sonia mcnaughton, thyroid,autoimmune, hashimotos, graves, hypothyroidism, hypothyroid, hyperthyroidism, hyperthyroid, hormones

1 supplement in Hashimoto’s & Graves’ to reduce thyroid antibodies. Updated 2017

On the search to feel more energetic, more upbeat and regulate weight with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and Graves' disease?  Have you heard about the mineral selenium?  It is one of the most extensively researched, science based, natural treatments for reducing the autoimmune attack on the thyroid! The Selenium Story: The selenium and thyroid story are closely … Continue reading 1 supplement in Hashimoto’s & Graves’ to reduce thyroid antibodies. Updated 2017

How to Reduce Thyroid Antibodies in Hashimoto’s: New Research 2017

Reducing thyroid antibodies may increase the quality of your life if you have Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, the autoimmune cause of hypothyroidism. A new, high quality, research study strengthens the evidence building for science based natural solutions in Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. The Story So Far: We’ve known for some time that low vitamin D status was associated with … Continue reading How to Reduce Thyroid Antibodies in Hashimoto’s: New Research 2017

Hypothyroid, not yet medicated, but need to feel better?

Hashimoto's thyroiditis (Hashimoto's) is the most common autoimmune disorder in the world affecting more than 10% of females and 2% of males causing hypothyroidism with fatigue, weight gain / difficulty losing weight, infertility, constipation, depression, anxiety and panic attacks, dry skin, dry hair, hair loss, swelling and more. A study was completed on women in … Continue reading Hypothyroid, not yet medicated, but need to feel better?

Sonia McNaughton, naturopath, herbalist, newcastle, vitamins, minerals, nutrition, confused, vitamin d, magnesium, thyroid, pms, acne

I call bullshit on oversimplified info on supplements

The amazing peeps at Harvard are trying to help the average shopper interested in their health with an article on why information on nutrients and supplements (and I think herbs too) is so confusing and overwhelming. Simply put it comes back to the science: what formulation of the nutrient was used in the scientific trials, what dosage, … Continue reading I call bullshit on oversimplified info on supplements

Healthy, delicious, fast lunch

Keeping on track with my 2016 goals gets hard when I'm time poor!  What I need is a quick and healthy meal to help me stay alert, calm and full throughout my busy afternoon while lovin' my liver. Challenge accepted! Carrot & Beetroot Salad (with thanks to Everyday Cookbook) Recipe: 1 carrot 2 beetroot (raw) ½ green apple ¼ … Continue reading Healthy, delicious, fast lunch

Infertility, miscarriage & thyroid

I wish more than anything in the world that I had found a thyroid-literate naturopath & doctor before I suffered through so many miscarriages & spent thousands of dollars on IVF. It's one of the reasons why I went back to school for 4 years of full time study to become a naturopath myself & … Continue reading Infertility, miscarriage & thyroid

pcos, thyroid, naturopath, herbalist, newcastle, nsw, infertility, weight gain, inositol, myoinositol, facial hair, no ovulation,

A little known B vitamin found to stimulate ovulation & fertility in PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is on the increase causing rising rates of devastating infertility. But sadly that's not all.  It's also found with insulin resistance which means for PCOS gals they experience debilitating fatigue, easy weight gain / difficulty losing weight and a higher chance of diabetes.  The buzz around myo-inositol has been so strong that a high … Continue reading A little known B vitamin found to stimulate ovulation & fertility in PCOS