Hypothyroidism and Acne + 6 Steps to Clear up your Skin

Acne can be tricky to treat unless you know exactly what is causing it. 

And figuring that out can be a problem - especially if your approach has been to just throw different kinds of lotions and creams all over your skin. 

You see:

Acne is a condition that usually reflects a problem that is happening INSIDE of your body, not what is happening to your skin directly.

So if you approach the problem as one that can be solved with topicals and creams, you may never actually treat the root cause of your acne. ​

In fact, one of the most common reasons for acne that I've seen is due to thyroid hormone imbalances. 

Yes other hormones can cause acne (we will talk about those as well) but thyroid problems tend to be more tricky to diagnose and treat so patients with this kind of acne tend to stick around for a while. 

​In this post I'm going to walk you through the best treatments that I've found to treat acne, from the inside and the outside...

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Thyroid Weight Loss Case Study: 42 Pounds Lost on Byetta + T3 + NDT

Once Kathy had the right diagnosis and treatment plan in place she was able to lose 42 pounds in a matter of months...

But the real question is:

Why did it take her 5+ Doctors to find and treat her and what does it take to help thyroid patients lose this kind of weight?

​The answer might surprise you. 

Most of the time it isn't thyroid issues holding back thyroid patients from losing weight. 

This is important so I will repeat it.

If you are a hypothyroid patient and you can't lose weight, the reason is most likely related to some other hormone problem - NOT your thyroid. ​

I'm going to explain why throughout this post but for a second lets jump back to Kathy. ​

By the way, here is a before and after picture of Kathy (42 pounds and 3 months later)...

As you go through this post I want you to ask yourself this question:

Is her story similar to yours? 

Kathy before and after thyroid weight loss
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6 Causes of High Testosterone in Women + How to Lower your Levels

Weight gain, acne and hair loss - are you experiencing any of these symptoms?

These are only a few of the symptoms of high testosterone in women, but the real question is this:

Why do women have high testosterone to begin with... and what can you do to lower them?

Unfortunately many Doctors may tell you that you have high testosterone but rarely ever will they offer any advice on how to lower your levels to help you feel better.

That's why it's important to ​have an understanding of what is going on in YOUR body so you can figure out how to get back to normal. 

The important thing to realize about high testosterone is that usually (95% of the time) it is caused by something ELSE like another hormone imbalance.

So the way to fix the problem is by tackling and reversing the issue causing your high testosterone...​

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Low Testosterone in Women – Signs, Symptoms + Treatment Guide

Weight gain, low sex drive, hair loss, decreased energy and depression.

What do these things all have in common?

They can all be caused by low Testosterone in women. 

If you were under the impression that Testosterone was a male hormone, think again:

Testosterone is a very important hormone for women as well as men. 

And unfortunately, it's one of those hormones that is often ignored by Doctors. 

Or worse, your symptoms may be misdiagnosed as depression or as a "normal" consequence of aging. 

And that's too bad...


Because you can replace testosterone safely and effectively with the right knowledge to help you get back to feeling "normal".

Let's dive in...

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8 Step SIBO Protocol: Diet Guide + Treatment Guide + Supplements & More

Gas, bloating and constipation. 

What do these three things have in common?

They may be caused by SIBO, SIFO or yeast overgrowth inside your body...​

SIBO is an inflammatory condition which can cause problems in all systems in your body. 

Because it can be so difficult to treat it requires a combination of: specific diet, special treatment (including antibiotics and/or herbal therapies)​ and certain herbs to help boost intestinal movement (AKA prokinetics).

All of these need to balanced while trying to find and treat the CAUSE of SIBO.

If you don't address the cause of the SIBO, then it is likely to come right back - even after treatment!​

If you've been recently diagnosed with SIBO or you're wondering what types of food you can/should eat then this is the post for you. 

Did I mention that I also suffered from SIBO and used this exact treatment plan to heal myself? 

Because I've been through this and have experienced the symptoms I've gone through great lengths to make this a VERY comprehensive guide...​

We are going to dive into ALL of the following in detail:

  • What you should and shouldn't be eating
  • All the symptoms of SIBO and what to do if you think you have it
  • The connection between SIBO and Hypothyroidism that you don't want to miss
  • The Diet I use on my patients and have had significant success with
  • How to treat SIBO (Using antibiotics and/or herbal therapies)
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Hypothyroidism Diet Guide + Weight Loss Guide (Foods to Eat & Avoid)

​Diet is one of the most important parts of treating your hypothyroidism. 

Not only can it help you lose weight, diet also plays an important role in reducing symptoms.

That means eating the right foods and avoiding the wrong ones can impact how much energy you have, your waistline and help you to feel better.

And before you ask:

Diet by itself isn't the ONLY thing you need to do to treat your thyroid, but it is a great first place to start.

Not only that, but it's something within YOUR control.

You can't control what medication you take or what your dose is, but you CAN control what you put in your mouth.

​Let me walk you through how I approach patients with Hypothyroidism in my clinic with this Hypothyroidism Diet Guide...

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Cytomel Side Effects: Complete List + Dosing Guide for Patients

Cytomel is the most powerful thyroid medication which means that it can also have some powerful side effects. 

If you're taking Cytomel and wondering if you are experiencing side effects then sit tight because we are going to dive into everything you need to know about this medication. 

For instance...

Did you know that Cytomel can help with weight loss but that it can ALSO cause hair loss in certain patients?

Unfortunately many Doctors aren't used to prescribing Cytomel so many patients are left to figure it out for themselves. 

And that's why I created this guide - to help: ​

  • Patients who just started taking Cytomel
  • Patients who have been taking Cytomel and are wondering if their side effects are caused by the medication or something else
  • Patients who are curious if Cytomel is the right medication for them
  • Patients who want to know if Cytomel can help with weight loss
  • Patients who want to know if their hair loss is from taking Cytomel
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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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Levothyroxine Side Effects: The Complete List + Dosing Guide for Patients

If you just started Levothyroxine and you are wondering about side effects, I know what you are worried about:

  • Is Levothyroxine actually working for me?
  • Why do I still feel bad if I'm on thyroid medication?
  • How long will it take for me to start feeling BETTER?
  • Are my new symptoms caused by Levothyroxine?
  • Why am I still gaining weight on thyroid medication?
  • Are these symptoms NORMAL?

If you fall into any of these categories don't worry, because I'm going to go over each one of them. 

If you are looking for the complete list of side effect from Levothyroxine there will be a section below, but...

I think you will find more value in reading about what kind of good side effects you should be expecting, what happens if you don't experience these side effects and what kind of bad side effects you might be experiencing and what to do about those...

Starting on new thyroid medication can be tricky but this guide will help you figure out what to do in almost EVERY situation:

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Levothyroxine Dosage Guide: Are you on the Right Dose?

Are you on the right Dosage of Levothyroxine for YOUR body?

If you are on Levothyroxine and NOT feeling better then one or more of these things might be happening to you:

  • You are not on a high enough dose
  • You are on the WRONG type of T4 thyroid medication
  • You are not absorbing thyroid hormone correctly
  • You are not getting enough T3 thyroid hormone

​But the main question is:

How do you know which category you fall into?

​That's where I come in...

Sit back and enjoy this article because we are going to dive in and talk about everything you need to know about Levothyroxine and how to find the right dose for your body: ​

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