This month’s health tip is all about thyroid function. The thyroid gland is part of our endocrine system. The thyroid is responsible for controlling our metabolism, meaning it helps to break down our food and convert it into energy. It also maintains our body temperature and controls hormones.
Fevers can cause anxiety in most people, especially parents. There are many misconceptions about fevers and the dangers they cause; but are they truly founded? I hope to dispel some of those myths and inform you of how to effectively use this amazing “gift” that the human body possesses in order to heal itself!
Are you among 20% of the population who experience reoccurring depression/anxiety especially in the winter months? Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a common affliction due to the days being shorter, darker and rainier. People who have SAD report feeling “normal” in the summer months.
Some common sympt