The thyroid gland is located in the neck, near the Adam's apple. Its function is to produce hormones, and when it malfunctions, there's an over- or under-production of hormones necessary for metabolic processes. Natural thyroid treatments can aid in returning the thyroid to hormonal balance and ending unwanted side effects like hypothyroidism, a lack of hormone production, and hyperthyroidism, an over-production of hormones. In his study, "Overcoming Thyroid Disorders," Dr Brownstein explores various aspects of thyroid health, including:
Through the use of proper nutrition, detoxifying the body and other therapies, Dr. Brownstein seeks to heal common maladies experienced by his patients. The recipient of several awards relating to the use of nutrition in healing disorders, Dr. Brownstein is a founder of the Center for Holistic Medicine in Michigan. Highly respected for his work in family and holistic medicine, he travels and lectures extensively, spreading his message of healing through natural methods. He is the author of more than a dozen books on health and nutrition.