The Gut and Thyroid Connection

There are currently 27 million American with Hypo- (low) thyroidism, mostly female, and nearly half are undiagnosed. The majority (90%) of adult hypothyroidism is due to Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis or Hashimoto’s Disease.  This is an Auto Immune process, inflammatory in nature, where the body’s immune system is attacking its own thyroid.  It will begin with acute […]

Low Iodine Intake: Is It Affecting Your Health?

According to the National Health & Nutrition Survey, human iodine levels are at a 50% decline from 1971 to 2000. Here is the top contributing factors according to Teresa Dale PhD, CCN. 1. Low to no ocean fish and sea vegetable intake 2. Table salt which is iodine inadequate instead of sea salt 3. Inadequate […]

Allergies – Why They Occur And What You Can Do Today To Make Them Unnecessary, Naturally

Whether you have seasonal allergic symptoms, perennial (year round), nasal, respiratory symptoms, asthma or even skin conditions we need to understand our immune system is overreacting.  When our nervous system/mind perceives a threat (real like a vicious dog/fear or unreal like they don’t love me and I’m empty & worthless/fear) the immune system mounts a […]

Anti-Biotics and Digestive Disturbances

Dr. John Redman Coxe, 1773-1864, wrote that “The longer I live, the less confidence I have in drugs and the greater my confidence in the regulation and administration of diet and regimen.”  Sounds like a wise man. Its all about our 6 Essentials. From the American Journal of Gastro-enterology, Oct. 12, 2010, Shaw, et al : […]