Thyroid Health

The Ultimate Guide To Choosing a Prenatal Vitamin

Optimal nutrition support for our client begins before she even conceives. Birth control pills make it difficult for women to absorb some nutrients that are essential for healthy pregnancy. Ideally, women who were previously on birth control pills will replete those nutrients before conception. Nutrients that are not well absorbed while women are on birth control pills include folate, vitamins B2, B6, and B12, vitamins C and E, coenzyme Q10,…

Read More

Hashimoto Institute | IPHI

Nourish Your Wisdom, Share Your Voice, and Protect Your Thyroid

I’m thrilled to be a part of The Hashimotos Institute Summit this week. Are your patients walking around with elevated antithyroid peroxidase (TPO) antibodies (a clinical indicator of an autoimmune problem with the thyroid)? Do they even know if their their levels are elevated? In a recent study, 1000 women in the first half of their pregnancy were screened for APO antibodies.  Of those, 11% had positive antibody levels.  Some…

Read More