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The Thyroid/Fibromyalgia Connection

A significant percentage of the estimated 20 million people with hypothyroidism end up also being diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Both conditions share symptoms, including fatigue, exhaustion, depression, brain fog, and varying degrees of muscle and joint pain. (Hypothyroidism, FMS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Restless…

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Shaky Amount of Iodine in U.S. Salt

There are fewer food sources of iodine in the American diet than there were just a few decades ago, raising the risk of iodine deficiency in a growing number of people. So says a researcher who calls himself an “iodine activist.” (Salt,…

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Iodine Deficiency and the Thyroid

While iodine deficiency was not common in the U.S., it is again on the rise here as well. The first National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES I), which took place between 1971 – 1974, found that just 2.6% of US citizens…

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How Can Selenium Help the Thyroid?

The thyroid produces hormones that regulate heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature and weight. Iodine and selenium are critical minerals for maintaining proper function of the thyroid gland. Selenium is found naturally in many foods and is also available in supplement form.…

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Thyroid & Metabolism

Many individuals are confused as to whether they have a low or underactive thyroid, or some type of thyroid condition such as hypothyroid, hyperthyroid, elevated thyroid autoantibodies, or Hashimotos thyroiditis. Interestingly, many people are simply suffering from rather simple nutritional deficiencies. (Hypothyroidism,…

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Thyroid Function and Vitamin D

Recently, science has begun to investigate the potential link between vitamin D deficiency and impaired thyroid function. If thyroid hormone levels are imbalanced, or if the thyroid lacks nutrients to operate correctly, disorders can result. (Hypothyroidism, Hyperthyroidism, Vitamin D Deficiency)

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Nutrients for Thyroid Support

Learn how to improve the condition of your thyroid using diet and nutritional options such as minerals, amino acids and herbs. (Iodine, Selenium, Zinc)

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Fibromyalgia and Vitamin D Deficiency Link

In 2008 the online site Pain Treatment Topics released a review of research on the potential benefits of vitamin D for patients with pain conditions, notably musculoskeletal and back issues. Although results varied, researchers agree insufficient vitamin D is an underlying factor in…

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L-Carnosine: An Anti-Aging Nutrient

Over the years, carnosine has come to be known as an anti-aging nutrient. In fact, it is often referred to as one of the nutrients for longevity. (Diabetes, Cataracts, Neuropathy, Atherosclerosis)

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