Gina Heath, INHC

Gina Heath, INHC

Guest Post:  Share Your Story   Author:  Gina Heath, INHC Updated:  6/10/2018   Six months after my son was born, I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism. I was told I had an underactive thyroid that was common after childbirth but was given no other explanation. I was put on the conventional Synthroid medication and kept hearing […]

Thyroid Gland Location

Thyroid Gland Location

Thyroid Gland location   Updated:  5/9/2018 By:  Zana Carver, PhD   Thyroid Gland Location This short video demonstrates the thyroid gland location and surrounding structures.  The thyroid gland location video is narrated and rotates to allow better visualization.  In this animation, I mention the thyroid gland’s relationship to other anatomical structures.  I did not mention […]

Guest Blog

Guest Blog

What’s Your Story? Everywhere I go, I hear about people struggling with their thyroid health or I see people who may be struggling but do not know it yet.  Do you have a thyroid story to tell?  I would love to hear about your journey.  Please consider guest blogging for www.thyroidcode.org!

Hyperthyroid

Hyperthyroid

Hyperthyroid Did you know that autoimmune disorders cause most types of thyroid gland dysfunction?  Grave’s disease is one cause of an overactive thyroid gland.  In this short video, I explain the symptoms of high thyroid hormone levels (hyperthyroidism).

8 Effective Productivity Tips: For People with Low Energy

8 Effective Productivity Tips:  For People with Low Energy

By:  Zana Carver, PhD UPDATED 4/14/2018   Thyroid and Energy People who struggle with their thyroid health also struggle with their energy levels.  The everyday tasks that others take for granted seem like moving mountains to someone who has low levels of thyroid hormones (hypothyroid)  https://www.thyroidcode.org/thyroid-introduction-2/ but there are some tips to help level the […]

Thyroid Medication

Thyroid Medication

Did you know that 60-90% of thyroid dysfunction is caused by autoimmune disorders?  It’s also notable that autoimmune disorders are in many cases treatable.  With dietary changes, supplements, and removing environmental stresses a person can help their thyroid gland to function better.  It’s much better if you can heal your thyroid and not have to […]

Hypothyroid Video

Hypothyroid Video

Hypothyroid When a person has low thyroid hormones they can feel tired, run down, cold, and have difficulty remembering, concentrating, or problem-solving.  They can have high cholesterol, a slow heart rate, have low or high blood pressure, digestive issues, dry skin, hair loss, and menstrual problems.  An autoimmune condition, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, is often the cause […]

Video Introduction

Video Introduction

By:  Zana Carver, PhD Updated 4/29/2018 Background Hello, I’m a survivor of thyroid cancer that was found in 2005.  Initially, I had a goiter that had grown over a 2-year period and required surgery.  It was a surprise that the pathologist found papillary carcinoma in my thyroid gland when it was removed, because the goiter […]