Hypothyroidism, Part 4: What Types of Exercise Can Help

Hyperthyroidism photo of Thyroid GlandThis is the fourth and final post in a series covering hypothyroidism and the various treatment options that we have at our disposal. Please feel free to email your thyroid-related questions to jproodian@naturalhc.com or post them in the comments section at the bottom of this post and I’ll be happy to answer them.

In Part 1 of our series on hypothyroidism, I provided an overview of the condition, including common causes and symptoms. Because we believe in an integrated approach to treating illness or disease, want you to become a little more familiar with a few of the tools we have in the Natural Healthcare Center shed for treating hypothyroidism.

In Part 2, I discussed how acupuncture can be used to treat hypothyroidism, thanks to contributions made by Lisa Abramson, one of our licensed acupuncturists at Natural Healthcare Center. Part 3 examined the role that clinical nutrition can play in regulating the thyroid. For the final post in our hypothyroidism series, let’s take a look at what kinds of exercise can help people with thyroid issues restore proper levels of hormone secretion.

Again, I’m thankful for the contributions of Dr. Oscar Coetzee, PhD to this post and everything we do at Natural Healthcare Center.

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About Dr. James Proodian

Dr. James Proodian is an accomplished chiropractic physician, health educator, and professional public speaker who founded Proodian Healthcare Family of Companies to help people feel better, function better, and live longer. His expertise is in identifying clinical imbalances and restoring the body to health and functionality. Contact: jproodian@naturalhc.com or (732) 222‑2219.

How to Get a Better Workout in Just Minutes a Day

Burst Training at Naturaly Healthcare Center Long BranchIf you’re like most people, you’re on a never-ending mission to find a faster way to work out and feel better about how you look. Believe me; I know you’re crunched for time. As a father of five, I can sympathize.

Fortunately, there is a healthy way to get a productive workout without spending hours at the gym. It doesn’t involve an ab roller, thigh master or any of those other gimmicks you see peddled on television at 3 am.

The solution is called “Burst Training” or “High-Intensity Interval Training,” which involves shorter bursts of high intensity activity with rest periods in between each burst. This technique has been around for decades, but it’s gaining in popularity because more and more evidence is showing that it’s one of the most effective ways to exercise.

When scientists compared traditional cardio exercise (20-60 minutes of moderate, repetitive exercise) to burst training (20-60 seconds of high-intensity exercise), they found bursting could burn the same calories in 1/15th the time.

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About Dr. James Proodian

Dr. James Proodian is an accomplished chiropractic physician, health educator, and professional public speaker who founded Proodian Healthcare Family of Companies to help people feel better, function better, and live longer. His expertise is in identifying clinical imbalances and restoring the body to health and functionality. Contact: jproodian@naturalhc.com or (732) 222‑2219.