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6 anti inflammatory supplements that actually work

6 Anti Inflammatory Supplements That Actually Work

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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how much vitamin b12 should you take for your thyroid?

How Much Vitamin B12 Should you Take for Your Thyroid?

The Relationship Between Your Thyroid and Vitamin B12 Status Would it surprise you to know that a great many thyroid patients are vitamin B12 deficient? Or that the symptoms of vitamin B12 deficiency can closely mimic hypothyroidism? The truth is that any thyroid patient who suffers from LOW thyroid (including those with hypothyroidism, Hashimoto’s, those who are post RAI, and post thyroidectomy) …

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selenomethionine - the best form of selenium?

Selenomethionine – The Best Type of Selenium?

Selenium vs Selenomethionine: What’s the Difference? Selenium is an essential (read required) nutrient that your body MUST have.  It’s part of several very important pathways that we will talk about in a second.  But what you need to know here is that if you don’t have enough selenium in your body then you will suffer symptoms ranging from …

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