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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how zinc boost thyroid function

How Zinc Boosts Thyroid Function + What Form to use

All Thyroid Patients Need ZincA bold statement but one that I think you will come to agree with as you read this article.  Zinc, in my opinion, is one of the single most important nutrients for thyroid function.  And, unfortunately, there is a large group of people who are simply not getting enough of it.  Zinc deficiency leads …

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5 signs of end stage hashimoto's

5 Signs of End State 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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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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RAI Exposure Increases Cancer Risk in Other Organs/Tissues

RAI Exposure Increases Cancer Risk in Other Organs/Tissues

There are about 4.5 million people in the United States (and more in the world) with hyperthyroidism.  *This number is calculated by taking the population of the US and multiplying it by the prevalence of hyperthyroidism which is 1.2%.  A large majority of these people have undergone RAI to treat their hyperthyroidism.  A new study (1) suggests that …

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When should you worry about thyroid nodules

When Should You Worry About Thyroid Nodules?

Is your thyroid nodule actually thyroid cancer in disguise? This is the question that most people ask themselves and it’s the question we are going to explore today.  The good news is that most nodules are NOT cancerous and there are certain signs and symptoms, if present, do increase the chance that your nodule may be harboring …

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dealing with hair loss from thyroiditis

Dealing with Hair Loss from Thyroiditis (Hashimoto’s)

A huge percentage of people with thyroiditis suffer from hair loss.  Is this something that you will just have to deal with for the rest of your life? The answer is a resounding no.  In this article, we are going to explore exactly why thyroiditis leads to hair loss, what you can do about it, the complexity behind …

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12 Reasons Why You Still Have Hypothyroid Symptoms

12 Reasons Why You Still Have Hypothyroid Symptoms (Even on Thyroid Medications)

It’s become more and more common for hypothyroid patients to experience symptoms despite having so-called “normal” labs.  But why is this? There are actually a number of reasons for why this is the case and each one is important.  In this article, I will go over 12 major reasons for why you may be experiencing hypothyroid symptoms.  Each section …

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3 causes of cytomel related hair loss

3 Causes of Cytomel Related Hair Loss & What to Do About Them

If you are new to Cytomel, or if you’ve been using it for a long time, this information should be helpful!  While Cytomel is probably one of my favorite medications used to treat hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s, it doesn’t come without risks and potential side effects.  Among these side effects includes the potential for hair loss.  Don’t let this …

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how to diagnose hashimoto's thyroiditis with tests and symptoms

How to Diagnose Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis with Lab Tests & Symptoms

If you have or suspect that you have thyroid problems then this article is very important to you.  It turns out that the majority of people who have a thyroid problem have it because of an autoimmune condition.  This condition is often referred to as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and it is something that EVERY thyroid patient should be …

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