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How Many Carbs Should You Eat With Hypothyroidism

How Many Carbs Should You Eat With Hypothyroidism?

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There are two things that thyroid patients pay way too much attention to:  Their weight, as measured on a scale, and their intake of carbohydrates.  I’ve already explained why measurements on the scale are horrendously misleading, which you can read more about here, so today I want to tackle the carbohydrate part.  Both of these topics …

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50 Hypothyroidism Statistics The State of Thyroid Patients 2024

50 Hypothyroidism Statistics: The State of Thyroid Patients [2024]

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Hypothyroidism is the most common endocrine disorder of the thyroid gland that impacts over 30 million Americans.  These verified statistics from research studies and third-party reliable sources shed light on this growing problem and how it impacts not only thyroid patients and physicians but the healthcare system as a whole.  Top Hypothyroid Statistics Monetary Impact …

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3 Causes of Magnesium Deficiency in Hypothyroidism (Why It's So Common)

3 Causes of Magnesium Deficiency in Hypothyroidism (Why It’s So Common)

The thyroid gland is a highly active tissue that requires a lot of nutrients to function at 100%.  One of those is a mineral called magnesium and it just so happens that most thyroid patients are not getting enough of it.  Why is it important?  Because your thyroid uses it to:  So if you are …

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Why Some Thyroid Patients Lose Weight After Stopping Levothyroxine

Why Some Thyroid Patients Lose Weight After Stopping Levothyroxine

I’ll be the first to say that thyroid medication management can be quite confusing and not at all straightforward, at least not all of the time.  Which is why it comes as no surprise that some thyroid patients experience what seem to be paradoxical or almost too-good-to-be-true effects when making adjustments to their thyroid medication.  …

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hypothyroid supplements that will help you feel better

6 Hypothyroid Supplements That Will Help You Feel Better

Contrary to what your doctor might tell you, hypothyroid support supplements can absolutely help you feel better.  You don’t need to take my word for it either. There are literally thousands of people who take them every single month.  And these people wouldn’t continue to buy them and spend their hard-earned money if they didn’t …

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how hypothyroidism causes carpal tunnel syndrome

How Hypothyroidism Leads to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome & How to Fix It

Few things in this world are more frustrating than nerve problems which is why carpal tunnel syndrome can be so debilitating.  Sure, there are definitely more serious medical conditions out there like heart disease, but that doesn’t mean that people who have carpal tunnel syndrome aren’t suffering.  And while there are many causes of carpal …

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9 Surprising Symptoms of Hypothyroidism

9 Surprising Symptoms of Hypothyroidism: Don’t Miss These

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Your thyroid is the single most important gland in your body because it plays a role in regulating all other hormones and systems.  It also happens to be incredibly sensitive to common problems like stress, nutritional deficiencies, and chemical exposure.  This is why thyroid problems are incredibly common, especially among women.  But you probably already know …

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mistakes hypothyroid patients make when trying to lose weight

Mistakes Hypothyroid Patients Make When Trying to Lose Weight

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Does it feel like your thyroid is making it impossible to lose weight? While there’s no question that having hypothyroidism makes weight loss more difficult, it is definitely still possible to have this condition and get back to a normal weight.  The key to getting there is all about having the right plan and avoiding …

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