Thyroid Health

What are the best foods to support good thyroid health?

To round out the thyroid health series, let’s look at how we can eat to support our thyroids!   Making sure you have enough zinc, iodine and selenium in your diet are key ways of supporting your thyroid health.   Including lots of fruit and […]

Let’s talk about how our thyroids are affected by stress!

  Let’s talk about your thyroid and stress!   Good thyroid health is closely connected the health of your glands that produce your stress hormones – your adrenals. These tiny glands are located on top of your kidneys.   Chronic stress is the enemy of […]

Do you need to care more about your thyroid in your 40s and 50s?

Do you need to think about your thyroid health more as you move into your 40s and 50s?   In short, yes!   Research shows that hypothyroidism tends to be more common in women over 40, as thyroid hormone production gradually decreases as we get […]

Why you need to care about your thyroid!

  Over the last week, we’ve been talking about our thyroids. We’ve talked about what happens when you produce too much thyroid hormone and when you produce too little.   We’ve learned that the thyroid is a bit like Goldilocks – you want to make […]

What happens when you produce too much thyroid hormone?

In my last post, I talked about producing too little thyroid hormone. Now let’s talk about what happens when you produce too much.   Do you often feel out of breath or short of breath?   You might have trouble keeping weight on.   Do […]

What happens when you produce too little thyroid hormone?

If your thyroid hormones are a little bit like Goldilocks, what happens when you produce too little of them?   You may find that you struggle to lose weight.   You might feel tired all the time.   You might empty your bowels less than […]

How much do you know about your thyroid?

  Let’s talk about our thyroids!   Our thyroids are a gland that sit in our neck and produce thyroid hormones, which are one of the top three most important hormones for women.   Can you guess the other two? Estrogen and cortisol!   Over […]