In our modern and busy world, we face a variety of health risks. Hillary’s Health utilizes an array of contemporary integrative methods to help restore your mind and body, allowing them to heal naturally and better cope with the stress of daily life.
“A healthy body and soul come from an unencumbered mind and body.” – Ymber Delecto
Diabetes mellitus occurs when the pancreas does not create sufficient or any of the hormone insulin, or when the insulin produced does not work efficiently. Thus, this causes the level of glucose in the blood to be higher than normal levels.
Type 1 diabetes develps when the cells in the pancreas that make insulin are attacked and destroyed by the body’s own immune system, causing a complete lack of insulin.
Type 2 diabetes develops when the receptors on the cells in the body that respond to the action of insulin fall short of being stimulated by it – known as insulin resistance.
If you are diagnosed with diabetes it can be a daunting experience. However, identifying the diabetes is one of the first positive steps. Once you know you have diabetes you can start treating it. While it may be necessary to continue to use some conventional meds, doses can sometimes be minimized with additional strategies that include:
- CONTROLLING DIET
- USING NATURAL SUPPLEMENTS
- MONITORING BLOOD SUGAR
- MANAGING WEIGHT
An estimated 27 million Americans have thyroid disease, and more than half are undiagnosed. Frequently misunderstood, and too often overlooked and misdiagnosed, thyroid disease affects almost every aspect of health, so understanding more about the thyroid, and the symptoms that occur when something goes wrong with this small gland, can help you protect or regain good health.
Women are at the greatest risk, developing thyroid problems seven times more often than men. A woman faces as high as a one in five chance of developing thyroid problems during her lifetime, a risk that increases with age and for those with a family history of thyroid problems.
Conventional prescription meds are often used to stabilize the condition. But the root of the problem must be understood. Some natural approaches together with appropriate test monitoring can bring about improvement in many cases. The most common problems that develop in the thyroid include:
- HYPOTHYROIDISM (An underactive thyroid)
- HYPERTHYROIDISM (An overactive thyroid)
- GOITER (An enlarged thyroid)
- NODULES/CANCER (Lumps in the thyroid gland or tissue, sometimes malignant)
- THYROIDITIS (Inflammation of the thyroid)
A NATURAL APPROACH
As a licensed Naturopath, Dr. Hillary will explore the many physical, mental and environmental factors affecting your overall health and wellness to create a personalized health-care plan based on your individual needs. Diagnostic methods may include testing to check blood sugar, hormone balance, thyroid function, cardiovascular risk and many other areas.
Following a thorough profile of your medical history and diagnostic assessment, you will be provided with a specific plan for meeting your health objectives including both natural and conventional treatments if necessary.