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Adrenal Fatigue Symptoms: Is it your Thyroid or Adrenals?

What is Adrenal Fatigue?Adrenal fatigue is probably one of the most under appreciated and misdiagnosed conditions out there (next to the thyroid, of course!).  The reason for this is simple: Most doctors don’t even believe that adrenal fatigue exists (1) as a medical condition or diagnosis.  So if you want to actually be diagnosed and treated for this condition …

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cold intolerance and hypothyroidism explained

Cold Intolerance and Hypothyroidism – The Connection Explained

Cold Intolerance and your ThyroidOne of the most common symptoms of low thyroid function is that of cold intolerance.  And there are literally millions of patients who suffer from cold intolerance.  It may not be the most ‘sexy’ symptom to complain about if you have low thyroid function, I would save that for something like ha​​ir loss …

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mold exposure and thyroid problems

Mold Exposure Causes Low T3 but can be Treated with T3 Medication

Is Mold Causing Your Thyroid Problems?It really shouldn’t surprise you to hear that mold exposure is harmful to your health.  We now have numerous studies which link exposure to the toxins from mold to MANY medical conditions include:Chronic fatigue syndromeInfection sensitivityRespiratory infectionsImmune dysfunctionFungal sinusitisAsthmaNeuropathyAnd now we can add thyroid dysfunction to that list.  A recent study from​​ …

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6 habits that damage your thyroid

6 Habits that Damage your Thyroid (That you don’t realize you’re doing)

Your Thyroid is Very SensitiveNot only is thyroid disease incredibly common (levothyroxine is the #1 or #2 most prescribed medication in the United States!) it’s also commonly ignored and/or undertreated.  What do I mean? Most doctors look at treating thyroid disease like a simple equation: Give patient Synthroid/levothyroxine + Check TSH = thyroid is good to go.  If only …

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5 signs of end stage hashimoto's

5 Signs of End Stage Hashimoto’s (& What it means)

End Stage Hashimoto’s – What Happens if you don’t stop the damageAs someone who has Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, you should be very aware of a late stage complication of that disease known as End Stage Hashimoto’s.  End stage Hashimoto’s refers to the later stages of this disease in which there are complete atrophy and damage to the …

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Do you have thyroid tunnel vision?

Do you have Thyroid Tunnel Vision?

What is Thyroid Tunnel Vision?I’ve been treating thyroid patients for years and during that time I’ve seen a lot of different patients and outlooks on thyroid function in general.  One of the more concerning outlooks is something that I refer to as thyroid tunnel vision.  Thyroid tunnel vision is the idea that EVERYTHING going on with your …

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How biotin interferes with thyroid lab tests

Biotin & Thyroid Lab Tests: Is it Dangerous to use this vitamin?

Is it true that taking the over the counter supplement biotin can interfere with your thyroid lab tests?  The answer is yes.  But there’s a lot more to it than that.  In this article, we are going to explore whether taking biotin is safe if you have thyroid problems, how it impacts your thyroid lab tests, what to …

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Warnings signs of iodine deficiency

Warnings Signs of Iodine Deficiency & How it Affects your Thyroid

Fatigue, minor weight gain, depression, and brain fog may all be early warning signs of iodine deficiency.  Iodine is an important trace mineral which is required for thyroid function in your body.  Deficiency, due to a variety of reasons, is more common due primarily to soil depletion and the standard American diet (1). Learn more about iodine deficiency …

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