Understanding Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Disease

Authored By Dr. Alison Danby, ND Functional Medicine Practitioner Diving Deeper into Thyroid Health Brain fog that makes routine tasks a drag, unexplainable bouts of lethargy in the middle of the workday and a metabolism that has officially gone M.I.A. – these are signs that an individual may be suffering from Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis is an autoimmune disorder that…

Osteopathy & Digestion

Having an issue with your digestive system can be unpleasant. Symptoms can include constipation, acid reflux, nausea, heartburn, diarrhoea, difficulty swallowing, abdominal cramping, pain, bloating or gas. All of these symptoms can result in changes in sleep, mood, and energy levels. Injuries and impacts from falls can ‘shock’ the organs creating tensions within the connective tissues and ligamentous structures. Poor…

A Functional Medicine Perspective on Autoimmunity

Getting to the Root Causes of Autoimmunity by Understanding Leaky GUT Syndrome: By Dr. Alison Danby, ND, FMCP Autoimmunity is described as a disease where the immune system has gone haywire and has started to attack various areas of its-self (your body). The locations of attacks can vary from you thyroid, digestive track, skin, eye, joints, brain really any organ…

Thyroid Update:

Salt May Not Always Be a Bad Thing. Are You Getting Enough Iodine for Healthy Thyroid Function? By Ann Nakajima ND As a key component in the production of thyroid hormones, iodine is an essential nutrient for human health. When there is not enough iodine in the body, the hormonal command center in the brain pushes the thyroid to work harder,…