Madison Thyroid Help: Can Low Thyroid Affect Libido?

When a person has a thyroid issue, it can lead to many different health problems. Commonly, people report weight gain, depression, foggy thinking, sensitivity to cold, and more. But one of the most frustrating problems caused by the thyroid is loss of libido. When the thyroid is not functioning properly, it can lead to problems…

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Madison Thyroid Help: Can Birth Control Pills Affect The Thyroid?

The thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland located at the base of your neck. This gland may be small, but it’s very important. It plays a major role in regulating your hormones and metabolic processes. If your thyroid is not functioning properly, it can cause a host of problems. Symptoms of thyroid disorder can be…

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Madison Thyroid Help: 7 Signs You May Have Hypothyroidism

One of the most common chronic conditions that millions of people suffer from today is hypothyroidism. This occurs when the thyroid gland does not make an adequate amount of thyroid hormones. Unfortunately because these hormones are necessary for the body to function properly, this can result in a number of unpleasant symptoms.  Not sure if…

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Can You Trust BPA or Its Alternatives?

BPA stands for bisphenol A and it is a chemical that is used to make plastics and can linings (often storing your food and beverages). Some of the most common replacements we are seeing in “BPA-free” products include BPS and BPF. Over a decade ago research showed that BPA is an endocrine disruptor because it…

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ADHD/ADD/ASD/Dyslexia/OCD…A Brief Diet Overview

 Do you have a child with a neurological disorder? Or are you a concerned parent and interested in what to feed your child who could possibly get diagnosed?  With almost 1 in 4 kids getting diagnosed with some sort of developmental delay (ADHD, ADD, Autism, Dyslexia, OCD, etc.), knowing all the facts is imperative. This blog post…

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Hypertension

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, affects 1 in 3 adults in America. If left untreated, high blood pressure increases your risk of heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, vision problems, and cognitive decline and dementia.  Although most diagnosed hypertension is “essential” meaning the cause is unknown, there are factors that can contribute to high blood pressure. These…

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Concussions and Traumatic Brain Injuries

Not all concussions occur on the football field or in the hockey rink. In fact, these traumatic brain injuries can occur from even the smallest impact to the head.  I’ve had elderly patients who have fallen and hit their head just enough to cause a concussion.  My sister accidentally smacked her head into a porch door, and…

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