Studies show that women with hypothyroidism can often experience elevated levels of the hormone prolactin. When the brain senses there isn’t enough thyroid hormone in the body, it stimulates a feedback system whereby the brain tells the thyroid to release more hormones. Thyroid releasing hormone (TRH) stimulates the release the of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) […]Stress really does influence how your thyroid functions!
The relationship between stress and thyroid dysfunction is something that fascinates me as I know my thyroid function was always worst after periods of stress. Whilst stressful situations are something we all have to encounter on a day-to-day basis, I have noticed that thyroid patients appear to be less equipped to deal with these stressors. […]How nature helps us de-stress
Managing your stress levels doesn’t have to include meditating or doing yoga, though I am a huge fan of both of these. Countless research studies show that just simply heading to the great outdoors can be enough to reduce cortisol, a glucocorticoid steroid hormone produced by the adrenal glands and secreted during a stress response, […]