Dr. G - Health Column

Methylation and Cardiovascular Health

Methylation and Cardiovascular HealthIntroduction to cardiovascular healthCardiovascular health involves the heart and blood vessels, the importance of which is known to all. The heart pumps blood into our blood vessels, which delivers oxygen to our organs,...

Introduction to Methylation

Introduction to MethylationMethylation is simply the addition of a Methyl group (one carbon atom attached to three hydrogen atoms) to other substrates in our body. These substrates can be DNA, RNA, proteins etc., and this process happens over 1 million...

read more

Potential Benefits of Nutrigenomics

Potential Benefits of Nutrigenomics Studies on a large-scale population often yield the best statistics. However, what works for one person does not always work for another. By using nutrigenomics and its technology, people can get a better understanding of...

read more

What is Nutrigenomics?

What is Nutrigenomics?Nutrigenomics is the study on how what we eat affects our genetic expression. Our body responds to food differently compared to other people, and the saying “you are what you eat” is true when understanding this concept. Knowing this...

read more

How can I improve my Thyroid Health

How can I improve my Thyroid HealthA healthy diet and lifestyle are essential for maintaining thyroid health. 4 ways in which you can change your lifestyle are:• Having a good 7-8 hours of sleep • Regularly exercising • Having a balanced diet...

read more

Nutrition and Thyroid Health

Nutrition and Thyroid HealthHow does our diet affect our thyroid?Our diet plays an important role in keeping our thyroid healthy and ensuring it functions well. Iodine is the chemical element responsible for making the 2 thyroid hormones, T4 and T3. Some...

read more

Thyroid function and diabetes

Thyroid function and diabetesHow does thyroid function affect diabetics?Diabetes does not directly cause thyroid disease, however those who already suffer from diabetes are more prone to develop an endocrine disorder. Thyroid function affects diabetics due...

read more

Women and Thyroid Issues

Women and Thyroid IssuesWomen are more likely to suffer from hypothyroidism due to a hormonal imbalance. This is one of the reasons for thyroid problems to be closely associated with menopause. Hypothyroidism can worsen symptoms of menopause. Often,...

read more

Thyroid Diseases – Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid Diseases - Thyroid CancerThe three most common types of thyroid cancer are papillary, follicular and medullary. Papillary thyroid cancer is one of the most curable cancers. The development of thyroid cancer is applicable to all ages. However, it is...

read more

Thyroid Diseases – Hyperthyroidism

Thyroid Diseases - HyperthyroidismHyperthyroidism is caused by an overactive thyroid gland which produces excessive amounts of thyroid hormones T3 and T4. When there is an excess amount of the hormones, metabolic processes speed up, increasing nervousness,...

read more
Share This