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(Thyroid Beginner Series #3) T4 Basics: The Test, The Medication, The Hormone

This is video #3 in my thyroid beginner series and today it's all about T4. 

T4 is essential in understanding your thyroid because it's actually 3 different things in one. 

T4 is a prescription medication, a hormone which your body produces naturally and a test which you can order. 

Learn the differences, what they mean and how they can help you manage your thyroid: 

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(Thyroid Beginner series #2) Why is There so Much Controversy Surrounding Thyroid Treatment?

This is lesson #2 in my thyroid beginner series which is primarily designed for those who are building a foundation of knowledge in thyroid dysfunction or for those who have recently been diagnosed. 

Today we will be discussing why there is so much controversy surrounding thyroid treatment and why it can be difficult to get your doctor "on board". 

Watch the video above for more info or read the text below if you prefer as well!

Please leave your questions in the comment section below so I can go over them in the next video!

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A Patient Guide to the Entire Endocrine System: Hormones, Glands & More

The endocrine system is probably one of the most important systems in your entire body. 


Because it produces the hormones that make You You

Small changes to these hormones can result in big symptoms in your quality of life. 

Fatigue, weight gain, mood changes and libido changes are just some of the consequences of hormone imbalance in this system. 

This guide will teach you everything you need to know (from the perspective of a patient) about your endocrine system and how to determine if you are suffering from hormone-related issues.

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What does “Euthyroid” Mean? Definition, Symptoms & More

If you have thyroid disease then understanding what euthyroid is incredibly important. 

If you aren't in a euthyroid state then you may suffer from the symptoms of hypothyroidism such as weight gain, fatigue, hair loss, dry skin and more. 

This article will teach you everything you need to know about this term including how to determine if you really have normal thyroid function, the symptoms associated with thyroid problems and how to test for thyroid issues...

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Thyroid Ultrasound Patient Guide – Everything You Need to Know

Do you need to get a thyroid ultrasound?

Do you already have your results in hand?

Are you confused as to why your Doctor would order this test?

Are your results confusing to you? 

In this post, you will learn the basics of thyroid ultrasound testing including why Doctors order this test, what type of information it gives you about your thyroid gland, how to interpret your results and more

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What Does your Thyroid Do? 10 Critical Functions to Know

For this article we are going to start with some of the basics: 

What does your thyroid gland do?

What does your thyroid gland control?

How do you know if you have thyroid problems?

What are you supposed to do if you suspect you have these problems?

What types of thyroid problems exist that cause issues for people? 

All of these questions and more will be answered in this post so let's dive in

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