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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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how doctors fail thyroid patients

12,000 Patients Agree: Doctors Fail Thyroid Patients

Massive Results from an Online Thyroid SurveyIf you were asked to rate your satisfaction with your thyroid treatment on a scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being the best and 1 being the worst, where would you fall? Depending on how you answer, you may or may not be surprised at where roughly 12,000 thyroid …

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t3 uptake lab test - is it helpful or useless?

T3 Uptake: Is it Helpful & Does it Even Matter?

The T3 Uptake Thyroid Lab TestI get a lot of questions about thyroid lab tests on almost a daily basis and those questions typically include a request to help people understand what their tests mean.  The idea, of course, is if you can understand what your lab tests mean then you can start to develop some …

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thyroid function and coronavirus infection risk

Thyroid and Coronavirus Infection Risk: What you Need to Know

Are Thyroid Patients at Higher Risk of Infection? There’s no doubt that by now you’ve been inundated with information regarding the coronavirus or COVID-19.  Today we aren’t going to focus on the things you’ve heard 1000x by now but instead, we are going to talk about the virus and its effects on thyroid patients specifically.  Does having thyroid …

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how to order your own thyroid lab tests at home

How to Order your own Thyroid Lab Tests at Home

Yes, you can order your own thyroid lab testsIs it possible to actually order your own thyroid lab tests without a prescription from a doctor? The answer is yes, but there are a few things that you should know BEFORE you do it.  There are a number of lab companies that have popped up to serve patients …

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