Support when diagnosed with Cancer

How do we get support? People often feel overwhelmed, scared, anxious and upset after a diagnosis of cancer. These are all normal feelings. Having practical and emotional support during and after diagnosis and treatment of any type of cancer is very important. Support may be available from family and friends, health professionals or special support […]

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Angiogenesis and the Thyroid

Angiogenesis and the Thyroid

It is well established that solid tumor and nodular growth is dependent upon angiogenesis, the growth of new blood vessels. Angiogenesis is a critical step in the development of all known cancers, and its inhibition may help in the avoidance and suppression of tumor growth, progression, and metastases (cells spreading). Antiangiogenic therapy represents a new […]

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Natural Thyroid Hormone – The Big Difference

Natural Thyroid Hormone –  The Big Difference

A natural, bio-identical hormone is generally made from a plant product (such as soy or wild yams) or of porcine origin that has the same structure as the hormones produced in the body. Examples of natural, bio-identical hormones include Desiccated Thyroid, Natural Progesterone, Natural Testosterone, DHEA, Pregnenolone, Natural Estrogens and Melatonin. Because natural, bio-identical hormones […]

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Thyroid Nutrients Overview

Thyroid Nutrients Overview

Good Foods + Nutrients = a Healthy Thyroid Like all systems in the body the thyroid too needs certain nutrients and foods to function properly. Thyroid hormones are made from Tyrosine (a protein) and iodine (a halide mineral). T4 (4 iodine molecules) converts to T3 (3 iodine molecules) the active thyroid hormone, with the minerals […]

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Hypothyroidism – Diagnosis and Treatments (Part 2)

Hypothyroidism – Diagnosis and Treatments (Part 2)

Hypothyroid is one of the most commonly missed conditions by blood screening and affects millions of people, predominantly women in the western world. This condition is poorly managed with current blood testing methods. Hypothyroidism is an under active or low thyroid, meaning it isn’t naturally producing enough thyroid hormone for your body to metabolize properly. […]

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Hypothyroidism – What is under active Thyroid (Part 1)

Hypothyroidism – What is under active Thyroid (Part 1)

Hypothyroidism is an under active or low thyroid, meaning it isn’t naturally producing enough thyroid hormone for your body to metabolize properly. The most common causes of hypothyroidism include the autoimmune condition Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, and iodine deficiency. Hypothyroidism occurs more commonly in people, women specifically, over the age of fifty. Initially, you may not even […]

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Hyperthyroidism – Diagnosis and Treatments

Hyperthyroidism – Diagnosis and Treatments

Hyperthyroidism or over active thyroid refers to conditions caused by excessive thyroid hormone produced by the thyroid gland. Hyperthyroid is notoriously difficult to treat and it is imperative you seek the care of an experienced integrative practitioner (integrative means a practitioner that understands the importance of specific nutrient dosing – natural treatments and western medial […]

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What is Hyperthyroidism – The Overactive Thyroid

What is Hyperthyroidism – The Overactive Thyroid

Hyperthyroidism or over active thyroid refers to conditions caused by excessive thyroid hormones Free T3 and Free T4. Hyperthyroidism is where your hormonal system is not functioning because too much of your metabolic hormone is being produced and released into your system. This means the rate in which your burn fat and calories will be […]

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