Supporting thyroid function may be one of the most important and rewarding things you choose to do.
Because your thyroid controls multiple systems that all interact to create your subjective sense of energy and well being.
These systems also control your metabolism, weight and energy levels.
You can improve these systems by using the right type and dose of thyroid support supplements and by using a simple but effective 3 step approach.
Let's discuss this 3 step system and why it's so important:Continue reading
Iodine is a critical and required nutrient for proper thyroid function.
Low levels of iodine result in decreased thyroid function and a litany of other negative side effects ranging from low energy to weight gain.
And while supplementing with iodine stands to help many patients, it shouldn't be used without proper knowledge.
In this post I will explain why and how to use Iodine supplements correctly, who should consider using these supplements and the best and safest way to supplement with iodine.
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Would it surprise you to know that it takes at least 13 different nutrients to properly create and convert thyroid hormone to its active form?
Or that by replacing these nutrient deficiencies with thyroid supplements you may be able to REDUCE your symptoms of hypothyroidism?
You're not alone...
If you are considering taking supplements to boost your thyroid function to help you feel better there are some things you need to know FIRST.
Not all supplements are created equal and everyone out there claims to have the "best product".
Which is why I created this guide...
I've been treating hypothyroid patients for years and I've found certain supplements help thyroid patients feel better and I want to share these with you.
In this article I'm going to go over the top 9 Thyroid Supplements that you should consider using if you have hypothyroidism to help you feel better and get your life back: Continue reading
Undiagnosed Selenium Deficiency could be making your thyroid function worse.
It turns out that Selenium is ultra important for thyroid function and it's something that many people are NOT getting enough of in their diets.
How important is this nutrient?
It's involved in the conversion process of T4 to T3. And if you've been reading my other articles, you know just how important this process is...
When it comes to thyroid function, nothing is more important than free T3 levels because free T3 is THE active thyroid hormone.
But don't worry.
I'm going to give you all the information you need to know about Selenium Deficiency including:
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Did you know that Iron deficiency may be one of the reasons you DON'T feel better on your medication?
Iron deficiency is one of the most common nutrient deficiencies seen in hypothyroid patients (even if they are currently taking thyroid medication).
Not only is it common, but it is frequently misdiagnosed and/or missed.
Most Doctors are trained to look for Iron deficiency anemia, and NOT just iron deficiency by itself.
Patients with Hypothyroidism deserve special treatment because of how important Iron is for adequate thyroid hormone production.
Let's talk about how to diagnose iron deficiency, what tests to order and the supplements I give to my patients to reverse iron deficiency...Continue reading