Managing your Thyroid

MANAGING YOUR THYROID Thyroid gland is one of the many glands that form our endocrine system. The hormones that are released from the thyroid gland have a very vital role to play in a body’s metabolism. The hormone that is secreted from the thyroid gland is called thyroxin. This hormone is stays in an inactive … Read more

The Pituitary Gland

The Pituitary Gland For nursing students the endocrine system can be difficult to learn.  We will attempt to guide you through the very basics and hopefully this will help develop a grasp of the endocrine system.  Today we will start with the pituitary gland. The pituitary gland is also referred to as the master gland. … Read more

Adrenal Fatigue or a Thyroid Problem?

Adrenal Fatigue or a Thyroid Problem? Everybody experiences tiredness at times. After a long day, kicking off your shoes, collapsing on to the sofa and dozing off within minutes is actually perfectly normal. What isn’t normal however, is a feeling that you’re constantly tired. Struggling to maintain your current routine, coupled with poor clarity in … Read more

11 Delicious Foods Every Diabetic Should be Eating

Diabetes is a lifelong metabolic condition, caused by an abnormality in blood-sugar levels. Treatment of the illness involves receiving medical intervention, as well as adhering to a strict diet which has been proven to offset the problems caused by having a resistance to insulin. Many sufferers find changing their eating habits to be overwhelming at … Read more