Thyroid Problems, Alzheimer’s, and Cognitive Decline

Friday, June 19, 2009  -  Byron J Richards

A significant body of science now links poor thyroid function and cognitive decline, including Alzheimer’s risk (doubling the risk for women).  The information is proving interesting, and not what many would expect.  In fact, taking thyroid hormone to help offset aging issues may make cognitive decline worse.


Sluggish Thyroid Impairs Blood Sugar Metabolism

Wednesday, June 17, 2009  -  Byron J Richards

An interesting study shows that individuals with insulin resistance and low thyroid have a much more difficult time trying to fix their metabolism.  On a 16 week weight loss program of diet and exercise, those without thyroid problems were much more able to correct insulin resistance.