Posts Tagged ‘thyroid health’
How to Take Care of Your Thyroid?
Care of Your Thyroid. The thyroid is one of the most important glands in the human body and yet, we rarely ever think about how to optimize its health and function. When it’s not working properly, it brings on a variety of health conditions, potentially bringing dysfunction into other areas. That’s why it’s so important…Read More
May 25th – World Thyroid Day
May 25th is widely recognized as World Thyroid Day. It is an international day to raise awareness about thyroid disorders and the importance of early diagnosis and treatment, in addition to sharing all of the new discoveries surrounding this important gland. The day was first established in 2008 by the European Thyroid Association and the…Read More
What are the Different Thyroid Conditions?
Different Thyroid Conditions. The thyroid is a powerful gland, located in the neck, just below the Adam’s apple. It’s responsible for a variety of important processes in the human body, from regulating your body temperature to regulating your metabolism. Unfortunately, with the crazy busy, stressful, and overwhelming lives we all lead, its function can easily…Read More
World Thyroid Day
Every year, on May 25th, we celebrate World Thyroid Day and mark the importance of this amazing gland that’s governing our entire body. It’s not just a day to reflect and post Instagram photos, it’s a day to become more present, more mindful, and more observant of the signs your thyroid gland may be sending…Read More
4 Essential Minerals For Thyroid Health
Minerals For Thyroid Health. As someone who had thyroid cancer, I cannot stress the importance of supporting your thyroid. It is such a little part of the body, but the impact it has on it is HUGE! Many people go throughout life doing things like looking out for the gut, looking out for their liver,…Read More
Is Vitamin C Good for your Thyroid?
Vitamin C Thyroid. Did you know that many people that have thyroid conditions are often deficient in Vitamin C? As a thyroid cancer thriver and health enthusiast, I take Vitamin C extremely seriously. I even get high dose Vitamin C IVs from time to time. In my own diet on a day to day basis,…Read More
May 25th, World Thyroid Day!
Today, May 25th we acknowledge once again World Thyroid Day. A day that was created with the intention to promote awareness about thyroid-related diseases. Recognized globally by the American Thyroid Association in cooperation with the European Thyroid Association the Asia-Oceania Thyroid Association and the Latin American Thyroid Society, to empower people with education about the…Read More
January is “Thyroid Disease Awareness Month”
Thyroid Disease. Coming from a cancer diagnosis myself, I must say I had no idea that there was an actual month of the year dedicated to “Thyroid Disease Awareness.” According to the ATA – American Thyroid Association, the world’s leading professional association of medical specialists dedicated to education and research to improve thyroid disease prevention,…Read More
5 Years since I was diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer
5 Years since I was diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer. It is hard to believe that five years have passed since my Thyroid Cancer diagnosis. In June 2014 my life and my family’s lives radically changed when we learned I had cancer. I still remember how afraid my family and I were, to hear the doctor…Read More
My Most Recent Scan!
My Most Recent Scan. Last Thursday morning I was scheduled to get an ultrasound for a follow-up imaging of my thyroid. My last scan was done in May 2018, and at the time everything looked stable. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer you can probably understand how dreadful it is to go to those follow-up…Read More