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14 Essential Oils for a Healthy Thyroid

Many of you are taking thyroid supplements or medications already, but you might consider adding one more thing into your thyroid health regimen.  Simple is best, and there’s nothing more simple or pure that I can think of than essential oils, which are basically extracts from flowers and plants. The medical community never used to think much […]

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You Pay the Price if Your Doctor Misdiagnoses You

I bet you’ve been told some pretty awful stuff by your doctors over the years. Maybe they’ve told you that you’re crazy, or that you have depression or bipolar.  Maybe they’ve written off your symptoms to normal aging or menopause, or that your anxiety, fatigue or brain fog are all in your head. I felt […]

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Headaches? Time to Get Your Thyroid Checked!

I like saying “I told you so” because it means you got my help years ahead of everyone else.  And in this case, it’s about headaches and migraines, and how this condition is tied to hypothyroidism and thyroid hormone insufficiencies. Because headaches and thyroid disease are not life-threatening, there isn’t a lot of research on them, but […]

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Your Feelings Matter More than Your Labs… How Ya’ Feeling?

It’s such a simple question and yet, I bet your own opinion of how you feel matters little to your doctors.  It’s quite frequent that you’re told not to worry about your health if a lab test comes back as “normal.”  The assumption is made that nothing’s wrong. New research suggests that how you FEEL […]

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9 Tips to Improve Energy and Stop Thyroid Problems



#1 There are many “thyroid bombs” and cigarettes are one of them. Smokers have lower serum TSH and higher free T4 and free T3 levels than non-smokers, which makes it look like you don’t have thyroid disease even when you do. #2 Drive old cars.  The new ones are off-gassing all the bromide and that’s […]

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Coptis May Help MARCoNS, Hashi and Diabetes

Sometimes I come across the weirdest things that are amazingly helpful, like Coptis chinensis.  This herb is used frequently in Chinese medicine (Huang Lian), especially to treat diabetes.  One constituent was shown in 2016 in a study (Journal of Food and Medicine) to prevent formation of Advanced Glycation End (AGE) products which basically age you […]

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We All Have Some Degree of Autoimmune Disease

It’s a scary thought isn’t it that you could have autoimmune dysfunction even though you may not have been diagnosed with a disorder yet.  If you take my article to your physician today, they’ll tell you autoimmune disease is “rare” and here I’m saying I think all of us have some degree.  I’m not crazy. […]

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Your Questions Answered About Hashimoto’s, Peroxide and Thyroid

Happy Day All! I promised you that I’d answer some of your questions, and that’s what this blog is about. So here are some answers to your questions submitted to me regarding thyroid dysfunction, peroxide and Hashimoto’s in a prior newsletter. First off, you guys are REALLY smart. Every question was a good one. I […]

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The Case Against Kale

I want to share with you a recent conversation between me and my “bookface” mom: Mom: Suzy!  Eat more broccoli!!!  (This was the 5th time she said it). Suzy: Ma, c’mon, I don’t want a goitrogen. Mom: Hah? Why don’t you like going to the gym? Suzy: No ma, I said goitrogen!  I like going to the […]

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11 Harmless Folk Remedies to Patch You Up

Dear Readers: Today is going to be fun.  I’m passing along to you some of the folk remedies that readers have shared over the years.  Though there may be truth in some of them,  please don’t take these as medical advice. Remember that just because something is natural doesn’t mean it’s necessarily safe or effective! I’ve put my […]

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