Tag: Hashimotos

Epstein-Barr virus and how it could effect your thyroid

Epstein-Barr virus and how it could effect your thyroid

What is it? Epsein-Barr Virus (EBV) often goes by a number of names including: glandular fever/Infectious mononucleosis (mono)/ cytomegalovirus (CMV)/kissing virus The virus is part of the herpesvirus family and is most frequently spread via saliva and you don’t have to be sick to pass […]

Food triggers than could be effecting your thyroid health

Food triggers than could be effecting your thyroid health

What do you think of when I say-  food triggers that can affect your thyroid? For myself these would first be a group of foods called goitrogen foods – these include foods such as cauliflower, broccoli, kale, soy and many more. However, while these can […]

How sleep and stress can effect your thyroid

How sleep and stress can effect your thyroid

Sleep and stress have a large influence on your thyroid and it’s ability to produce hormones – Read more to find out why and how.  Sleep is when your body restores itself: tissue rebuilds, accumulated toxins are eliminated, and your brain consolidates your day and […]

Thyroid – what is it, what does it do and so much more

Thyroid – what is it, what does it do and so much more

What is it? Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland at the front of your neck (Image: National Cancer Institute) What does it do in your body? The thyroid plays a vital role in hundreds of biological functions including the regulation of metabolism, mood, hormones, cognitive […]

What the MTHFR!!!???

What the MTHFR!!!???

Now I have your attention!! 🙂 Have you heard of this word but not the faintest idea what your GP or Naturopath was talking about. Well you are definitely not alone!! MTHFR is a complex topic but one that I am very passionate about. Below […]

Could your hair hold the key to your symptoms?

Could your hair hold the key to your symptoms?

Hair 500 test What is hair testing? Hair testing is the process of taking a hair sample about the size of a matchstick. Which is them analysed to identify incompatible items. Why I recommend hair testing for my patients? The hair 500 test is testing […]