Missed or Irregular Menses-8 Reasons Why You May be a Target

Best Thyroid Doctor California – Dr. Jason Shumard, D.C. Missed or absent periods describe the occurrence when, after a woman has established a regular pattern of menstruation, it stops for 3 months or longer. An absent period can also occur when a woman has not …

Thyroid Dysfunction: Focus on Goiter

Thyroid Doctor in California – Dr. Jason Shumard, D.C. What Is Goiter?Simply put, goiter is an enlargement of your thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is responsible for producing essential hormones such as T3 and T4, which are important for: Breathing Heart rate Operation of the …

Thyroid Issues? Eat Your Cruciferous Vegetables

Thyroid Doctor in San Diego – Dr. Jason Shumard, D.C.Cruciferous vegetables contain a variety of chemicals classified as glucosinolates as well as sulforaphane, a phytochemical metabolite thought to be responsible for all the wonderful benefits attributed to the cruciferous vegetables. Cruciferous vegetables include the following: …

The Low-Carb, Low-Thyroid Connection

Thyroid Doctor San Diego – Dr. Jason Shumard, D.C. By the time my thyroid patients come to me, they’ve usually already jumped on the low-carb bandwagon. I have no problem with this; low-carb diets can be a helpful way to lose weight and reduce thyroid-related …

Four Causes of Thyroid Damage You Might’ve Missed

Dr. Jason Shumard, D.C. Receiving a diagnosis and understanding that you have a thyroid problem is one thing, but knowing the root cause of your thyroid condition is another. The only way to overcome your condition is to address the causes first. Thyroid replacement therapy …

Your Thyroid Could Be the Cause of Your Erectile Dysfunction

Dr. Jason Shumard, D.C. Do you suffer from thyroid dysfunction as well as erectile dysfunction? There may be more to the story than an unfortunate coincidence. The causes of erectile dysfunction (ED) can come from numerous factors; however, recent studies are finding that your thyroid …