Micronutrient Health Blog | SpectraCell Laboratories - January 2015

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The Endocrine Disorder in America NO ONE is Talking About

There are currently about 25 million Americans diagnosed with some sort of thyroid disorder.  Thyroid disorders tend to be more prominent in women and the probability of a thyroid disorder occurring is four times more likely in women than in men.    What exactly is the thyroid? A butterfly shaped gland in the neck Makes T3 , T4 and calcitonin (calcium regulating hormone) Symptoms of a Thyroid disorder Weight gain, even though you are not eating more food. Increased sen... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The Role of Nutrition in Hormonal Health

Micronutrients profoundly affect hormonal health.  It is difficult to achieve hormonal balance if micronutrient status is inadequate, and like nutrients, hormones affect cellular metabolism, energy production, detoxification efficiency and mental health so balance is Key.  Like nutrients, hormones influence all aspects of health and disease - mood, sleep, metabolism, immunity, heart health and appearance.  An imbalance of one hormone can initiate a cascade of events that alters... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Thursday, January 8, 2015