A Balancing Act Between Your Adrenals, Thyroid & Sex Hormones

A Balancing Act Between Your Adrenals, Thyroid & Sex Hormones

A few years ago at age 42 I had a sudden onset of rapid hair loss that devastated me. I spent over one year researching the causes of hair loss to save my own hair.

I was going through an extremely stressful time in my life. At that very moment my menstrual cycles dramatically changed and my hypothyroidism symptoms, in particular the fatigue, intensified. While adjusting my thyroid hormone replacement medication was important, treating my adrenal fatigue and the sudden shift in my sex hormones were key to stopping my thyroid hair loss. My experience showed loud and clear the intricate connection between our thyroid, adrenal glands, and sex hormones. Within a few months of intense stress I was completely unbalanced and it wreaked havoc on my entire body including my hair. [Read more…]

20 Tips and Resources to Help You Heal Thyroid Disease

20 tips and resources to help you heal thyroid disease

When Carrie Vitt was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, she was put on an elimination diet to cleanse her system that removed gluten and grains. Failing to find recipes that followed her strict diet guidelines and still were delicious, she began experimenting in her own kitchen. Through organic, unprocessed, grain-free foods Carrie has reversed Hashimoto’s, chronic migraines, IBS, and eczema. Oh the power of food.

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10 Signs You Have Adrenal Stress and Natural Treatments For It

10 Signs You Have Adrenal Stress And Natural Treatments For It

The thyroid and adrenals are so intricately connected. It wouldn’t be a surprise to me at all if many of my Hypothyroid Mom readers are struggling with adrenal stress and they have no idea. A Yale-trained physician shares the ten signs of adrenal imbalance to watch for and the natural treatments she uses with her patients.

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Are your adrenals diseased?

Are your adrenals diseased?

Could your adrenals be the missing key to better health? [Read more…]

10 ways to overcome fatigue with a low thyroid

10 ways to overcome fatigue with a low thyroid

There is NO tired like THYROID tired.

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18 Things Thyroid Patients Can Do To Beat Insomnia

18 Things Thyroid Patients Can Do To Beat Insomnia

It is incredible really the number of followers on my Hypothyroid Mom Facebook page that ask about insomnia. I receive comments at all hours of the day and night from hypothyroid people struggling to sleep at night. This is a very real issue.
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Why A TSH Level Isn’t Enough To Understand Your Thyroid Condition

Why a TSH level isn't enough to understand your thyroid condition

In mainstream medicine, TSH is considered the gold standard for the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid disease. The sad truth is that this one lab test FAILS to give a full picture of thyroid health and leaves many thyroid sufferers undiagnosed or insufficiently treated. Thyroid health is a puzzle with many important pieces.

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Anxiety? Panic Attacks? Depression? Mood Swings? The Thyroid Roller Coaster Ride

Thyroid Roller Coaster Ride

Do you ever feel like you’re on a mood roller coaster ride?
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