Tag: Hypothyroid

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 […]

Burnout, exhaustion and fatigue and some of my favourite herbs

Burnout, exhaustion and fatigue and some of my favourite herbs

Fatigue, exhaustion and burnout are things that I all too frequently see within my clinics and while the large majority are mum’s who are busy with kids, work, house chores and feeling the need to get everything done – I am also seeing it more […]

Life, stress, adrenal fatigue plus some of my non-negotiable’s

Life, stress, adrenal fatigue plus some of my non-negotiable’s

Kids are amazing! They bring so much love, passion and happiness into our lives. And while it can be extremely testing at times we are all in the same boat as the mum next to us even if it doesn’t feel like it or you […]

Self Care Series – meditation

Self Care Series – meditation

Self care – What is it and why do you need it in your life Self-care is a very underrated area of health, and is absolutely essential if you want to have fabulous long term health and wellness. The term self-care relates to any intentional […]

Could sugar consumption be causing fatty liver?

Could sugar consumption be causing fatty liver?

Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver This is a very common and chronic liver disease in the Western World, and because it directly effects the liver it is considered the hepatic manifestation of metabolic syndrome. We know that it is often directly related to diet and lifestyle, […]

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 […]