Endocrine Health

Eric Bakker N.D.May 30, 2022
8 MIN

In this category you will find many articles relating to health conditions caused or affected by hormone problems. You'll learn about diet and lifestyle and how they relate to imbalances in your endocrine (hormone) system.

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Do you feel bloated, angry, or simply not yourself? Hormone fluctuations could be to blame. Hormones are chemical "messengers" that influence the activity of your cells and organs. It's common for your levels to fluctuate throughout your life, such as before and during your period, throughout pregnancy, and during menopause. However, certain medications and health concerns can cause your levels to fluctuate.

Fatigue Syndrome

Why Am I Tired All the Time? Understanding and Managing Fatigue In my naturopathic practice, at least half of all clients mention they suffer from fatigue. Understanding and managing fatigue is crucial for improving overall well-being. Let's explore the different...

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Infertility

Even though doctors have known for a long time that infertility is a medical problem, people who have it still tend to feel ashamed and keep it a secret. This can make it hard to ask friends and family for...

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Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism is a common, treatable disorder that currently is poorly managed by Western medicine with the current drug-based approach. Over the many years of practice, I have seen many hundreds of patients exhibiting many of the signs and symptoms of...

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Thyroid and Selenium

Selenium is critical when it comes to your thyroid's health and well-being. Research was conducted in the year 2000 and an interesting article was published in British medical journal called The Lancet which highlighted the significance of selenium when it...

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The Adrenal And Thyroid Connection

Understanding the Connection Between Adrenal Fatigue and Thyroid Issues Do you have a problem with the adrenal glands or the thyroid gland, or both? Adrenal fatigue and thyroid issues often go hand in hand. Often practitioners will often focus on...

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