The Dutch Advanced Adrenal test

This advanced Adrenal Hormone Test was developed to improve on the available hormone testing options. In their words Precision Analytical “DUTCH”offers the most extensive profile of sex and adrenal hormones along with their metabolites.  Recording 4 collections during
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Follow the Moon time

We have all heard that the moon affects the earths oceans and rivers with its gravitational pull. We also hear how it affects the water contained in the human body. Since the body is about 65% water, we can imagine that the moons influence is significant. In the lunar diet or the Were
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Oestrogen dominance – use seeds for hormone balance

The role of Oestrogen dominance in Thyroid issues and breast cancer Estrogenic cancers, such as breast and ovarian cancers, develop in the presence of excessive estradiol, the more “aggressive” estrogen which stimulates the multiplication and growth of cancer cells. Read  more He
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Still not feeling well even though you re on thyroid medication

Here are a few things that need to be looked at. Iron – iron levels need to be optimal – ferritin 70 + in order for thyroid to functional optimally – low ferritin can mimic some hypothyroid symptoms. Vitamin B12 should be in upper quarter of range – again lower
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Hashimotos healing

Here are a few notes from Dr Alan Christianson – Healing hashimotos ebook  If you think you might have thyroid disease have a thyroid ultrasound done and comprehensive thyroid labs including TSH, free T4, free T3, antithyroperoxidase antibodies, antithyroglobulin antibodies
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Functional medicine and diving into the rabbit hole

Functional medicine looks at the biology body in a systems approach we are understanding that the  heart is connected to the endocrine system, it’s connected to the  brain, connected to our gut, connected to our hormones.  Stress levels play into all of that and o
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The body keeps score

Trauma is something that leaves you feeling bereft it’s not just like having a bad day or a bad week, it leaves you feeling floored without knowing how you are able to get over what you have experienced.  Changes are seen in the brain when we deal with trauma – if you have
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Why is it important to stimulate the vagus nerve?

What is the vagus nerve?  The brainstem contains a group of nerve bundles called the vagal nuclei, which branch out into the vagus nerve. The vagus nerve then branches out like roots of a plant from your brainstem to your intestines. Why does it need to be functioning well? When
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Take care of your heart and it will take care of you

Take care of your heart and it will take care of you Every time someone touches us with loving care or we do the same to someone else, an emotional exchange takes place that nourishes the heart. The expressions ‘He touched my heart’ ‘I felt so touched by his words’ Show that the sense
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Diabetes

When sugar becomes trapped and begins to increase in the bloodstream, eating sugar can cause big problems. Not having enough glucose reaching the cells and organs of the body can also cause problems. If the heart cells run out of glucose, heart failure occurs. If the kidney cells run
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