The Gut and Thyroid Connection

By: Carrie Dennie, ND, RAc Did you know that the gut and the thyroid are connected? This connection has actually been studied and is backed by current research which shows that treating gut condition can improve thyroid function and health. ( The gut is responsible for converting about 20% of the primarily inactive thyroid hormone […]

The Endocrine System and Mood

By: Amber Klampferer, ND The Endocrine System is a collection of glands that secrete hormones into the bloodstream. These hormones exert a variety of effects when they reach their designated target organs. Endocrine glands include the hypothalamus, pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands, as well as the gonads, pancreas, and pineal body. The endocrine system […]

The Thyroid, Adrenal, Hormone Connection

By: Carrie Dennie, ND, RAc Are you feeling stressed, emotional, overwhelmed, or maybe experiencing weight gain, fatigue, or PMS? Your Endocrine System could be to blame! Your Endocrine system includes your hypothalamus, pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenals, pineal body, and ovary or testes. There is a close and delicate connection between all of these organs, meaning […]

Nutrition for Adrenal Health

By: Carrie Dennie, ND Did you know that there are certain nutrients that will help support your adrenal glands? Below are 5 nutrients that support adrenal health and sources in the diet. Vitamin C –supports the general health and function of the adrenals Sources: citrus fruits, bell peppers, broccoli, cantaloupe and kiwi B Vitamins – […]

The Six Principals of Naturopathic Medicine

By: Amber Klampferer, ND The six principles of Naturopathic medicine lay the foundation for Naturopathic philosophy. This philosophy emphasizes identifying the root cause of disease while treating the person as a whole and stimulating the body to heal itself using the least invasive tools necessary. The therapeutic order (chance to reference Carrie’s post) is built upon these […]

5 Herbs for Adrenal Health

by: Amber Klampferer, ND The adrenal glands are two glands that sit on top of the kidneys. The adrenal glands help to regulate stress, among a variety of other important functions. While stress can be a healthy response to certain acute stimuli, it can be detrimental when experienced in the long term. Two classes of […]