Category Archives: Thyroid


Naturally Thinner

Blood Sugar Dysregulation Insulin is a hormone involved in blood sugar regulation.  When we ingest food, our blood sugar raises as that food is absorbed and the pancreas pumps out insulin to help shuttle the blood sugar into cells where it can be burned as fuel or stored as potential energy.  Irregular blood sugar due […]

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When Good Thyroids Go Bad…

Tend towards constipation? Feel lethargic often? Tire easily? Difficulty losing weight? If those descriptors hit a cord, consider your thyroid function may be suboptimal.  The thyroid gland is the “master control gland” that is located at the base of your throat.  It has its hand in all functions of the body as it controls metabolism […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Detoxification Hormones Thyroid | Tags: , , , , , , : | Comment

Foundation Support for Hypothryoidism

The thyroid controls the body’s metabolism, so symptoms of hypothyroidism include: Fatigue, lethargy, weakness Depression, irritability, anxiety, insomnia Poor memory & concentration Weight gain, trouble losing weight Sensitivity to cold,  joint/muscle aches Constipation, sluggish digestion Recurring infections, poor immune function High cholesterol Hair thinning/loss, dry hair & skin Brittle, peeling nails Anemia, easy bruising PMS, […]

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Hypothyroidism & Hyperthyroidism

The thyroid is an endocrine gland located at the base of your throat.  Its role is to rev up your body’s metabolism to give you the energy you need for all your cells to function properly.  The thyroid is regulated by TSH, a hormone produced in the anterior pituitary gland, which causes it to either […]

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