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Your Brain on Thyroid Hormone

There is no question that thyroid hormone affects the functioning of your brain as some of the more common symptoms of thyroid related issues are brain fog, fatigue and depression. In fact, one paper measured the levels of thyroid hormones in people with Major Depressive disorder and found significant decreases in both TSH and T3

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The Crucial Function of Your Parietal Lobe

If you were to peer into the vast depth of the milky way galaxy and count each star one by one, it would not even scratch the surface into how many synapses a single brain has. In fact, it would take over 1,500 milky way galaxies to reach the number of synapses our cerebral cortex

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The Number One Cause of Thyroid Dysfunction

The most common cause of thyroid dysfunction in developed countries is immune dysfunction. When the immune system becomes dysfunctional the probability of it making a mistake and targeting your own body increases. This is called an autoimmune disease. There is no question that Americans live inflammatory lifestyles. In fact, the AARDA states that as much

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What are all autoimmune diseases at their core?

The rate at which autoimmune diseases are growing is staggering. With approximately 50 million Americans effected, the chances of someone developing an autoimmune disease in the US is 1 in 5 people (1). While females are at a three times greater risk than males, the exact mechanism is unknown. Some think that it may be

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Discover How Your Gut Health May be Fueling Your Autoimmune Disease

If you read the previous article in the autoimmune series you know that all autoimmune diseases at their core are related to immune dysfunction. So if all autoimmune diseases are related to immune dysfunction is there anything that we can do to help modulate our immunity? Today, modern research shows promising results. There are plenty

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The Little Glands That Can Put a Stop to Your Autoimmunity

About 3 inches out from the middle of the small of your back sits two little glands weighing at about 5 grams each. These glands are hugely important for controlling normal healthy homeostasis and can help put out the flames during an autoimmune flare up. What are they? Your adrenal glands. The adrenal glands help

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The Gut Brain Relationship in ADD/ADHD

There is a very close connection between the gut and the brain and it often gets overlooked. One of the first signs of a disconnect in the brain is a gut that is not functioning well. There is bidirectional communication between the two. Therefore, when something is not working properly with one then the other

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Simple Reflexes that Indicate Poor Brain Development

The brain is the only organ not fully developed at birth.  In fact, we are born with only 10% of our brain the majority of which is the brainstem. The brainstem supplies us with the essentials for survival such as breathing, heartbeat and sleep regulation. It also allows basic movement like head rotation and trunk

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Left Brain vs Right Brain in ADD/ADHD

ADD/ADHD is known for a set of behaviors that include hyperactivity, inattention, and impulsivity. It can affect academic achievements (1), relationships with friends and family (2) and even cause low self-esteem. The more research that is being done on Spectrum Disorders, the more awareness is being made that the disorder is neurologically based, specifically in

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