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the best doctor to see if you have Hashimoto's thyroiditis

Best Doctor to See If You Have Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis? 5 Options

Regular or Standard Doctors Don’t Treat Hashimoto’s CorrectlyIf you have Hashimoto’s then you probably don’t me to tell you how frustrating it can be to try and feel better.  But allow me to give you some good news: Feeling like your old self is definitely possible even if you have a rip-roaring case of Hashimoto’s.  The key is …

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the 6 stages of hashimoto's thyroiditis

6 Stages of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis That ALL Patients Progress Through

Hashimoto’s Progresses Through Certain Stages Over TimeEvery single patient with Hashimoto’s will go through the same stages over the course of their disease.  These stages outline are important because they outline exactly what will happen to you, provided you let your disease smolder and damage your thyroid.  It’s not all bad news though.  By understanding these stages, and …

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using lasers (LLLT) to treat Hashimoto's thyroiditis

Using Lasers (LLLT) to Treat Hashimoto’s – Do They Actually Work?

Using Cold Lasers to Reverse Hashimoto’s ThyroiditisWouldn’t it be nice if there was a therapy that you could use which required very little effort on your part and had a profound effect on your thyroid gland? I’ve always told you to be critical of such claims because they are almost always not true.  But laser therapy may …

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seronegative hashimoto's explained

Hashimoto’s With Negative Antibodies (Seronegative Hashimoto’s)

Yes, You Can Have Hashimoto’s Without AntibodiesHashimoto’s is the number 1 cause of hypothyroidism in the US and developed countries.  And while that statistic is interesting, there’s something much more interesting about Hashimoto’s… The fact that a great deal of people who have Hashimoto’s have no idea that they do.  And it’s not because Hashimoto’s is a hard …

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synthroid side effects explained - 3 main reasons

Synthroid Side Effects Explained – 3 Main Reasons

Experiencing Side Effects? It Doesn’t Mean you Need To Stop Your Thyroid MedsThis is a topic that can be confusing for thyroid patients. And, by the way, the information we are about to talk about applies to ALL thyroid medications even though today we are primarily focusing on Synthroid.  Synthroid is a thyroid medication used to treat …

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How Eating Disorders CAUSE Thyroid Problems

The Connection Between Eating Disorders and Thyroid ProblemsYou probably already know that the foods that you eat have a powerful impact on thyroid function, which is why you can change your diet to treat your thyroid.  But did you know that your eating BEHAVIOR also has an impact on your thyroid gland? I’m talking about the behaviors …

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what is reverse T3?

What is Reverse T3? (And Why Your Doctor Won’t Order It)

What is Reverse T3?We are going back to the basics today to talk about one of the MOST important thyroid lab tests that many of you probably have never heard about.  I know what you’re thinking… If it’s so important, why hasn’t my doctor ordered it and why haven’t I heard about it? I’m going to explain the …

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the benefits of exercise for your thyroid

The Benefits of Exercise For Your Thyroid (3 Reasons to Work Out)

Did you Know That Exercise Improves your Thyroid? I probably don’t have to do much to convince you that exercise is important (1), right? But I have a question for you… Even though you know exercise is important for your overall health, are you currently exercising regularly? If not, why not? You may KNOW that exercise is good and healthy but …

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prescription medications that block thyroid function

Prescription Medications That Block Thyroid Function (Avoid These!)

Are Your Other Prescription Medications Damaging Your Thyroid? If you have thyroid problems then there’s also a high chance that you are taking OTHER prescription medications.  But did you know that these prescription medications may actually be causing issues with your thyroid? It’s true.  While those prescription medications may be helping other conditions in your body, you should never …

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3 thyroid medication recalls in 2020

Thyroid Medication Recalls in 2020 (NP Thyroid, Nature-throid & WP Thyroid)

2020 Has Been a Rough Year For Thyroid Patients2020 has been a rough year for everyone but especially for thyroid patients! We’ve had to deal with several recalls of thyroid medications over the year which has caused a significant amount of stress for those who suddenly had to switch medications or dosages.  This blog post is meant …

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