Symptoms of Hypothyroidism

Every cell of the body requires thyroid hormone for proper functioning, so symptoms of hypothyroidism can result in every part of the body. Research reveals hypothyroidism is linked to heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer's, cancer, issues with the liver, kidneys, gall bladder, mental health, pregnancy complications, and more. Despite being linked to some of the deadliest diseases of our time, there is very little awareness about thyroid disease. The Thyroid Federation International estimates there are up to 300 million thyroid sufferers majority hypothyroid worldwide, yet over half remain undiagnosed. Many of us are told our symptoms are all in our head, but they are often NOT.

A cardiologist explains why magnesium is so good for your heart health

A cardiologist explains why magnesium is so important for your heart health

February is National Heart Health Month and it’s the perfect time to introduce cardiologist Dr. Sanjay Gupta. I first saw one of his YouTube videos on heart health and I was hooked. Dr. Gupta is a cardiologist in York, England. He explains how important magnesium is for everyone to maintain good heart health. [Read more…]

What if the cure for depression is OUTSIDE your brain? 6 strategies that work

What if the cure for depression is OUTSIDE your brain? 6 strategies that work

“My doctor wants to put me on an antidepressant,” my reader writes. “Are drugs, and the side effects they bring, my only option? [Read more…]

How Your Thyroid Affects Vaginal Dryness, Libido and Painful Sex (And what you can do about it at any age!)

How your thyroid affects vaginal dryness, libido & painful sex (and what you can do about it at any age)

Are your issues with your thyroid causing you problems in the bedroom? For many women, it absolutely is. I’ve invited a gynecologist and obstetrician to talk about how our hormones – sexual and thyroid – dictate a lot about what’s going on down there in our “lady parts”, regardless of our age.

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Married to Hashimoto’s: Husband of the Year! (Not So Much)

Married to Hashimoto's: Husband of the year (not so much)

A husband shares the story of how he got married to hashimoto’s. It’s honest and it’s raw. [Read more…]

Hypothyroidism Broke My Brain

Hypothyroidism broke my brain

I had always been an A student earning top marks, appearing on the Dean’s list multiple years in a row, receiving several large sum scholarships, graduating with High Distinction (equivalent to to magna cum laude) from the University of Toronto, completing dual Master’s degrees from Columbia University, then landing a plum position at one of the largest financial services firms on Wall Street in New York City and receiving offers to sit on the Board of Directors of multiple organizations. This is not to toot my own horn but to set a backdrop for my story. [Read more…]