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Hemochromatosis is the “iron storage” disease

Hemochromatosis is the “iron storage” disease

The American Hemochromatosis Society’s “National Hemochromatosis Genetic Testing and Awareness Month” is July 2012. Hereditary hemochromatosis is an inherited condition also known as iron overload or iron storage disease. Iron is a mineral found in many foods. When it is not processed properly inside the body, it becomes toxic, poisoning organs and causing organ failure–especially [...]

May 27, 2009 Susan Hereditary Diseases Comments Off on Hemochromatosis is the “iron storage” disease

Vitamin D deficiency is common in Americans

Vitamin D deficiency is common in Americans

“Light Rhythms” From Experience Life, June 2009 Recent studies in North America and Europe indicate that a staggering 95 percent of people are vitamin D deficient — not surprising given how much time we spend inside. Sunlight doesn’t just help set your internal clock, it actually nourishes your body by helping it create vitamin D.  [...]

May 26, 2009 Susan Vitamin D Deficiency Comments Off on Vitamin D deficiency is common in Americans

Is it inertia or thyroid disease?

Is it inertia or thyroid disease?

“Escape From Inertia” From Experience Life, May 2009 Most of us struggle at some point to overcome a stubborn resistance to exercising. Not sure what’s keeping you from exercising more regularly? Here’s a reason that may be lurking beneath the surface: Undiagnosed health issues. Hypothyroidism, a condition in which your thyroid doesn’t release enough metabolism-stimulating [...]

May 20, 2009 Susan Thyroid Screens Comments Off on Is it inertia or thyroid disease?