Category Archives: Hormones

Can Gluten Affect Your Hormones?

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How Gluten Affects Your Hormones Hormones are chemicals produced by various glands throughout your body and released to regulate specific functions. For example, your thyroid hormone helps regulate your metabolism. Estrogen, a sex hormone, helps regulate menstruation in women. And cortisol, a stress hormone, helps regulate blood pressure. Thus, hormones play many vital roles, which […]

Dr. O – What Causes Low Thyroid Function

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Did you know that one of the most commonly diagnosed conditions in the United States is a condition called low thyroid or hypothyroidism? While many receive this diagnosis due to nutritional factors, others have it as a result of an autoimmune disease, commonly known as Hashimoto’s or Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Regardless of which type you may […]

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