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Thyroid Problems

The link between Depression and Hashimoto’s Thyroid disease

The relationship between Hashimoto’s disease and depression in Australia has long been recognised, with people with thyroid disorders being more prone to develop depressive symptoms. Women are more likely than men to have thyroid disease. One in eight women throughout Australia will develop thyroid problems during her lifetime.  [1] Often General Practitioners will attribute the…

Attaining a healthy level of thyroid autoimmune antibodies

The thyroid is something that is often the source of many health problems. Hypothyroidism is the most common thyroid disorder in Australia, affecting around 1 in 33 Australians. It is more common in women than men, and in those aged more than 60 years.(1) Thyroid autoimmune antibodies develop when a person’s immune system mistakenly targets…

Necessary nutrients to maintain normal thyroid function and treat hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism

January 20 2020 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Thyroid & Endocrine, Thyroid Problems,

There are four key nutrients required to maintain a healthy thyroid and avoid both hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism – iodine, zinc, tyrosine selenium. But how do you know if you are getting all these nutrients in sufficient quantities or avoiding those nutrients that exacerbate your thyroid condition? If you are one of the many Australians who…

Thyroid Specialist Perth – symptoms and treatment

July 22 2019 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Thyroid Problems,

Thyroid Specialist Perth Thyroid disease is a common condition that strikes 1 in 8 women as well as many men in the western world. Seeing a thyroid specialist in Perth that can treat the underlying pathology of the condition is vital. The prevalence of the condition is likely  to be further reaching as it is…