
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Beware of Disinformation Around Thyroid Health

If you suffer from mood swings, low energy, or a weakened immune system, you may be tempted to believe that these problems are due to thyroid health – especially if you have been researching on the internet for a diagnosis! (1) The thyroid can be credited with many of the inner workings of the human…