Vitamin A supplementation comes with risks, including toxicity that can cause alopecia. You won’t become toxic from Vitamin A in the diet, but it’s important to understand the difference between carotenoids and retinols, including how to convert into the bioactive form of Vitamin A.
It starts out “innocently” enough. You’re feeling fatigued, but you chalk it up to the demands of life. You’re feeling down, but you tell yourself that we can all get down when we’re tired. Then, there’s a spare tire around your middle. You can’t poop. You get chilled more easily. And you’re shedding hair.
Cold, dry winter months can wreak havoc on skin health, especially if you have hypothyroidism. But with these simple strategies, I’ve seen “problem skin” resolve in a matter of a few days.
Eggs have been referred to as “the perfect food.” But they’re also one of the top triggers for those with food sensitivities. Let’s dig into both sides of the story.