PUTTING HEALTH FIRST
By By Essiba Small – Trinidad Express Newspapers
Kassandra Pemberton realized that she was gaining weight and decided to do something about it.
Pemberton, who was a fashion model, prefers to be slim. She tells an interesting story of the effects of gaining weight and the actions she took to reduce it. In a recent article published in the Trinidad Express Newspapers, Pemberton said, “Putting on weight was an interesting journey for me.”
The article tells of her concerns which lead her to Dr. David Homer — a doctor of Naturopathy and a certified nutritional counsellor. Homer was able to give her an explanation for the weight gain — an underactive thyroid. Also called hypothyroidism, an underactive thyroid is when the thyroid gland does not produce enough chemicals called hormones.
“Dr. Homer does tests and then he tells you what is going on with your body. The medicine that he prescribes is organic,” Trinidad Express Newspapers.
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