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The Top #3 Natural Thyroid Supplements to Increase T3 & T4 Levels

Can supplements actually help improve your thyroid function and help with things like weight loss or fatigue?

Yes! They absolutely can and do help many patients.

They aren't a miracle pill, but certain supplements have been clinically shown to improve thyroid function through various ways.

Would it surprise you to know that there are at least 11 different nutrients involved in the production of thyroid hormone?

A deficiency in any of these nutrients may result in DECREASED thyroid hormone production.

​Let's discuss how to take advantage of this knowledge to help increase your thyroid function by using natural thyroid supplements: 

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3 Step Natural Thyroid Support System: Boost Thyroid Conversion & More

Supporting thyroid function may be one of the most important and rewarding things you choose to do. 

Why?

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: 

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The Best Iodine Supplements to Boost Thyroid Function & More (2017 Edition)

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. 

Let's jump in: 

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9 Thyroid Supplements Every Hypothyroid Patient Should Consider

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: ​

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Symptoms of Selenium Deficiency: What Every Thyroid Patient Needs to Know

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?

For starters:

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:

  • Symptoms of Selenium Deficiency
  • Why Selenium is so important for Thyroid Function
  • How to supplement with Selenium
  • How to get Selenium from Natural Sources
  • And other supplements that help boost thyroid function

​So let's dive in...

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Why Hypothyroidism is Worse with Iron Deficiency

​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. 

You see:

​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...​

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