Joyce Hollman

Is a lower body temperature the new normal?

Do you take your temperature and regularly find it hovering around 97 degrees? Or feel sure you have a fever only to find the thermometer reads a “normal” 98.6? There are several theories as to why this happens, but if you’re like me, you want to know if it’s anything to worry about. Here’s what we’ve found…

Joyce Hollman

9 secret signs of thyroid trouble

When your thyroid is functioning properly, your health blossoms. When it isn’t, the effects on your health can be more widespread than you’d ever imagine. Here is a list of 9 lesser-known signs of thyroid trouble you need to be aware of.

Virginia Tims-Lawson

7 warning signs of a thyroid problem

That butterfly-shaped gland in the front of your throat, known as the thyroid, may be small, but it packs quite a punch when it comes to your health. According to the American Thyroid Association, up to 60 percent of Americans with thyroid issues don’t know it’s causing their problems. Watch for these common signs…

Joyce Hollman

Are you suffering from the ‘menopause mimic’ or the real deal?

Menopausal symptoms are hard to deal with. Some can lead to permanent damage. And, as if that weren’t enough, there’s another condition that middle-aged women are prone to that has many of the same symptoms and possible outcomes. So, how do you tell the difference?

Dr. Michael Cutler

What doctors can’t agree on about Hashimoto’s thyroiditis

Hashimoto’s autoimmune thyroiditis is a very common condition of low thyroid hormone function. Treatment by a mainstream physician will be very different than by a functional (integrative) medicine physician. And you deserve to know about both… 

Joyce Hollman

The ‘healthy’ dental habit that destroys your thyroid

A huge body of recent research has proven that preventing gum disease can also prevent cancer, diabetes and more. But be careful. There’s one thing you want to make sure your dentist never does to your mouth, since it is linked to yet another debilitating health problem…