The thyroid gland is an important organ that regulates body metabolism. When it is not functioning at optimum capacity you may experience a range of symptoms brought on by thyroid disorders including; weight gain, fatigue, depression and poor digestive function. Thyroid dysfunction can present as hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, Grave’s disease, Hashimoto thyroiditis as well as sub clinical hypothyroidism.
If you suffer from any of the following then it is time to comprehensively check your thyroid health.
- Weight gain or loss
- Memory loss
- Poor digestive function
- Fertility problems
- Fibrocystic breasts
- Immune problems
If these symptoms sound familiar, consider taking our Thyroid Quiz HERE.
Our practitioners run comprehensive testing to ascertain how your thyroid gland is functioning. Blood tests to check your pituitary responsiveness, your thyroid output, your ability to convert thyroxine to its active form and antibodies that may be damaging thyroid function. Our practitioners also assess your stress and the potential that cortisol may be negatively affecting thyroid function as well as testing nutrients directly involved with thyroid functioning or cofactors involved with thyroid health such as iodine, iron, selenium and zinc.
Working with diet, nutritional supplementation and herbal medicine our practitioners have the expertise to improve your thyroid health and allow your body to function optimally again.