We’ve heard from our youth that Vitamin D is good for our bones but it’s also important in fighting autoimmune thyroid disease. When children don’t get enough vitamin D or calcium they can develop rickets, a softening of the bones. Milk is often fortified with vitamin D as a preventive measure. Adults that don’t get enough vitamin D can also experience decreased mineralization of the bones referred to as osteomalacia. What many people don’t know is that the incidence of autoimmune conditions (when the immune system incorrectly attacks instead of protects the body) is higher in people with vitamin […]
Guggul Myrrh is an herb that benefits the thyroid and the body in many ways. Its scientific name is Commiphora myrrha and is the same plant which produces the myrrh mentioned in the bible. Resin from the Guggul plant has been used medicinally since at least 600 BCE. That’s over 2600 years of accumulated clinical experience!
It has been used in a variety of medical traditions to treat obesity, arthritis and muscular disorders, heart conditions, tumors, liver disorders and thyroid disorders, among others. Modern studies have indicated that certain components of guggul resin—the […]
I wanted you to know how miraculous your T3 therapy was for me. I’ve been hypothyroid for most of my life (getting diagnosed is a story in itself!). One of my doctors had tested for reverse T3 after I had noticed that even though we had increased my T4 (Levoxyl), I wasn’t feeling better, much less well. My labs consistently showed RT3 values in the 200/300 range, and nothing we did made it come down much. He was out of ideas on how to treat me, so I found a naturopath who happened to be in your network. Because […]