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The Connection between Low Thyroid & Weight gain + What to do about it

Low thyroid function leads to weight gain but not how you think. 

If low thyroid leads to weight gain then why does replacing thyroid hormone in your body not lead to excessive weight loss?

It turns out that this phenomenon can be explained but you have to understand the function of other hormones in your body.

Thyroid hormone is involved in so much more than just monitoring your metabolism and its the effects on other hormones that cause the weight gain you associated with hypothyroidism.

The unfortunate part is that most physicians miss this connection which means you need to understand it for proper treatment...​

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How to use Berberine to Boost Weight Loss, Lower Blood Sugar & More

Berberine might just be one of the best supplements you've never heard of. 

Through it's powerful effects on insulin and muscle mass berberine can help lower blood sugar levels and reduce insulin levels. 

This effect is so strong that it has been compared to pharmaceutical medications (we will go over that below). 

Beyond its effects on blood sugar and insulin berberine also shows promise in several other areas. 

Among these conditions include:

  • The ability to lower inflammation
  • The ability to reduce gas, bloating and overgrowth of bacteria and fungus in the GI tract
  • The ability to improve cholesterol profile
  • And much more...

​Is berberine right for you?

Let's talk about how to determine if you should take it, how much you should take and how long you should be taking it for: ​

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Why Low T3 causes Weight Gain + Symptoms & Treatment Guide

Checking your total T3 and free T3 may be the most important thyroid tests you can look at. 

Unfortunately many physicians aren't even ordering these tests which may lead to a missed diagnosis of low T3 syndrome. 

Fortunately there are several therapies that you can do to increase this important thyroid hormone and take steps to reduce your symptoms. 

If you are experiencing weight gain, chronic fatigue, chronic pain or a slow metabolism then increasing your T3 becomes even more important. 

Let's discuss how to increase these levels and how T3 impacts weight and weight loss...

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The Best Cortisol Test for Diagnosing and Treating Adrenal Issues

Weight gain, crushing fatigue, the inability to sleep...

These are only some of the symptoms associated with adrenal problems and yet this condition is ignored by so many physicians and Doctors. 

In addition there is much confusion regarding which is the best way to actually evaluate your cortisol levels and which is the best cortisol test. 

This post will walk you through why testing your cortisol level is important, how to determine if you need testing, the best way to actually test your cortisol and how to treat yourself once you find out.

Let's dive in:  

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How to use Testosterone Cream for Women to Boost Weight Loss + Energy & More

Low testosterone can lead to weight gain, changes in mood, decreased energy levels and a reduction in libido. 

What's more important is this:

Many women suffer from low testosterone and this condition is missed by most physicians.

As a result it becomes very important for you to understand the signs and symptoms of low testosterone to determine if you would benefit from replacement.

In this article I'm going to go over why testosterone cream may be one of the best ways to replace low testosterone levels and all of the benefits that you may experiencing during replacement.

Let's dive in...

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7 Reasons to Treat Low Ferritin Levels + Step-by-Step Treatment Guide

Ferritin is an indication of the amount of iron in storage in your body. 

Low ferritin levels are often associated with symptoms such as fatigue, shortness of breath, inability to exercise and even hair loss. 

Diagnosing and treating low ferritin is important because it can actually reverse these symptoms and improve quality of life. 

Having said that there are some tips you need to know before you start supplementing with iron...

How much is too much, should you use liquid over capsule form, how long should you take iron... etc. 

All of these questions and more will be answered in this post: 

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How Alpha Lipoic Acid Helps with Weight Loss: The Complete Guide (2017 Edition)

When it comes to weight loss there are very few supplements that actually work

​After all, if it were as easy as taking a supplement to lose weight wouldn't it be on the cover of every national newspaper? 

While most of the claims for weight loss with other supplements tend to be over hyped there​ are actually some supplements that can help you lose weight. 

The supplement we are going to be talking about today is Alpha Lipoic acid and how exactly this supplement stands apart from the rest and can help with weight loss. ​

No, these aren't miracle weight loss pills - but they act through various ways to help reduce inflammation, activate mitochondrial energy production to help your body burn fat. ​

Of course we will be using a combination of scientific studies and my personal experience using this to show how ALA can help you lose weight. ​

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Benefits of Ashwagandha: Weight Loss, Thyroid, Adrenal Function & More

Can this 4,000 year old adaptogenic herb really help with weight loss, hypothyroidism, adrenal problems and low sex drive?

I'm going to make the case (through a combination of scientific studies and personal experience) that Aswhagandha can/may help you with these stubborn conditions. 

If you've been considering the use of Ashwagandha for any of these conditions please read this entire post which will outline not only what conditions this adaptogen will treat, but also how to properly take it and for what length of time. 

​Let's start by talking about how Ahswagandha can actually help treat weight loss resistance and who should consider using it...

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9 Surprising Reasons for Low Sex Drive in Women + 6 Tips to Boost Libido

Nowadays low sex drive is more and more common among women. 

I don't need to tell you why it's important to have sex, so it should come as no surprise that many women are concerned when they find their sex drive declining. 

Fortunately there are many reasons why your sex drive may be plummeting. 

The hard part is finding out which one is contributing the most in your body. 

In this article I'm going to go over the most common causes (both obvious and not so obvious) as to why your libido may be decreased. 

In addition we will also talk about how to boost your libido and get back your sex drive. 

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Magnesium Citrate Benefits: From Weight Loss to Better Sleep & More

So you're interesting in using Magnesium Citrate?

Maybe you've heard that Magnesium can help with weight loss, or maybe you found out that your serum levels are low. 

Either way it doesn't matter, because the truth is that Magnesium is critical for optimal health and is involved in a number of metabolic pathways in the body

The deficiency of this critical nutrient may result in a number of negative symptoms.

That's the bad news.

The good news is that replacing this nutrient isn't very difficult.

Below we are going to go over 9 powerful reasons you should consider using magnesium citrate, back by science of course, including how I use this in my practice for maximum benefit. ​

Let's dive in...

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