Overweight and tired Weight gain and low energy are two of the top symptoms that women struggle with, especially in perimenopause / menopause years (approximately age 35 - 55). You may 'do all the right things' yet still have fatigue or extra ... Read More
Thyroid & Adrenal Health
These topics have a lot to do with your energy and metabolism. Learn about hypothyroidism, Hashimoto's thyroid autoimmunity, stress hormones, and "adrenal fatigue" – which is accurately known as HPA dysfunction.
Read about hypothyroid and fertility here. Your thyroid changes with the demands of pregnancy Therefore, you should test your thyroid hormones, ideally before conception, to get a baseline. It's also important to test throughout your pregnancy. ... Read More
Your thyroid hormones and your reproductive (sex) hormones constantly interact. Throughout your life, this is always the case. Thyroid hormones affect when you start your period, then your cycle regularity and flow. They influence your ability to ... Read More
This is the third post in a series about women and Hashimoto's thyroid disease. Please start with the first post, or read the last post. I wrote in previous posts that conventional medicine treats Hashimoto's disease with thyroid hormone ... Read More
This is the second post in a series on women and Hashimoto's thyroid disease. Start with the first post. A Functional Medicine approach: find the triggers In Functional Medicine we treat the person rather than the disease. We look for antecedents, ... Read More