Thyroid Antibodies

A few weeks ago I got some routine lab work done, including my thyroid hormone levels and my thyroid antibodies. (After being diagnosed with Hashimoto’s over a decade ago, having these labs done is pretty routine- I have my levels checked at least once a year).I had been noticing more fatigue than normal for the […]

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Food Sensitivities and Fatigue

 Does any of this sound familiar? You find that you get frequent migraines for no apparent reason. Or you experience embarrassing gas and bloating after meals.  Maybe you have eczema, unexplained rashes or acne (and you’re definitely not a teenager anymore!) And let’s not forget about fatigue. Not just the kind of fatigue you might […]

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Spring Detox Support Protocols

This article is Part 2 of a series on Spring Detox Protocols for Liver and Thyroid function. In Part 1, we discussed why spring is traditionally held as the best season to support the liver with a gentle detox protocol, how to eliminate toxins that tax the liver and which foods support liver function. In Part 2, […]

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3 of My Favorite Thyroid Books

When I get a little money, I buy books, and if any is left, I buy food and clothing.” – Desiderius ErasmusDid you know most doctors recieve only a few hours of nutrition education during medical school? And some schools don’t require any training in nutrition to become a medical doctor. None! No wonder our health […]

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Spring Liver Detox

After I was handed down a Hashimoto’s diagnosis over a decade ago, I chocked up any fatigue and moodiness I felt to my sluggish thyroid gland.  But I’ve since learned that when signs of fatigue, brain fog and moodiness appear, I need to look to my liver first. As your main organ of detoxication, the liver […]

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Ferritin and Thyroid Hair Loss

In this article, we’ll discuss the primary cause of thyroid related hair loss- low ferritin levels.  We’ll also look at some of the main causes of low ferritin and what you can do to improve your ferritin iron levels and fix your hair loss.  As frustrating as fatigue, cold hands and feet, and brain fog […]

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Vitamin B12 for Thyroid, Adrenal and Mood Support

It’s no secret that mood issues like depression and anxiety often accompany thyroid problems.  In fact, studies have confirmed a strong link between autoimmune thyroid antibodies and depression. (1) I can certainly attest that depression was a constant companion for me while I was in the throes of thyroid dysfunction.  I often felt angry and overwhelmed […]

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Top 5 Toxins Wrecking Your Hormones

The average woman puts over 500 synthetic chemicals on her skin- every day.When I wrote my book, Energy Reset: Remove the Toxins, Reset Your Hormones, Restore Your Energy, I was floored by what I learned as I researched and talked to experts about the sheer number of toxins that make their way into our personal […]

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Cooking & Meal Prep

One of the best things you can do to get your hormones in balance, bring down inflammation and improve your energy levels is to dial in your diet.  Eliminating inflammatory foods and focusing on getting nutrient dense, whole foods into your diet can truly make all the difference in feeling your best. I know it did […]

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The 3 Pillars of Hormone Balance

Everybody loves a quick fix.  Heck, even me, the queen of Stop-looking-for-a-quick-fix loves it when there’s an easy solution to a problem.  The thing I have against “quick fixes” however, is they usually aren’t actually fixing anything. They just mask the issue for the short term so you can go on your merry way, pretending […]

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