Current Health News

May 31, 2017 - Issue 3938


Why Managing Your Iron Level Is Crucial to Your Health

Why Managing Your Iron Level Is Crucial to Your Health

May 31, 2017

Most adult men and postmenopausal women have elevated levels of this, which can make them a target for cancer and heart disease. I encourage you to be screened annually, as it is much easier to deal with a slight increase than a major one.

Buyer Beware: Soaps and Sanitizers May Increase Absorption of Dangerous BPA

how to avoid bpa exposure

May 31, 2017

Bisphenol-A (BPA) is found in many everyday products, and BPA-free products often use substitute chemicals that are nearly identical, holding similar risks. I'll tell you how you may inadvertently be increasing your absorption and give strategies to reduce your exposure.

Why Screening and Commonly Prescribed Thyroid Drugs Often Fail to Relieve Symptoms

thyroid test

May 31, 2017

Your thyroid hormones influence every cell in your body. Current blood testing may not give an accurate indication of suboptimal thyroid function, and thyroid cancer screening may result in unnecessary treatment. I'll give you several strategies to support your thyroid function.