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10 Signs of Hypothyroidism

Happy New Year and Happy Thyroid Awareness month! May this New Year bring you much health and happiness! As we progress into the new year, I wanted to start out with an article that discusses typical symptoms of hypothyroidism. Since I have personal experience finding and healing my own symptoms of hypothyroidism, I want to educate and empower others not only to figure out why they have symptoms, but how to heal their underlying causes. The other reason that I want to discuss the 10 typical hypothyroid symptoms, is that there are so many people that have no idea that they have hypothyroidism. In fact, it is estimated that as many as 27 million Americans have a thyroid problem such as Hashimoto’s or Graves’, and half of...

My Experience with Cancer

  2016 started out with a bang! The realization that I had cancer! Let me explain…. Back in December 2015, I had visited my endocrinologist. I made sure to get regular checkups as I have an autoimmune disease known as Hashimoto’s. The definition of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis by the Merriam Webster dictionary is as follows: “a chronic autoimmune thyroiditis that is characterized by thyroid enlargement, thyroid fibrosis, lymphatic infiltration of thyroid tissue, and the production of antibodies which attack the thyroid and that occurs much more often in women than men and increases in frequency of occurrence with age.” Knowing that with any disease, it is best to monitor with your doctor, I made sure to routinely do so. So, back in December 2015 when my doctor recommended doing a...

Why I am Specializing in working with those with Hypothyroidism

I have known that I have had hypothyroidism since 2008 and most of the time since then, I have felt lousy. Since I could not get the needed answers from my regular doctors as to why, I decided to take matters into my own hands and find answers. My main struggles have been fatigue and brain fog. And, I knew that there had to be answers as to why I had symptoms. So, in 2012 I decided to get certified as a health coach. As it has definitely been a piece of the puzzle that was missing, I knew that there was still more. In 2015, I found a certification program, called Functional  Diagnostic Nutrition® (FDN), to become a Functional Diagnostic Nutritionist which gave me even...