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.
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...Continue reading