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Are thyroid supplements safe or dangerous?

Are Thyroid Supplements Safe or Dangerous? 5 Common Myths Debunked

Debunking Myths About Thyroid Supplements Full disclosure: I formulate and sell supplements specifically for thyroid patients. You should know that even though I sell supplements, doesn’t mean that what I am sharing here is false. In fact, I probably have a lot more experience with thyroid supplements compared to most people. But, it’s also fair to …

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Product & Supplement Updates: Reformulations, Updated Product Bundles & More

What’s New with My Supplements Want to get the latest news with my supplements including which products I have in the pipeline and which products I am making changes to? If you are interested in You are in the right place because that’s exactly what we are going to talk about!  I tend to keep …

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how to take thyroid supplements

How and When to take Thyroid Supplements for Maximum Benefit

If you are taking thyroid supp​​lements then you are already ahead of the curve.  But are you taking your thyroid supplements correctly? It may seem obvious to you how you should be taking your supplements but many aspects of thyroid disease are anything b​​ut obvious.  I find that many patients accidentally or unknowingly take their …

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9 Supplements That Hurt Your Thyroid: Are You Taking Any?

If you know me then you know that I’m a huge fan of using thyroid supplements to augment existing thyroid treatments. Thyroid supplements, as long as they are used correctly, can seriously help improve your overall quality of life by improving thyroid function.  But this assumes one very important thing: You are using the right …

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thyroidectomy supplements

Thyroidectomy Supplements: Why You Still Need Thyroid Support

If I had a nickel for every time someone without a thyroid asked me if they should use thyroid supplements… I would have a lot of nickels (and I mean a lot!).  Because this topic seems to be so confusing (and believe me, I understand why) I am going to elaborate on exactly WHY patients …

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The Best Thyroid Supplements of The Year (2022 Edition)

Thyroid Supplements and You Do 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 …

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Is magnesium stearate safe to use in dietary supplements?

Is Magnesium Stearate Safe to use in Dietary Supplements?

Depending on where you look you can read that magnesium stearate is a toxic harmful additive or a completely harmless filler.  Which one is correct and why does it matter to you? We are going to explore the science and attempt to answer the question as to whether or not it’s actually something you should …

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Thyroid vitamins: do they actually work?

Do Thyroid Vitamins & Supplements Actually Work?

With more than 20 million people who have hypothyroidism (depending on which study you look at (1)) in the United States, you might have asked yourself at some point whether or not you should use vitamins directed at your thyroid. You wouldn’t be alone in asking this question which is why we are going to take …

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Can You Get Everything You Need from a Thyroid Multivitamin?

Taking a multivitamin is an easy way to get the exact nutrients that your thyroid needs to function optimally.  You may be surprised to find out that many thyroid patients are walking around with suboptimal nutrients without even knowing it.  Suboptimal levels of each nutrient aren’t really a big deal but when you start to …

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Should thyroidectomy and RAI patients take thyroid supplements_

Should Thyroidectomy & RAI Patients Take Thyroid Supplements?

This is probably one of the most common questions that I get asked on a daily basis! And the answer is almost always yes.  Even though it may not seem intuitive, your body can still benefit from the use of thyroid-specific supplements even if you do NOT have a thyroid (or if it’s been destroyed).  …

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