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how thyroid supplements work and why they help you feel better

How Thyroid Supplements Work & Why They Help you Feel Better

Do Thyroid Supplements Help Thyroid Patients Feel Better? If you were to ask an endocrinologist or another conventionally trained doctor if thyroid supplements they would tell you “no”.  They would also tell you that the only way to improve thyroid function is by taking thyroid medication such as levothyroxine or Synthroid.  But is this actually …

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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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losing weight on levothyroxine - 4 reasons it isn't working for you

Losing Weight on Levothyroxine (Why It’s Not Working)

Will Levothyroxine Actually Help you Lose Weight?  Here’s the problem: Is it well known that patients with hypothyroidism (low thyroid function) have problems with weight gain.  Weight gain is probably the most common and most frustrating symptom associated with low thyroid function, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, hypothyroidism, thyroidectomy, and RAI.  There is no disputing the fact that …

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what to look for in a thyroid support complex

What to Look for in a Thyroid Support Complex (6 things)

Supporting your Thyroid is Easy… or is it? It might be tempting to think that you can take a thyroid support complex and call it day.  Surely this will help improve your thyroid and give your body everything it needs, right? Not exactly… While supplementing for your thyroid is incredibly helpful, it’s only helpful if it’s done correctly.  And not …

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