Thyroid Health

The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped organ located near your Adam’s apple. It releases hormones that contribute to the way your body functions. The thyroid effects multiple organs and plays various roles in: heart rate, metabolism, hair growth, body weight, muscle strength, menstrual cycles, body temperature, cholesterol levels, bowel function and fertility. To say the … Continued

The Basics of Hormonal Imbalance

When we think of hormones, we often only think of the common sex hormones estrogen and testosterone. The truth is, there are many more hormones involved in the endocrine (hormone) system. In fact, most people don’t know that the liver, pancreas and adrenals all play a pivotal role in hormonal health. As a naturopath I … Continued