thyroid testing for hyperthyroidism

Thyroid Testing You Can Get on Your Own!

By Kristy Hall
Categories: Health Blog

WHY Thyroid Testing is Important Why is thyroid testing an important part of your health routine? And isn’t it just part of the annual screening bloodwork my doctor orders? Vibrant thyroid function is key to a fabulous metabolism. And no, if you are generally feeling well your doctor probably won’t order any thyroid testing. But […]

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Prevent Ulcerative Colitis with Tasty Food

By Kristy Hall
Categories: chronic disease, Health Blog

Natural Ways to Prevent Ulcerative Colitis “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” ~ Benjamin Franklin Or in the case of ulcerative colitis, an ounce of prevention is worth years of worry … and pain! If you’ve been keeping up with my blog, then you know my hair has been on fire […]

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What do Cancer and Alzheimer’s Have in Common?

By Kristy Hall
Categories: Alzheimer's, Cancer, chronic disease, Health Blog

Cancer, Heart Disease, Diabetes, Depression and Alzheimer’s All Have 1 Thing in Common: Inflammation Cancer Cancer doesn’t form in your body simply because of inflammation, but we are learning that inflammation plays a critical role. One of the things that makes cancer scary is that normal cells transform into cancer cells. In order for that […]

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Inflammation is a Good Thing

By Kristy Hall
Categories: chronic disease, Health Blog

This may come as a surprise, especially when you hear health professionals, myself included, constantly talking about ways to reduce inflammation, but inflammation is actually a GOOD thing. Yep, you heard me right. The Heroic First Responder Inflammation is your immune system’s response to any kind of infection or injury. This quick response (kind of […]

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Vitamin D fights chronic disease

The Scoop on Vitamin D

By Kristy Hall
Categories: chronic disease, Health Blog

Having optimal levels of vitamin D can protect you from auto-immune conditions, cancer, heart disease, depression and more. Take a quick read to learn where to get your vitamin D and how to determine just how much your body needs.

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