The Thyroid Network and How to Keep It Healthy

We hear about how we should keep our thyroids in check and about thyroid disorders, but do you know what the thyroid is responsible for and how to optimize the gland so you can feel your best? Here is a fast read on exactly what the thyroid is responsible for and what factors can cause it to fluctuate. I will also touch on ways to take care of your thyroids. Happy learning! First thing's first: What is the Thyroid? (more…)

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Acupuncture, Health

Thyroid Problems and Natural Treatments

"When functioning properly, the thyroid gland secretes just the  right amount of thyroid hormone to regulate almost all the metabolic  processes in your body.  Too much or too little of these vital body  chemicals and it can drastically influence energy levels, body weight  and your mental health.  With over 20 million Americans living with some  form of thyroid disease, much attention has been given to the many ways  that acupuncture and Oriental medicine can treat thyroid problems. (more…)

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Question: How Do I Gain Weight?

Are you underweight and would like to gain more weight in a healthy way? There is an overwhelming amount of attention placed on weight loss and dieting, but if you are one of the small percentages of Americans who are underweight, packing on the pounds in a healthy manner can seem nearly impossible. The high rate of obesity and overweight problems in our culture means there is much more emphasis on losing weight rather than gaining weight. It is easy to forget about people who are too thin. Yes, aging also affects appetite, as we gradually lose some of our

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