Prescription medications used to treat leptin resistance

Prescription Medications Used to Treat Leptin Resistance: The Complete Guide

Leptin resistance is a major and seriously underappreciated cause of weight loss resistance and weight gain.  The good news is that there are many ways to treat this condition which is very common among obese people.  The bad news is that your doctor isn’t likely to know much about it which leaves it up to you.  In this …

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Types and Causes of PCOS (6 You Should Be Aware of)

Types and Causes of PCOS (6 You Should Be Aware of)

There are at least 6 different types of PCOS which are recognized.  Each type of PCOS has a unique cause and though there is some overlap between conditions, they are NOT all the same.  Knowing the type of PCOS that you have is critical if you want to get serious about treatment.  The various types of PCOS include: …

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birth control side effects you should be aware of

Birth Control Side Effects You Should be Aware of (Cancer, Weight Gain & More)

Birth control pills are widely recommended for a variety of conditions beyond their use as a contraceptive.  Many women take birth control to help ‘balance’ their hormones, stop acne, or treat menstrual irregularities.  And while the pill may help with some of these conditions you always have to be aware of HOW they are working and what …

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thyroid medication dosage chart

Thyroid Medication Dosage & Conversion Chart (For All Thyroid Medications)

Are you taking one type of thyroid medication but considering switching to another? If so, then this is the article for you.  The truth is that while many thyroid medications contain similar ingredients the switching process is not as straightforward as you might think.  We are going to talk about switching from T4 only medications (levothyroxine & Synthroid) …

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why you can't stay on the same dose of thyroid medication forever

You Can’t Stay on the Same Thyroid Medication Dose Forever

It might come as a surprise to hear that your dose of thyroid medication will probably need to be changed constantly throughout your life.  In other words, it’s very unlikely that you will be on a “stable” or “constant” dose of thyroid medication for the rest of your life.  In this article, we are going to explore …

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5 reasons to consider CBD oil for hashimoto's

5 reasons to Consider CBD oil for Hashimoto’s: Benefits, Safety & More

Can CBD oil (or CBD in other forms) help treat the autoimmune condition Hashimoto’s thyroiditis? When you start to see places like Harvard (1) talking about the benefits of CBD oil you know there may be something to this compound.  This over the counter therapy may be considered in certain thyroid patients, especially those with Hashimoto’s who haven’t …

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10 things to know about armour thyroid

10 Things Patients Should Know About Armour Thyroid (Before using it!)

I’m a big fan of Armour thyroid (and other formulations of NDT) and have used it on many, many patients.  But, like any prescription medication, Armour thyroid has some important aspects that you should be aware of as a patient.  If you are someone who is considering using Armour thyroid, if you are someone who is already …

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How biotin interferes with thyroid lab tests

Biotin & Thyroid Lab Tests: Is it Dangerous to use this vitamin?

Is it true that taking the over the counter supplement biotin can interfere with your thyroid lab tests?  The answer is yes.  But there’s a lot more to it than that.  In this article, we are going to explore whether taking biotin is safe if you have thyroid problems, how it impacts your thyroid lab tests, what to …

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using fluconazole for candida overgrowth

Using Fluconazole for Candida Overgrowth (Safety, Precautions & More)

Candida overgrowth is a condition which affects many patients, especially those with existing gut problems and those with thyroid disease.  Among the many treatments available are some which require a doctors prescription.  In this article, we are going to focus on fluconazole (also known as Diflucan) which is a prescription medication which is particularly effective at killing …

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5 Delicious Thyroid Friendly Whole Food Smoothie Recipes (Green + Dessert & More)

5 Delicious Thyroid Friendly Whole Food Smoothie Recipes (Green + Dessert & More)

I’m a huge fan of smoothie recipes for thyroid patients, even if weight loss is your goal.  If you’ve been staying away from smoothie recipes, or if you just want to learn more about how they might help, then check out these 5 whole food smoothie recipes which contain additional helpful ingredients such as probiotics and …

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