Heart disease is a gut-immune-hormone disease

An ancient surgical procedure, called trepanation, consisted of drilling a hole in the head and removing a piece of the skull. It is thought this practice was used to release evil spirits that caused mental illness, migraine headaches and other ills. Nowadays, however, if you went to your naturopath with complaints of headaches and she…

Iodine and Autoimmune Thyroid

If you’re interested in some of the research that has been done on iodine and autoimmune thyroid diseases, this post covers some of those studies. Introduction to iodine and its effects Although adequate iodine consumption is important for thyroid hormone production and iodine deficiency is the most common cause of hypothyroidism worldwide, its supplemental use…