Common Ailments You Might Not Realize Are Connected to Your Gut

By: Kelly Peterson, ND As a naturopathic physician, my passion is in finding the root cause of disease. My profession is rooted in the belief that the body has the innate ability to heal itself if given the right environment. By working with patients to discover the underlying causes of disease, ND’s help patients come […]

A Holistic Approach to Assessing Thyroid Labs

By: Amber Klampferer, ND To understand thyroid lab values, it is important to understand thyroid physiology. Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) is released from the pituitary gland, when there is not enough thyroid hormone in the body. TSH signals the thyroid gland to produce the thyroid hormone T4, inactive thyroid hormone, which is converted to active […]

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 […]