Hanging out with friends helps manage Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism

While we eat well and exercise to prevent disease, studies show one of the best ways to stay healthy is to hang out with friends. Studies have linked socialization with better heart health, warding off depression, and preventing memory loss. You can also use the health benefits of socialization to help successfully manage Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. In fact, research shows social […]

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Hanging out with friends vital to preventing disease and dementia

While we eat well and exercise to prevent disease, studies show one of the best ways to stay healthy is to hang out with friends. Studies have linked socialization with better heart health, warding off depression, and preventing memory loss. In fact, research shows social isolation carries the same health risks as smoking, obesity, and physical inactivity, and that regular […]

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Are gut bacteria making you depressed, overweight, and hypothyroid?

We all carry trillions of bacteria in our guts, with as many as a thousand different strains. The composition of these strains, or our “bacterial fingerprint,” can influence whether we are prone to depression, anxiety, obesity, or Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. “Bad” gut bacteria has been associated with low thyroid function and autoimmune Hashimoto’s.  Some gut bacteria […]

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Is your brain on fire? Brain fog, memory loss, depression, autism, ADHD…

Do you suffer from brain fog — that spacey, detached feeling like your head is in a fish bowl? Do you suffer from depression, or does your child have autism? Are you concerned about Alzheimer’s? These conditions are signs of possible brain inflammation, or a brain “on fire.” Although a head injury or infection are commonly […]

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