Thyroid and Endocrine Health Awareness

Thyroid & Endocrine Awareness

Posted: September 18, 2018
By: Ferguson Family Chiropractic

Did you know...your thyroid regulates your metabolism?


Hypothyroidism is when you have an underactive thyroid. Learn more about natural ways to treat hypothyroidism here:


Did you know...At the beginning of the 20th century, the first menstruation cycle for girls happened around ages 16 and 17. Today, the average age is younger than 13 years old. What does this mean for our children's health?

Learn more about the disturbing rise of precocious puberty and how to prevent it for your children:


Find all things THYROID related on Dr. Jocker's website. Articles range from how you can test your thyroid function at home, to the 10 best nutrients for better thyroid health. Check out Dr. Jocker's thyroid articles here:


Did you know...research spanning the last 25 years implicates endocrine disruptors are creating health problems as serious as male reproductive disorders, premature death, obesity and diabetes, neurological impacts, breast cancer, endometriosis, female reproductive disorders, immune disorders, liver cancer, osteoporosis, Parkinson's symptoms, prostate cancer, and thyroid disorders?

Learn more about these chemicals, including the Dirty Dozen to avoid for better health and dis-ease prevention:


Do you struggle with PMS, bloating, irritability, mood swings, anxiety, acne, sugar cravings, insomnia? We are socialized to believe that these symptoms are an inevitable part of fluctuating cyclical hormones, but they are signs that your hormones are not optimally balanced.

Here are 5 ways to naturally balance your hormones:

PMS and painful periods are NOT inevitable. Here are 8 strategies to relieve PMS symptoms naturally:


The Chiropractic Connection: Can chiropractic care help thyroid function?


Testosterone is an anabolic steroid hormone that plays a critical role in metabolism, sex drive, muscle building, mood regulation, memory & cognitive function.  Normal testosterone levels play a huge role in maintaining optimal weight as well as reducing risk of degenerative diseases such as osteoporosis, heart disease, diabetes, & certain cancers. Learn more about testosterone, male menopause (andropause) and 12 Ways to Boost Testosterone Naturally here:


Are you feeling 'burnt out' ? The adrenal glands help the body adapt to stress and reproduce through the unique compounds they produce and secrete.  Over 50 essential hormones are produced within the adrenal glands.  These hormones are critical to health and vitality.  When we are overstressed, the adrenals pump out stress hormones until they fatigue and crash, which can be devastating to the body. Learn more: