thyroid dysfunction

  1. Sefton10

    Help interpreting mother’s blood work

    For context, she has just turned 70 and has had severe rheumatoid arthritis for 30 years. Recently she has been feeling like she has less and less energy, constantly tired and dizzy spells. Finally she is open to exploring the impact of metabolism/bioenergetics so I got her Kate Deering’s book...
  2. haidut

    Chemicals Used In Packaging, Carpets And Utensils (Telfon) Are Endocrine Disruptors

    Whenever a news articles contains the phrase "endocrine disruptor" most people automatically think of chemicals like BPA, BPS and other related plasticisers. BPA and its related chemicals are known thyroid antagonists, estrogen agonists and androgen antagonists. The material commonly known as...
  3. haidut

    Fluoride Now Officially Banned In India As A Known Toxin

    It is funny how the knowledge about toxicity of a given chemical can be so widespread in certain areas of the world and completely censored in others. Not only that, but India seems to have banned fluoride for causing the same issues that Western medicine claims it prevents! Let's see if other...
  4. H

    Why can insulin resistance be consequence of thyroid dysfunction?

    In seeking to educate myself I came across this study which makes some confusing assertions as to the effect of thyroid hormone http://www.hindawi.com/journals/jtr/2011/152850/ Amongst some positive effects it is also claimed that thyroid can: - decrease glycogen storage - increase fatty acid...
  5. haidut

    Loss of normal thyroid function may be the cause of cancer

    The study makes an argument that cancer emergence and development is tied to disregulation of thyroid function. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22507269 "...The reduced expression of TRs because of hypermethylation, or deletion of TR genes found in human cancers suggests that TRs could...
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