If you feel fatigue, anxious, gaining weight and can’t sleep well with no particular reason – check your thyroid! Thyroid hormones affect every cell in your body. They influence both your physical and mental health. Approximately 1 in 8 women will be affected by a thyroid condition at some point in their lives. Developing thyroid disorder is more common in women between age 20 and 30 and during menopause. Here is a brief summary how thyroid affects your wellbeing why it’s so often misdiagnosed and what’s is the one big mistake in thyroid treatment?
There are great chances you are not and this is because of few reasons: Salt in UK is not iodised. The United Kingdom ranks seventh amongst the ten most iodine deficient countries in the world. The most abundant iodine sources are seaweed and certain type of fish like haddock and cod and usually that’s notContinue reading “Are you getting enough iodine? Iodine deficiency symptoms and why you need it?”
Female athletes are especially sensitive to hormonal imbalance. Iodine deficiency can impair not only thyroid but also sports performance. Did you know that you can lose up to 50% of iodine during 1-2h of exercise?
There are certain foods considered as healthy that are not that healthy if it comes to thyroid. Or if you don’t know how to counteract their negative effect, you may be slowly damaging your thyroid. Let’s start with the most common and most controversial one at the same time – soy! Honestly, I haven’t seen any other food with so many different opinions as I’ve heard about soy.