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Functional Hormone Testing
Female Hormones

Oestrogen and Functional Testing

Out of all the hormones, most of us have heard of Oestrogen (US spelling estrogen). Today I will shed a little light on the different types of Oestrogen. Our bodies make three different forms oestrogens: Oestrone (E1) Oestradiol (E2) Oestriol (E3) Oestrone (E1) is usually considered an “unhealthy” oestrogen.  It is still bio-identical, but you do not want an excess

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Iodine Deficiency in Pregnancy
Female Hormones

Iodine Deficiency in Pregnancy

One mineral that is important to our health is Iodine and one major area of the body it is used in is the thyroid.  The thyroid hormones are responsible for growth and development of the body to be balanced. Furthermore an adequate amount is required for the fetal brain’s neuro-development, which starts during the second half of the first trimester,

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Iodine Myths on Thyroid Health
Hormone Testing

Iodine Myths for Thyroid Health

Most of us are afraid of something causing harm to us like having too much salt or iodine. We may have been regarding it to be harmful, and consequently, should be avoided. Iodised salt, in particular. There are two myths on iodine that have been going around that is causing all these panic. Myth #1: You can get sufficient iodine

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Thyroid - The Master of Metabolism
Adrenal Fatigue

Thyroid – The Master of Metabolism

The thyroid is the gland that is shaped like a butterfly in front of the neck. It secretes two hormones that are responsible for the metabolic processes for the whole body — the thyroxine (T4) and the triiodothyronine (T3). The heart, lungs, digestion, and cells are all commanded by the thyroid to do their job well. A tiny gland for

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Magnesium a core essential for everyone
Adrenal Fatigue

Magnesium – A Core Essential for Everyone

The pressures of modern living may be inescapable, but it’s not the end of the world. There are things that can be done to overcome these stressors and be able to cope. Common stressors could be pressures at work or in school, troubles with relationships, financial burdens. Add to those the constant exposure to toxins, processed and fast foods, and

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Detoxing from a Toxic World
Adrenal Fatigue

Detoxing from a Toxic World

All too often, we are exposed to heavy metals, and heavy metal toxicity poses a great threat to health. It can lead to serious health conditions as they damage organs and most are permanent and debilitating, if left untreated. Sadly, we can get these toxins through the food that we eat. Commonly Affected Systems from Heavy Metals Heavy metal toxins

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