Tag Archives: Hypothyroidism


Female Hormonal Complaints from Estrogen Dominance

Certain underlying factors will predispose one to experience a less-than-ideal monthly flow, such as a diet high in sugar, carbohydrates and poor-quality oils, a lack of exercise, excessive stress, drinking caffeine and a history of pelvic inflammatory disease. One of the most common causes of female menstrual complaints is an imbalance in estrogen and progesterone […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Hormones Women's Health | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , : | Comment

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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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Allergies Blood Sugar Hormones Nutrition Physical Activity Thyroid Weight Control | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , : | Comment

Natural, Sustainable Weight Loss

However, we have all watched friends or family go through fad diets – surprisingly, they’re able to quickly and easily shed pounds in a number of weeks, but (unsurprisingly) they often gain it back (and more!) when the diet grows too boring or the fad fades.  That’s why I use a program called FirstLine Therapy […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Uncategorized Weight Control | Tags: , , , , , , , , , : | Comment

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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