how to take thyroid supplements

How and When to take Thyroid Supplements for Maximum Benefit

Taking your Thyroid Supplements for Maximum BenefitIf you are taking thyroid supp​​lements then you are already ahead of the curve.  But are you taking your thyroid supplements correctly? It may seem obvious to you how you should be taking your supplements but many aspects of thyroid disease are anything b​​ut obvious.  I find that many patients accidentally or …

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should you use levothyroxine injections?

Levothyroxine Injections: Should you use them?

The Case for Levothyroxine InjectionsThere’s no doubt that if you are a thyroid patient you’ve heard of levothyroxine.  Levothyroxine is the most standard and frequently prescribed medication to treat hypothyroidism​​ of all types (and your doctor’s favorite medication to use even though it isn’t the best).  Today we are going to be discussing levothyroxine but with a …

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thyroid time wasters

Thyroid Time Wasters (Things you should NOT be doing)

Are these things wasting your time? Did you know that many thyroid patients end up wasting their time on things that don’t matter and won’t help them feel better? The goal of every thyroid patient is to obviously try to get ​​back to feeling 100%.  And you know, if you have thyroid disease, that this can be a …

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9 Supplements Which could be Hurting your Thyroid

Supplements can either Help or Hurt your ThyroidIf you know me then you know that I’m a huge fan of using thyroid supplements to augment your existing thyroid therapies.  Thyroid supplements, as long as they are used correctly, can seriously help improve your overall quality of life by improving thyroid function.  But this assumes one very important …

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why you don't want an endocrinologist for your thyroid

You Don’t Want an Endo To Treat Your Thyroid (5 Reasons)

A Specialist is not as Special as you ThinkTell me if this sounds familiar: You’ve been diagnosed with low thyroid or hypothyroidism by your current doctor because you started to experience fatigue, weight gain, hair loss, and maybe even some depression or anxiety.  Your doctor put you on a medication like levothy​​roxine or Synth​​roid to treat your …

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cold intolerance and hypothyroidism explained

Cold Intolerance and Hypothyroidism – The Connection Explained

Cold Intolerance and your ThyroidOne of the most common symptoms of low thyroid function is that of cold intolerance.  And there are literally millions of patients who suffer from cold intolerance.  It may not be the most ‘sexy’ symptom to complain about if you have low thyroid function, I would save that for something like ha​​ir loss …

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the connection between low T3 and chronic fatigue syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Low T3 (The Connection)

When Traditional Thyroid Testing and Treatment FailsDid you know that some people who have chronic fatigue syndrome have some very interesting thyroid lab tests? These lab tests may shed light on what is happening to cause chronic fatigue syndrome, at least in some individuals.  Why is this important? Because the thyroid lab findings in these patients are NOT …

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Mold Exposure Causes Low T3 but can be Treated with T3 Medication

Is Mold Causing Your Thyroid Problems?It really shouldn’t surprise you to hear that mold exposure is harmful to your health.  We now have numerous studies which link exposure to the toxins from mold to MANY medical conditions include:Chronic fatigue syndromeInfection sensitivityRespiratory infectionsImmune dysfunctionFungal sinusitisAsthmaNeuropathyAnd now we can add thyroid dysfunction to that list.  A recent study from​​ …

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testing for thyroid conversion issues

Testing for Thyroid Conversion Issues (What tests you need & how to do it)

What is Thyroid Conversion?Thyroid conversion is probably one of the most important aspects of thyroid function that you probably aren’t even aware of.  That’s a bold statement, I know, but I think you’ll agree with me after we have this discussion.  First off: What is thyroid conversion?  Thyroid conversion is the process by which your body ACTIVATES the thyroid …

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6 habits that damage your thyroid

6 Habits that Damage your Thyroid (That you don’t realize you’re doing)

Your Thyroid is Very SensitiveNot only is thyroid disease incredibly common (levothyroxine is the #1 or #2 most prescribed medication in the United States!) it’s also commonly ignored and/or undertreated.  What do I mean? Most doctors look at treating thyroid disease like a simple equation: Give patient Synthroid/levothyroxine + Check TSH = thyroid is good to go.  If only …

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