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Subacute thyroiditis guide: Recovery, treatment, diagnosis and more

Subacute Thyroiditis Guide: Recovery Time, Treatment, Diagnosis & More

Subacute thyroiditis is not the most common cause of thyroid related-issues, but it’s still important nonetheless.  This condition may result in pain in your thyroid gland and can be confused with other disorders such as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and Graves’ disease.  Learn how to diagnose this condition, how long it takes to recovery and natural treatment options which …

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Radioactive iodine guide: Indications, side effects, weight gain and more

Radioactive Iodine (RAI) Guide: Indications, Side Effects, Weight Gain & More

Radioactive iodine is a procedure which results in the intentional destruction of your thyroid gland. This procedure is often used to treat serious medical conditions such as hyperthyroidism and thyroid cancer. But is this procedure without side effects?Learn more about radioactive iodine including what it is used for, the side effects to watch out for, why it …

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Warnings signs and symptoms of an overactive thyroid

Warnings Signs & Symptoms of an Overactive Thyroid (+Treatments)

Are you experiencing weight loss, fatigue, irritability or hair loss? These are all symptoms that you may have an overactive thyroid.  Identifying an overactive thyroid is important because early detection can prevent long-term damage.  Learn more about the signs and symptoms of an overactive thyroid, what causes this condition, how to treat it and more in this guide… Read …

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Thyroidectomy Recovery Guide: Complications, What to Expect & More

Thyroidectomy Guide: Recovery, Complications, What to Expect & More

Thyroidectomy refers to the surgical procedure in which your thyroid is removed.  While the surgical portion of the procedure is usually fairly easy, the aftermath as it relates to your serum thyroid levels may be a different story entirely.  Learn more about Thyroidectomy in this guide, including the basics of the procedure, the long-term consequences of having …

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The full list of natural and conventional treatments for hyperthyroidism

The Full List of Natural & Conventional Treatments for Hyperthyroidism

Are you suffering from hyperthyroidism or do you suspect you have hyperthyroidism? If so you need to understand ALL of the treatments available to you as a patient.  This guide will walk you through the most common hyperthyroid treatments including conventional medications and procedures, the potential side effects and also natural approaches to managing your thyroid.  Let’s jump …

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How Methimazole may cause weight gain

How Methimazole May Cause Weight Gain & What to do About it

Methimazole, the antithyroid blocking medication used to treat hyperthyroidism, can lead to weight gain in certain individuals. But how does this work? How can you gain weight if you have hyperthyroidism? The answer has to do with how Methimazole works in the body and how it blocks thyroid function. Learn more about Methimazole, how it can cause weight gain, …

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Graves disease diet guide

Graves’ Disease Diet Guide: How to Eat When You Have Hyperthyroidism

Can your diet change the course of Graves’ disease? Do certain foods make hyperthyroidism worse? Do certain foods make it better? Can you lose weight by eating certain foods if you have this disease? The truth is that changing your diet can certainly impact the progression of Graves’ BUT you must be doing it the right way. In this …

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7 hyperthyroid supplements you should be taking

The Best Hyperthyroid Supplements to Treat Hyperthyroidism Naturally

Certain supplements have the potential to reduce inflammation and treat autoimmunity.  This is extremely important for hyperthyroid patients when you consider that, in most cases, hyperthyroidism is caused by an autoimmune condition known as Graves’ disease.  Learn more about how to supplement for hyperthyroidism and what you can do to take control of your symptoms in this …

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how hyperthyroidism causes weight gain

How Hyperthyroidism Can Lead to Weight Gain & What to do about it

Hyperthyroid patients can and do gain weight! You are NOT crazy if this is happening to you and it can be explained perfectly with science.  Believe it or not, weight gain in hyperthyroid patients is actually quite common – with reports showing as many as 50% of patients who deal with this particular issue. We need to understand …

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5 Tips for weight loss after thyroidectomy

5 Tips for Weight Loss after Thyroidectomy – What your Doctor is Missing

Almost EVERY patient gains weight after having a Thyroidectomy.  In fact, it’s considered normal to gain 20-30 pounds and most Doctors just shrug it off as “normal”. ​When you consider that thyroid hormone controls the metabolism of your entire body, and that after removing it most patients gain 20-30 pounds – shouldn’t we at least consider that …

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