thyroid testing

Weight Loss and Thyroid Testing: Beyond Just TSH

Get a bunch of doctors together and ask about thyroid testing, and you’re likely to get a range of responses. One might say that TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) is the best and, oftentimes, only test needed, and another might say that TSH is not the answer. When experts disagree about the utility of evaluating thyroid…

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October 29, 2019
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Is DHEA Beneficial to Aging Skin?

Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) is one of the most abundant circulating steroid hormones in humans, with concentrations typically peaking between the ages of 25 and 35 and then gradually declining with age. It is released mostly from the adrenal glands as a precursor to androgens and estrogens, but it may have its own effects on the body…

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September 27, 2019
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Reduced IQ Among Boys from Maternal Exposure to Fluoride

While community water fluoridation has been used to prevent tooth decay, health concerns about neurotoxicity have remained. A recent study about maternal exposure to fluoride sheds new light on the issue and shifts the conversation away from what has been considered junk science toward significance. From a clinical perspective, the corresponding commentary suggests that pregnant…

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September 27, 2019
Heart Disease Risk

High homocysteine levels increase risk of Alzheimer’s, heart attack and stroke

(NaturalHealth365) With over 5 million Americans currently suffering from Alzheimer’s disease – and the number expected to triple over the next 50 years – there is a pressing need for better prevention, detection and treatment of this debilitating condition. Researchers have long known of the link between Alzheimer’s disease and elevated levels of homocysteine –…

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September 27, 2019

Environmental Disruptors and Fertility

The global rise in human infertility due to environmental toxicants is gaining attention in both scientific research as well as mainstream media. As the number of toxic synthetic chemical production increases (currently over 80,000) at an alarming rate for use in commerce, both female and male fertility declines. In North America alone, approximately 1 in…

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September 20, 2019

Benefits of Collagen Peptides

New study demonstrates the benefits of collagen peptides for improving body composition and muscle strength in menopausal women. When choosing nutrition supplementation for improving body composition and preserving lean tissue mass we often first think of whey protein or branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs). However, collagen peptides should also be considered. In a study published two…

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May 5, 2019

Eryfotona Actinica Sunscreen – With DNA Repairsomes and Antioxidants

Integrative Medicine of New Jersey is now offering Eryfotona Actinica sunscreen with DNA repairsomes and antioxidants. Studies show that most sunscreens on the market are toxic. Eryfotona Actinica® is designed to enhance skin health: • Helps to address existing actinic damage with DNA Repairsomes® that deliver encapsulated photolyase enyzmes. • Helps to prevent additional actinic…

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March 27, 2019
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The Healing Miracle: Stem Cell Secrets Exposed

The Healing Miracle: The Truth About Stem Cells is a 9-episode documentary series that reveals how stem cells are revolutionizing the healing process as we know it today. Leading researchers and physicians are calling stem cell therapy “the greatest advancement in medicine since the antibiotic”. To register for the entire series and learn how to…

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February 10, 2019
Sleep Problems

Sleep and DNA Methylation

A recent study led by Jonathan Cedernaes and researchers at Uppsala University reported that the consequences of acute sleep loss on weight gain are more than being hungry and making poor food choices. They demonstrated “how” sleep loss, shift work or sleep disturbances influence the epigenome and gene expression through DNA methylation. Numerous studies suggest…

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February 2, 2019
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Benefits Of Walnuts

In recent years, studies have increasingly suggested that consumption of nuts can boost heart health, as nuts contain unsaturated fatty acids, fiber, protein, vitamin E, folate, and several minerals, such as potassium, zinc, and magnesium. Nuts also boast additional bioactive chemicals, including phenolics and phytosterols. A 2016 study in the British Medical Journal reinforced the…

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July 22, 2018