Actress Zoe Saldana Touts ‘Clean Eating’ for Thyroid Condition

Star Trek actress Zoe Saldana recently announced that she has a thyroid condition known as  Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, an autoimmune disease that affects an estimated 20 million people in the United States. About seven times more women than men suffer from this disorder, often called chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis, and in Saldana’s case, both her mother and … Read more

10 Common and Hidden Symptoms of Thyroid Disorders (And What to Do if You Have One)

According to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), 27 million Americans have thyroid disease, but more than half remain undiagnosed. The reason? Doctors often confuse thyroid symptoms with other diseases that carry similar symptoms, and testing processes can be antiquated and inaccurate (see “Simple Steps to Accurate Testing,”). Doctors also tend to overlook thyroid … Read more

Keep Your Thyroid Safe With These 4 Essential Minerals

By Victoria Dolby Toews The thyroid, a small, butterfly-shaped gland below your Adam’s apple, pretty much rules your body, says Douglas Husbands, DC, CCN, a clinical nutritionist and chiropractor in San Carlos, California. It regulates your metabolism, explains Husbands, and an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) slows everything down—from your pulse and temperature to your energy level … Read more

Signs of Thyroid Problems

There are many different signs of thyroid problems that you can take in account if you think that you might be hypothyroid. But don’t fall into the trap of thinking that you have to experience all of the various hypothyroidism symptoms because it varies widely from person to person. But there are some that tend … Read more