The Thyroid – Adrenal Connection

On our show we talked about the function of the thyroid and how your thyroid gland is like your body’s gas pedal. When it’s cruising at the right speed, you feel great. But when it’s not “giving enough gas” – or not producing enough thyroid hormone – you feel like you’re driving in slow motion…

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DEFENDING YOUR BODY AGAINST METABOLIC SYNDROME

Metabolic syndrome is a nasty health condition that is as widespread as pimples and the common cold and seems to just sneak up on you as you age. According to the American Heart Association, 47 million Americans have it. That’s a staggering one out of every six people in this country. Also known as insulin…

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HOW ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORS DESTROY YOUR BODY.

What is an endocrine disruptor? According to the National Institute of Environmental Health Science, endocrine disruptors are chemicals that may interfere with the body’s endocrine system and produce adverse developmental, reproductive, neurological and immune effects in both humans and wildlife. The damage is believed to be most severe during prenatal or early pregnancy exposure. What…

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Can a Popular Antihistamine Drug Cause Brain Fog?

The latest research has shown that common anticholinergic drugs (diphenhydramine) like Benadryl® are linked to increased risk of dementia. What is diphenhydramine? Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose. Diphenhydramine is used to treat sneezing,…

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Orange Juice: Pure, Natural…and Poison?

Is it OK to have “just a little bit” of poison in your food? According to the Environmental Protection Agency and the big businesses they stand behind, it’s just fine. The sorry fact is that, once again, the agency charged with protecting us from poison has sided with the manufacturers of the poison, instead of…

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