Posts by Biowarrior Staff

EBV, Viruses, & Thyroid Disorders

Countless women and men deal with mysterious weight gain, fatigue, brain fog, depression, anxiety, dizziness, dry skin, hair loss, muscle weakness, tingling, numbness, and ringing in the ears. If you been experiencing these symptoms, you may be living with a thyroid condition. As of today, thyroid disease is still widely misunderstood. Even if you have…

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How to Test For An Iodine Deficiency at Home

Some people may be curious as to whether or not they are actually deficient in iodine.  In 2008, researchers concerned about the growing threat of iodine deficiency analyzed 88 samples of iodized table salt—the main supply of this critical micronutrient for most people. (1) Less than half of those tested contained amounts of iodine sufficient…

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The Link Between Prostate Cancer and Iodine

Iodine is essential for prostate health. Every cell in the body requires iodine. You can’t make a single hormone without it, yet too many people don’t get enough. With the intake of dietary iodine having decreased by more than 50 percent in the U.S. over the last 40 years, health issues are beginning to result1.…

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Health Benefits of Stevia

We already know that processed sugar is detrimental to our health, and with the excessive intake being responsible for issues like obesity. That’s why alternative sweeteners were created. These promise to be a healthier alternative for sugar—unfortunately, some are not. Stevia, however, is a safe alternative that also offers plenty of health benefits. This article…

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Link Between ADHD and Magnesium

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, more commonly known as ADHD, is a neuropsychiatric disorder. It is characterized by developmentally inappropriate deficits in attention, hyperactivity, increased impulsivity, and emotional deregulation. (1) In other words, a person with ADHD has differences in brain development and brain activity that affects attention, the ability to sit still, and self-control. (2) It’s…

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Iodine Deficiency and Thyroid Nodules

Thyroid disorders are a common occurrence among women, especially as we age. So much so, that studies suggest thyroid nodules are four times more likely in women than in men, and their frequency increases with both age and low iodine intake, and the concern is that thyroid disorders can take a toll on a person’s…

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How Inositol Can Benefit Blood Sugar Levels and Fertility in Women

Inositol (commonly referred to as vitamin B8) is a naturally occurring carbohydrate found in every cell in the body. This substance appears with several different structures throughout the body, and all are similar to glucose, which is a type of sugar found in our blood. Because of its abundance in all living cells, inositol has…

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Low Magnesium Levels and PMS

There are several different types of vitamins and minerals that you can use to help with your overall health. Magnesium is particularly important as this is a neurotransmitter synthesis and can help balance hormones. These are both things that can potentially play a part in the underlying causes of PMS. In this article, you can…

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L-Theanine’s Weight Loss Benefits

Commonly found in tea leaves, L-theanine is an amino acid that has many benefits. It has been known that the theanine amino acid in tea has positive effects especially on relaxing, cognitive performance, emotional status, sleep quality, cancer, cardiovascular diseases, obesity, and common cold.(1) Among the best of these benefits is the ability to promote…

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Hypothyroidism and The Iodine Connection

There are different causes for hypothyroidism. Iodine deficiency is still the most common cause of hypothyroidism across the globe. The WHO (World Health Organization) estimates that about 2 billion people have iodine-deficiency based on urinary excretion data. Some studies also show that long-term hypothyroidism can lead to an increase in ovarian volume, which can also…

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