Menopause and the Thyroid – What is happening to your body?

Menopause and the Thyroid – What is happening to your body?

‘A normal part of our life cycle that celebrates the wisdom of age and letting go of youth’ Menopause has a reputation as not being very pleasant – to put it mildly! Most of us know someone (mother, grandmother, friend) who has, or is, going through peri menopause. It often doesn’t sound nice and while it has […]

Heart & Blood Pressure Health for Thyroid Patients

Heart & Blood Pressure Health for Thyroid Patients

Cardiovascular abnormalities are associated with both hyper AND hypo thyroid states, and especially where there is already a risk of coronary complications, altered blood pressure or palpitations from other causes of poor health. Strenuous exercise and caffeine intake are also contributing factors in these patients, and permanent changes to cardio health are unlikely once the […]

NATURAL CITRUS CLEANER DIY RECIPE

NATURAL CITRUS CLEANER DIY RECIPE

    Did you know most antibacterial and cleaning agents can reduce your Thyroid function? Triclosan comes to mind but in truth there are many. The essential oils and bioflavonoids in the rind and white pith of citrus fruits have many properties for health, but also excel as a cleaning agent with naturally pleasant fragrances. […]

Why Sardines are a Good Choice

Why Sardines are a Good Choice

  Some of you might wrinkle up your nose at the thought of eating sardines but…. They are worth trying then. Plus – FRESH Sardines are SO much tastier than tinned plus you don’t get the nasty BPA chemicals that can leech into foods from the packaging… Stay with me for the top 5 reasons to eat fresh […]

THE 7 BEST, FREE & FANTASTIC THYROID RESOURCES

THE 7 BEST, FREE & FANTASTIC THYROID RESOURCES

    1 – STOP THE THYROID MADNESS While there is no way of getting personalized health advice online, this website is the sum of research and patient experiences in the treatment of Thyroid conditions. They do have a book to purchase, but their extensive free website is based on “communal wisdom” and greatly helps […]

Pumpkin and Pesto Zoodles

Pumpkin and Pesto Zoodles

We have all heard of pasta, most of us eat it, and we all love it! The comforting bowl of delicious heaven that’s usually topped with a meaty sauce or smothered in cream and cheese. It’s one of those sobby comforting dishes that we all love, yet the moment we take the last mouthful we’re […]

The Importance of Spiritual Awareness for Thyroid Patients

The Importance of Spiritual Awareness for Thyroid Patients

There are so many wonderful things we can do to support our patients nutritionally, herbally and through diet to help bring their thyroid hormones back to balance. But one thing that’s often forgotten (well something I forget about all the time) is the spiritual and emotional side of thyroid disorders. Some beautiful quotes I have […]

Paleo Pumpkin Bread

Paleo Pumpkin Bread

This is a gluten-free, paleo-based bread that is ridiculously delicious! It’s light and moist and healthy too!   What’s so healthy about it?
 Well, as you might expect from the rich orange colour, pumpkins are chock-full of beta-carotenes, the vitamin A precursor and powerful antioxidant, protecting us against oxidative stress, cancer, respiratory and cardiovascular conditions […]