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Herbal Thyroid Supplement Resources

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Guide to Herbal Supplements

An estimated 18 million adults use herbs in some form, and the sale of these products continues to increase.   Herbal supplements, which come from plants that have medicinal properties, claim to cure, treat, or prevent disease.&n...  Read more

The Science Behind Soy

The humble soybean has come a long way. Today, soy is everywhere and in every possible form—beans, nuts, milk, yogurt, cheese, flour, tofu, tempeh, and “meat” analogs, to name a few. You can eat soy alone, cooked, or combined with o...  Read more

Eating with Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism, the chronic condition of an under-active thyroid, affects millions of Americans. It's most commonly caused by chronic autoimmune thyroiditis or Hashimoto's disease, and can result in a variety of symptoms, including: weight ga...  Read more

Can Stress Cause Weight Gain?

Some advertisements claim that hormonal changes from high stress lead to weight gain. These ads offer products that will supposedly normalize your hormones, thus decreasing your waist size. Should you use these products? Research does supp...  Read more

A Healthy Diet for Dealing with Depression

Although the foods you eat cannot treat depression, your diet does have significant effects on your mood, energy levels, mental health, and your ability to cope with stress. If you suffer from depression or seasonal affective disorder (SAD), certain...  Read more

Reintroducing Chicken, help with supplements
Updated 9/9/2014 1:12:36 PM

I've been a vegetarian for about eight years. In the past two years or so I began to take probiotics along with B-vitamins and iron supplements. This week I plan to incorporate bone broth into my meals and slowly reintroduce chicken into my diet. (I'...  Read more

Herbal Tea or water?
Updated 9/8/2014 4:26:36 PM

My 8 glasses of water have been WATER. Was reading in today's articles from SP that herbal tea would count as a water. Any info I had before this, tea or coffee could NOT be counted for a cup of water. Is the herbal tea different somehow?...  Read more

Protein supplements
Updated 9/5/2014 10:37:32 PM

I have difficulty getting as much protein as recommended in my food plan. Are protein supplements a good substitute? Could this help my weight loss efforts?...  Read more

Exercise, good diet, thyroid meds...fat!
Updated 9/1/2014 1:27:17 AM

This is beyond frustrating for me. I have recently been diagnosed with hypothyroidism...my number for tsh was 18.14 and it's supposed to be under 3. That's correctable...but my frustration is that I spend quite a few minutes weekly at the gym...whe...  Read more

calcium supplement
Updated 8/6/2014 12:29:00 PM

I had weight loss surgery three months ago, so i now take a daily dose of various supplements.. I had been using calcium chews (that were reminiscent of tootsie rolls), I recently switched to a tablet instead - and i'm noticing that i'm nauseous ever...  Read more

Weight Gain?

If your body does not produce sufficient amounts of the thyroid hormone T4, symptoms of AN underactive thyroid result. Symptoms INCLUDE fatigue, FEELING BLUE, weight gain, hair loss, feeling cold often, constipation, brittle or splitting nails, memor...  Read more

Motivations

After gaining about 49lbs from a divorce, stressed, holidays and thyroids problems, I was not feeling health and was having low self esteem issues. The Dr. that is treading for my thyroid problem got me motivated to start loosing weight because of a...  Read more

Thyroid Community

Got a thyroid disorder? Come share, learn and grow with our member driven, information oriented team....  Read more

Alternative Treatments for Hot Flashes

Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. By Cathy Cram, M.S. This second blog in a three-part series on treatments for menopausal hot flashes focuses on alternative options....  Read more

The Weight Loss Key You May Be Missing

In my younger days as a high school and college athlete, eating right and being active allowed me to maintain a consistently healthy weight. Working as a Registered Dietitian and maintaining an active lifestyle allowed me to maintain that health...  Read more