Articles on Thyroid
At the clinic, we often see that thyroid hormones and cholesterol/lipid levels are strongly linked in our patients.
Clinical studies have shown in the past that treating patients with thyroid hormones can improve cholesterol levels. However, it has never been clear that suboptimal thyroid hormone levels were directly responsible for causing high cholesterol since so many other factors are involved when a patient is hypothyroid.
Dr. Kelly Clinning, ND, discusses how thyroid health can affect a woman’s reproductive cycle, from fertility through to postpartum issues.
Dr. Fiona McCulloch, ND, explains why a certain genetic polymorphism variant may prevent some thyroid patients from converting T4 to T3.
New studies show a link between thyroid hormones, and healthy oocyte (egg) development.
How Estrogen Levels Affect Thyroid Hormone Test Results A recent study has given us interesting
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.
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.