10 Thyroid Symptoms Every Woman Should Be Concerned About Guest Author: Anna Updated: 7/2/2018 If your body and mind aren’t functioning like they used to, aging might not be the only culprit. Thyroid symptoms have a lot to do with your quality of life, and keeping your thyroid healthy should be a top […]
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 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 […]
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 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).
Hypothyroid Diet In this post, I explain what a ketogenic diet is and how it can be helpful for hypothyroid people. A ketogenic diet is a high fat-low carb (HFLC) diet that helps to repair insulin sensitivity. My initial experiences with this diet have been positive but I will explain the transition more fully in […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]