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low TSH vs suppressed TSH on thyroid meds

Low TSH vs Suppressed TSH on Thyroid Medication – What you Must Know

Does your TSH Test actually give you helpful information about your thyroid function?As a thyroid patient, there is no doubt in my mind that you are already familiar with the thyroid lab test known as the TSH.  It would be weird if you didn’t.  Doctors primarily use the TSH test as a way to measure how well …

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10 foods every patient with Hashimoto's thyroiditis should avoid

10 Foods Hashimoto’s Patients Should Avoid Like the Plague

Yes, you can Improve Hashimoto’s Through DietOne of the best things, and worst things, about Hashimoto’s, is that your diet has a powerful impact on how you are feeling.  But, as you will find, this is a double-edged sword.  Good in the sense that you HAVE control over how you are feeling (to some degree) but bad …

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how to use testosterone to treat hashimoto's thyroiditis

Testosterone: My Secret Remedy for Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis + 4 Benefits

A Secret Therapy that you can use to treat Hashimoto’s NaturallyAs someone with Hashimoto’s, I probably don’t need to tell you that there aren’t many official medications or therapies available to treat your condition.  That’s why this topic is so exciting.  Testosterone is a sort of secret therapy that can be used to treat and manage Hashimoto’s …

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product and supplement updates

Product & Supplement Updates: Reformulations, Updated Product Bundles & More

What’s New with My SupplementsWant to get the latest news with my supplements including which products I have in the pipeline and which products I am making changes to? If you are interested in You are in the right place because that’s exactly what we are going to talk about!  I tend to keep all of the information …

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weight gain after thyroid removal? Here's why

Why is Weight Loss so Difficult After Thyroid Removal?

Gain 20 Pounds After Thyroid Removal? I mean it, it’s a serious question.  Have you gained 20 pounds or more after your thyroid has been removed?  If so, you are not alone.  In fact, women, on average, gain around 20 pounds after they get their thyroid removed according to several studies (1) which looked into the matter.  The question is… Why does …

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how to treat hashimoto's thyroiditis without thyroid medication

Case Study: How to Treat Hashimoto’s WITHOUT Thyroid Medication

Treating Hashimoto’s without Thyroid MedicationIs it possible to treat Hashimoto’s thyroiditis through natural therapies and without thyroid medication? I’ve been saying that the answer is yes for a long time and this case study perfectly illustrates how this is possible.  Today we are going to walk through a case study of a Hashimoto’s patient, Jennifer, who was …

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NP thyroid recall for superpotency

NP Thyroid Recall for Superpotency: What you need to know

NP Thyroid Recall by AcellaThyroid news report: On May 22nd, 2020 Acella Pharmaceuticals issued a voluntary nationwide recall of certain lots of NP thyroid due to superpotency.  Don’t worry, I’m going to explain in plain English what this all means and how it applies to you.  If you aren’t already aware, NP thyroid is a prescription thyroid medication …

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the best thyroid medication for weight loss

The Best Thyroid Medication for Weight Loss

Thyroid & Weight GainThyroid patients often struggle with their weight.  If you are reading this, and you have low thyroid or hypothyroidism, then you probably know what I am talking about.  Your thyroid is one of the primary regulators of your metabolism.  This is why people who have low thyroid or hypothyroidism end up gaining weight.  Low thyroid leads …

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signs and symptoms of inflammation in Hashimoto's

Signs & Symptoms of Inflammation in Hashimoto’s

Inflammation Damages your ThyroidYou should really think about Hashimoto’s disease as a disease of inflammation.  I know that it’s an autoimmune disease but what is an autoimmune disease if not a problem with your immune system? And because the immune system controls and regulates the inflammatory system, these systems are really one and the same.  This is great …

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Lactose: Why Nature-throid & WP Thyroid Aren’t Working

Over the years we’ve seen more and more formulations of NDT fall out of favor with patients.  Thyroid medications such as Nature Throid and Armour thyroid used to be widely considered as some of the best thyroid medications on the market but now more and more people are having trouble with them.  And by trouble, I’m talking …

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