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5 Things to do for your Thyroid in 2021 to Feel Better & Take Control

Thyroid Management in 2020Want to take control of your thyroid in 2020? If so, then this is the article for you.  I am going to discuss 5 things that I think are the most important for you to focus on if you have thyroid disease.  These 5 things pertain to you regardless of what type of thyroid condition …

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what to use instead of prescription thyroid medications

What to use Instead of Prescription Thyroid Medication: 5 Natural Options

Is it possible to use something other than the standard thyroid meds that you’ve been given by your doctor? The answer is maybe.  But I don’t want you to think that it’s always possible to get off of your thyroid medication because that just isn’t the case.  If you are someone with REALLY advanced Hashimoto’s …

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The Best Thyroid Supplements of 2020 (My Favorites)

Thyroid Supplements and YouDo thyroid supplements work? The answer is yes and you probably wouldn’t be here if you thought otherwise.  But I do want to take a second to explain just how important I think they are.  After treating literally thousands of thyroid patients, I’ve seen firsthand just how effective thyroid supplements can be.  I prefer to use …

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thyroid testing

Thyroid Testing: How to get 100% Accurate Thyroid Test Results

100% Accurate Thyroid Lab Tests – Why it MattersIt should come as no surprise to you that you would want your thyroid lab tests to be as accurate as possible when it comes to evaluating your thyroid, right? I don’t think anyone would argue on that particular point.  But what is interesting is that most doctors don’t …

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natural remedies for hashimoto's thyroiditis

5 Natural Remedies for Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Why Treat Hashimoto’s? Do you have Hashimoto’s thyroiditis? If so, are you interested in learning how to manage your condition without the use of drugs or thyroid medication? It might surprise you that this is a possibility for some people who have Hashimoto’s thyroiditis.  Today I am going to walk you through 5 natural treatment …

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Synthroid isn't working

Synthroid: 5 Reasons it isn’t working for you

Synthroid Can Work (But not always)Look.  Many people are quick to jump on the bandwagon and make statements like Synthroid or levothyroxine simply don’t work.  But is that actually true? Not entirely. In fact, Synthroid CAN work for a lot of people.  But it is true that there are other options which may be BETTER for many of you …

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thyroidectomy - 5 things every patient without a thyroid should know

What to Expect After Thyroidectomy: 5 Things You Should Know

Thyroid removed? Now What? Have you recently had your thyroid removed? Are you suffering from symptoms AFTER having had your thyroid removed? Maybe you are gaining weight or losing your hair? If so, then this is the article for you! In this article, we will take a deep dive into 5 things that I think every patient who has had …

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5 thyroid lab patterns that doctors miss

5 Thyroid Lab Patterns That Doctors Miss

Why Getting the Complete Thyroid Lab Panel MattersI’ve talked before about the importance of getting a complete thyroid lab panel for ALL thyroid patients and today we are going to drive that home.  If you aren’t familiar with the idea of the complete thyroid lab panel then free T3.  Back to our topic today… We are going to …

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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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the problem with optimal thyroid lab tests

The Problem with Optimal Thyroid Lab Tests: Fact vs Fiction

Among thyroid enthusiasts, there is often a big push to help people understand the difference between optimal thyroid lab tests and normal thyroid lab tests.  This way of viewing thyroid lab tests has lead to improved outcomes in many patients over the years.  But there’s one big problem: It’s not the right way to look at thyroid lab …

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