Heavy Metal Toxicity and the Thyroid Gland

Heavy metals are found in the environment (air, water, food, soil). Over time they place an extreme toxic burden on the body.  Heavy metals enter the body by ingestion, inhalation, or absorption through the skin or mucous membranes. The thyroid is very sensitive to heavy metals. Research has shown that heavy metals can damage the thyroid. This is […]

Thyroid Disease

Mild thyroid failure is a common problem in the US-especially in older women. It is estimated that 8%-9% people in America has it and this statistic increases as women age. Physicians usually test thyroid levels with a Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) test. True thyroid disease needs to be tested thoroughly with a full thyroid panel […]