Contegra, thyroid, adrenal, dopamine, norepinephrine, epinephrine, Suntheanine, Stress 

Your “Desert Island” Go-To Stress Solution

Posted Connie Shoemaker, ND Blog

Imagine yourself stranded on an island. You are likely experiencing lots of stress, leaving you feeling “wired and tired.” Where are you? How will you find food and water? How will you find shelter? Will you need to build it? “What was that noise in the bushes?” Is a predator lingering around the corner, looking […]

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thyroid, stress, cortisol 

Chronic Stress and Hypothyroidism

Posted Connie Shoemaker, ND Blog

Chronic stress may induce changes in thyroid hormone activity that contribute to hypothyroid symptoms. Stress may contribute through altering important thyroid hormone transporters and enzymes. Weight gain or inability to lose weight, cold extremities, depression, poor memory and focus, and hair loss are common signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism. Serum TSH and T4 levels are […]

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Can testosterone levels influence what kind of a father you are? 

Testosterone: What Dads Need to Know

Posted Sharon Norling, MD, MBA Blog

Can testosterone levels influence what kind of a father you are? A good father makes all the difference in a child’s life. He’s a pillar of strength, support and discipline. Being a dad is one of the most important and rewarding responsibilities a man can have. Do you have the right tools? Symptoms to Watch For […]

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Brain Nutrients [Infographic]

Posted Sanesco Health Blog

Nutrients are constituents required by living things for growth and nourishment, especially in the brain. These substances are most often obtained from the diet, although a few may be made in the body. However, most people fall short of recommended intake of vital nutrients. Check out our infographic of some of the most important nutrients […]

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woman in pain touching thyroid glands 

Your Thyroid: Here’s What You Need to Know

Posted Sharon Norling, MD, MBA Blog

Are you tired, depressed, cold or irritable, and do you experience swollen joints and poor memory? Maybe you are having difficulty losing weight, even though you have tried everything. Do you have high cholesterol, high blood pressure, muscle cramps or difficulty swallowing? If so, you need to have your thyroid checked, as these symptoms may […]

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