Articles - Weight, Metabolism, Thyroid & Exercise
Weight loss can be a very tricky subject as the reasons behind weight gain often vary from person to person.
Conditions such as menopause, poor liver function, increased appetite, hormonal imbalances such as PMT, fluid retention, liver complaints, emotional problems, poor choice of foods, thyroid conditions, inactivity, sugar imbalances or diabetes can all play a part.
I have slightly low thyroid function, what can be done with natural therapies to normalise thryoid function?
I have elevated TSH and a diagnosis of thyroiditis and no history of this in my family. I am really concerned and opposed to the thought of lifelong hypothyroidism and conventional hormone replacement.
I am beginning a new excercise regime and I would like to maintain my weight, how can I do this?
I have benign thyroid nodules that have been diagnosed. Will Iodium help to rid me of these nodules? I have been losing weight and muscle mass.
I was diagnosed with Hashimoto's and have worked my way up to 64mg of natural thyroid. I have headaches and stomach upsets every time I raise the dose, and I have less energy than normal.
I was wondering if you knew of any research studying the long-term effects of Alpha-Lipoic acid. Should it only be taken for short periods of time? What is the difference between the R alpha-lipoic acid and the S isomer forms?
How can someone who has been on a calorie-restricted diet for years restore her metabolism and stimulate appetite?
What is the best natural appetite suppressant?
My TSH level has raised. In this last year I have been eating a predominantly vegan diet and also started using sea salt. Ive read about an Iodine deficiency causing this problem, what is the best solution?
Can you lose weight with chia seeds?
My daughter is 27 years old and has developed a goiter. Is there a natural supplement she could take or foods that would benefit her?