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will hair loss from my thyroid ever grow back?

Will Hair Loss from my Thyroid Ever Grow Back?

The Good News About Thyroid Hair Loss… It Can Grow BackHair loss, next to weight loss, is one of the more tragic consequences of having low thyroid function.  I don’t know a woman (or man) around that thinks losing their hair is acceptable and something that they are just okay with occurring.  The hair loss industry is …

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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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The Connection Between Hypothyroidism and High Cholesterol (It’s More Common Than you Think)

The Connection Between High Cholesterol and your ThyroidDo you have high cholesterol? Are you blaming your diet? Not so fast… Low thyroid is a COMMON cause of high cholesterol and it may explain your cholesterol issues.  Before you run and jump on a statin or another cholesterol medication make sure that you rule out your thyroid as the primary …

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Synthroid isn't working

Synthroid: 5 Reasons it isn’t working for you

Synthroid Can Work (But not always)Look.  Many people are quick to jump on the bandwagon and make statements like Synthroid or levothyroxine simply don’t work.  But is that actually true? Not entirely. In fact, Synthroid CAN work for a lot of people.  But it is true that there are other options which may be BETTER for many of you …

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10 things to know about armour thyroid

10 Things Patients Should Know About Armour Thyroid (Before using it!)

I’m a big fan of Armour thyroid (and other formulations of NDT) and have used it on many, many patients.  But, like any prescription medication, Armour thyroid has some important aspects that you should be aware of as a patient.  If you are someone who is considering using Armour thyroid, if you are someone who is already …

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How biotin interferes with thyroid lab tests

Biotin & Thyroid Lab Tests: Is it Dangerous to use this vitamin?

Is it true that taking the over the counter supplement biotin can interfere with your thyroid lab tests?  The answer is yes.  But there’s a lot more to it than that.  In this article, we are going to explore whether taking biotin is safe if you have thyroid problems, how it impacts your thyroid lab tests, what to …

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CVS No Longer Stocks NP Thyroid

CVS No Longer Stocks NP Thyroid (What to do to get it)

Availability of thyroid medications impacts thyroid patients, especially those who take ‘non-conventional’ medications such as NP thyroid.  Recently, I’ve been getting reports from some patients who have not been able to get NP thyroid from specific pharmacies, namely CVS.  A recent recall of both levothyroxine and liothyronine by Westminster pharmaceuticals on August 10, 2018 has lead to …

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how coffee interferes with synthroid absorption

How Coffee Interferes with Synthroid Absorption (+ Tips on how to Take your meds)

Recent studies show that up to 64% of Americans drink about a cup of coffee each and every day (1).  This isn’t a problem by itself (although it could be as we will soon see) but it can be a major problem if you are consuming your coffee with your prescription medications.  In particular, I’m talking about Synthroid …

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12 Reasons Why You Still Have Hypothyroid Symptoms

12 Reasons Why You Still Have Hypothyroid Symptoms (Even on Thyroid Medications)

It’s become more and more common for hypothyroid patients to experience symptoms despite having so-called “normal” labs.  But why is this? There are actually a number of reasons for why this is the case and each one is important.  In this article, I will go over 12 major reasons for why you may be experiencing hypothyroid symptoms.  Each section …

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Why No Two Thyroid Patients are Alike_ Explaining Thyroid Discrepancies

Why No Two Thyroid Patients are Alike: Explaining Thyroid Discrepancies

Want to know why there is so much confusion surrounding thyroid medication and treatment?  You need to look no further than the reports from other individuals in the EXACT same situation as you.  In this article, we are going to explore statements from existing thyroid patients and explain why two patients can react in completely opposite ways …

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