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The full list of natural and conventional treatments for hyperthyroidism

List of Natural & Conventional Treatments for Hyperthyroidism

Are you suffering from hyperthyroidism or do you suspect you have hyperthyroidism? If so you need to understand ALL of the treatments available to you as a patient.  This guide will walk you through the most common hyperthyroid treatments including conventional medications and procedures, the potential side effects and also natural approaches to managing your thyroid.  Let’s jump …

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your thyroid and pregnancy: everything you should know

Everything you Need to Know About Your Thyroid and Pregnancy

Pregnancy alters what is considered “normal thyroid function” in the body.  The changes that occur during pregnancy are, therefore, very important to understand if you have thyroid disease (or suspect you do).  This guide will walk you through everything you need to know about your thyroid and pregnancy including symptoms that indicate you might have …

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synthroid vs levothyroxine

Synthroid vs Levothyroxine: Are They Really The Same?

Even though Synthroid and Levothyroxine contain the same active ingredient, they may not be tolerated equally among all patients. This means that certain patients do better on one medication compared to the other! Learn how to identify if you are taking the right type of medication and when to consider switching in this post:Read more

Optimal vs normal thyroid levels

Optimal vs Normal Thyroid Levels for All Lab Tests & Ages

Do you have the feeling that your thyroid hormones may not be optimal even though they are normal? Does it make sense to you that each person might have a different optimal level?  Or that maybe your genetics are playing a role in your thyroid function? If you answered yes then this article is for …

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What to look for in a thyroid doctor

What to Look for in a Thyroid Doctor to Start Feeling Better

Does it feel like your current thyroid treatment isn’t working? Have you been reading a lot about your thyroid but now you are more confused? If you fall into these categories then the answer may be to find the right Thyroid Doctor.  There is no substitute for an experienced physician who understands the importance of thyroid function and …

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What is Thyroiditis? Types, Symptoms & Treatment (Patient Guide)

This guide will teach you everything you need to know about Thyroiditis including the complete symptom guide, how to approach treatment and the various types of Thyroiditis (including how to treat and manage Hashimoto’s thyroiditis).  Thyroiditis is actually just a general term used to describe inflammation localized to the thyroid gland.  The trick with diagnosing this condition …

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High TSH symptoms and causes

High TSH Symptoms, Causes & What it Means

Have you been told, or are you suspicious, that you have a high TSH? If so there are many things you want to consider before pursuing treatment. While your TSH is important for assessing thyroid function it’s certainly not the only test, or the best way, to identify thyroid disease.  We are going to take …

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Checklist of Thyroid Symptoms in Women

Checklist of Thyroid Symptoms in Women + What to do About it

Do you think that you have the symptoms of hypothyroidism? I’m talking about symptoms such as weight gain, fatigue, menstrual irregularities, and hair loss.  ALL of these symptoms and more may be caused by your thyroid.  The problem? Standard lab test and the conventional treatment don’t necessarily help alleviate the symptoms of this hormone imbalance.  Learn what to do if …

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