Is Your Thyroid Working Properly?

By: Dr. Sarah Millar, ND , Jun 27, 2016

Solutions to hypothyroidism.

How do you know if your thyroid is not working properly?

  • Difficulty losing weight despite proper diet and exercise
  • Foggy thinking, heavy or tired head
  • Exercise/stress intolerance or extreme weakness
  • Hair loss (particularly noticed in the eyebrows)
  • Dry, rough or scaly skin, and dry, tangled hair
  • Brittle nails, cold hands & feet, sensitivity to cold


If your thyroid function is sluggish, normal daily activities, sleep patterns, mood and weight management can become significantly impaired. You will notice you just don’t seem to have the energy to do the things you used to enjoy doing. The naturopathic doctors at Health Momentum design customized, personalized treatment plans to address the root cause of your thyroid concerns.

Dr. Millar, has always been interested in the dynamic and inseparable role of the mind and body in healing. After studying four years of Health Psychology at McGill University, she went on to complete a four year Doctorate degree in Naturopathic Medicine. Without exception, Dr.Millar strives to address the root cause of every health concern. In her private practice, she specializes in working with anxiety, depression, chronic pain, fatigue and general low vitality. In addition to her private practice, Sarah runs workshops and seminars that teach people how to begin looking at illness from a totally different perspective. Sarah teaches specific and practical tools on how to begin working with the various challenges of life in an effective and balanced way. Essential tools for life are discussed and practiced as each individual learns to turn the tide on illness and suffering. Currently, Sarah treats patients at Health Momentum, a therapeutic centre in Kitchener, Ontario.