Fatigue is one of the most common (and frequently reported) symptom of hypothyroidism.
Fatigue is the result of various changes in your body including nutrient imbalances, poor mitochondrial function and even tissue level hypothyroidism.
What's more interesting is that in order to treat and reverse thyroid fatigue you actually need more than just thyroid medication.
Because the subjective symptom of fatigue can come from multiple different places in the body. Continue reading
Hypothyroidism is very common among people in the US which means that many people are taking thyroid hormone.
Despite taking thyroid hormone many patients still show the signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism.
Why should patients taking thyroid hormone replacement for low thyroid still have symptoms?
In this post I will explain the top 10 low thyroid symptoms and explain how low thyroid causes each of these symptoms:Continue reading
Are you taking thyroid medication but still losing your hair?
Is your hair brittle, dry or breaking?
All of these symptoms may result either directly from low thyroid or as a result of low thyroid function in your body.
What most patients don't realize is that hair loss is multifactorial (meaning many things contribute to it) and that means that stopping hair loss requires a comprehensive approach.
Micronutrient deficiencies, high testosterone, high cortisol, low iron and much more all contribute to hair loss in thyroid patients.
Find out what is causing your hair loss and how to fix it below: Continue reading
Much of the conversation on this blog is dedicated to women and what happens when they have hypothyroidism or low thyroid function.
But what about men?
Do men react the same way? Do they have the same symptoms? Is treatment the same?
It turns out that the answer to each of these questions is "No".
In fact the treatment, diagnosis and management is quite different.
Hypothyroidism in men deserves special attention because of how thyroid hormone interacts with their main sex hormone: testosterone.
In this post we will discuss:
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Do you have all of the symptoms of hypothyroidism and yet you are told that your lab tests are "normal"?
I've got some great news for you...
You're not crazy, and you most likely DO have hypothyroidism.
It's just that your Doctor isn't up to date on current Thyroid knowledge and is most likely not ordering the right thyroid tests and may even be interpreting your labs incorrectly...
This post will teach you what symptoms to look out for, what tests you need to ask your doctor for and how to interpret those lab tests.
Let's jump on in:Continue reading