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how to build your own natural desiccated thyroid blend

How to Build Your Own Natural Desiccated Thyroid Blend

There were a ton of thyroid patients that were hit in the proverbial face when Nature-throid and WP Thyroid were taken off the market.  These thyroid medications went from being some of the most sought-after thyroid medications to being completely unavailable in a very short period of time.  Not only did this cause a lot of …

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3 new thyroid support supplements & other changes

3 New Thyroid Support Supplements: Thyro Fuel, Thyro Biotic & Hashimoto’s Ab Rx

If you’ve been following me for a while then you’ve probably noticed a lot of changes going on with my supplements.  If so, maybe you’ve had some questions… We’ve received a lot of interesting questions and assumptions based on these changes including several asking if we are going out of business! Let me put your mind …

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brazil nuts and your thyroid: helpful or harmful?

Brazil Nuts And Your Thyroid: Helpful or Harmful?

Why Do So Many Thyroid Patients Eat Brazil Nuts?  Brazil nuts are often the go-to source of selenium for many thyroid patients.  They consistently make the list of top thyroid superfoods and are up there with seaweed and oysters in terms of thyroid-boosting benefits.  It’s no wonder then why so many thyroid patients eat Brazil nuts on …

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Side Effects of Iodine Supplements: What They Mean

Side Effects of Iodine Supplements: What They Mean

Contrary to Popular Belief, Iodine is Quite Safe Get out your pitchforks and get ready to get angry because it’s time to talk about iodine.  I’m joking (mostly)… But we actually do need to talk about iodine.  I’m not sure what it is, but only a few topics in the thyroid world are more controversial than iodine.  Today …

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6 anti inflammatory supplements that actually work

6 Anti Inflammatory Supplements That Actually Work

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Why Inflammation Is a Problem Here’s why you should care about inflammation: Reducing inflammation can help you lose weight, balance your hormones, reduce joint pain, sleep better, balance your immune system, age more gracefully, give you more energy, improve your cholesterol, reduce cardiovascular disease, and much more.  This is really just the tip of the …

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iodine allergy: why it doesn't exist

Iodine Allergy: Why It Doesn’t Exist & What Your Symptoms Mean

A True Iodine Allergy Doesn’t Exist I don’t think there’s a thyroid-related topic out there with more misinformation than iodine.  And this is especially true when discussing the topic of iodine allergy.  The truth is that a true iodine allergy doesn’t exist (1).  Before you run off screaming and yelling that you know for sure that …

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6 ways selenium benefits the thyroid

6 Ways Selenium Benefits Thyroid Function (+ How Much To Use)

Selenium Deficiency & Thyroid Problems Selenium is up there with iodine and zinc in terms of how important it is for your thyroid gland.  What happens if you don’t have enough selenium in your body? For starters, it increases your risk of developing autoimmune disease (Hashimoto’s thyroiditis), may increase inflammation in your entire body and …

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