Dr. Fiona McCulloch, ND, explains why a certain genetic polymorphism variant may prevent some thyroid patients from converting T4 to T3.
Articles on Thyroid
New studies show a link between thyroid hormones, and healthy oocyte (egg) development.
A recent study has given us interesting insights into how thyroid hormone test levels are
A recent study was done on women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) who also have
Recurrent pregnancy loss, or repeated miscarriages are devastating and challenging to treat. There are numerous causes so a full work-up should be completed to gain clarity into the underlying cause and treat appropriately. We present an evidence-based review of current information in this field of reproductive medicine.
An examination of the nutritional and hormonal causes of hair loss in women, along with natural treatments. Part 1 of a 2 part series.
T regulatory cells are one of the most important immune cells when it comes to keeping autoimmune disease at bay. They are involved in suppressing the immune response when it is finished its work. In conditions like Hashimoto’s and Grave’s, two autoimmune thyroid diseases, these cells are often not at their optimal levels.
Natural Treatments for Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis are discussed in this article, as well as some of the most current information on the causes of this condition, which is the most common autoimmune disease. This article will discuss both selenium and iodine and how to apply them carefully in this condition.
We at White Lotus have created this infographic to detail the effects of the Thyroid on Fertility. We hope that you will share it and also that it helps provide some interesting information on the important of Thyroid health in Fertility. We have also included naturopathic information including nutrient requirements of iodine, foods rich in selenium and iodine, and information on the effects of heavy metals, environmental agents and even stress on the function of the thyroid gland.
Iodine—it’s the most controversial of nutrients when it relates to thyroid function and Hashimoto’s disease.