The old saying, “You are what you eat” is as true today as ever. The articles below were written to empower you to have as long and healthy a life as possible. I’ve tried to make the articles interesting and easy to read, but full of detailed (and sometimes technical) information and references so you can dig deeper if you wish. Enjoy!

Please bear in mind that these articles are not intended to diagnose, prescribe or substitute for care from your primary care physician. 

Take Care of Your Thyroid – Part Two – Hyperthyroidism

So what exactly is hyperthyroidism? Your thyroid gland produces a hormone (thyroxin) that sensitives all your cells to the metabolism stimulating effects of adrenal hormones. You can think of thyroid hormone as your body's metabolic cruise control system. It sets the speed of your metabolism, from how warm you are to how fast your heart beats. While adrenalin comes and ...
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