Ignored by Conventional Doctors, Women Choose Functional Medicine
It doesn’t take long once you learn about functional medicine to realize it attracts primarily women. Why? Chronic disorders affect more women than men and conventional medicine’s treatment of women often ranges from disappointing to dehumanizing.
Conventional Medicine Failing Women
When women show up at doctors’ offices with “mystery” symptoms from chronic disorders, they are often left feeling demoralized and hopeless.
What are some of areas where conventional medicine fails women?
Mystery symptoms dismissed as psychosomatic or whining. ...
Every year millions of people (mostly women) head to their MD for some combination of the most common complaints related to Hypothyroidism:
Cold hands and feet
But despite being put on thyroid medication, the symptoms of hypothyroidism can continue to persistent, even if someone's lab tests are normal! How can that be?
Read on for the top five reasons you might have unresolved symptoms of hypothyroidism.
REASON #1:Your doctor doesn't understand the ...
Cyrex Labs is at the cutting edge of lab testing for things like Leaky Gut, Autoimmunity, Gluten Cross Reactivity and food sensitivities.
It’s a frustrating but not uncommon scenario: You struggle with food or chemical sensitivities, suspected autoimmunity, and leaky gut symptoms. You plunk down hundreds of dollars (or more) for state-of-the-art testing from Cyrex Labs, eager for specific guidance.
And all the results come back negative. Or they all come back positive. Either way, you’re poorer and still clueless about the specifics ...
Your doctor says your hypothyroid condition has been treated, but do you still suffer from symptoms of low thyroid function?
Cold hands and feet
If so, you may suffer from Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune disease that attacks and destroys the thyroid bland.
Hypothyroidism is usually caused by Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune disease
If you are managing your autoimmune disease through diet and lifestyle, then you probably know about the autoimmune diet supplements, non-toxic home and body products, and getting enough rest.
But are you aware of hidden sources of stress that may be triggering autoimmune flares?
Common autoimmune diseases today include Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism, multiple sclerosis, type 1 diabetes, psoriasis, celiac disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and pernicious anemia. However, there are many more.
Research increasingly shows the connection between autoimmune disease and food sensitivities (such as to gluten) and ...