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How to take Levothyroxine correctly

How to take Levothyroxine & Thyroid Medication Correctly

Did you know that changing the time of day you take your thyroid medication may impact your thyroid function? Beyond the time of day, there are several factors that YOU can change which may result in an increase thyroid function and conversion in your body. These changes have helped hundreds of patients of mine in the past …

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Tirosint vs levothyroxine: the case for switching thyroid medication

Tirosint vs Levothyroxine: The Case for Switching Thyroid Meds

You’ve probably heard from other patients that switching from levothyroxine to Tirosint made all the difference.  Considering that they are both T4-only thyroid medications, what is the difference between these medications? Why do some patients have decreased symptoms, lose more weight and feel better on Tirosint but not on levothyroxine? Is there a difference between …

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Adding t3 to NDT for weight loss and energy

Thyroid Success Story: Adding T3 to NDT for Weight Loss + Energy

I get some form of this question all the time: What if I have hypothyroid symptoms but a low TSH? Can I still be hypothyroid? Or what if I am already on NDT but still feeling symptomatic? What then? The answer to this question is that, yes, you can still be hypothyroid with a “normal” TSH… And I’m going …

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Is Synthroid Preventing Your Weight Loss? Why It's Not Working

Is Synthroid Preventing Your Weight Loss? Why It’s Not Working

Are you on the thyroid medication Synthroid and not losing weight? If so you aren’t alone… Synthroid is one of the most commonly prescribed medications for patients who have hypothyroidism but here’s the problem: Not everyone does well on this medication. Their bodies don’t absorb it, they don’t convert T4 to T3 or they need more T3 due to …

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thyroid weight loss case study

Thyroid Weight Loss Case Study: 42 Pounds Lost on T3 & NDT

Once Kathy had the right diagnosis and treatment plan in place she was able to lose 42 pounds in a matter of months… But the real question is: Why did it take her 5+ Doctors to find and treat her and what does it take to help thyroid patients lose this kind of weight? The answer might surprise …

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The complete list of Cytomel side effects

Cytomel Side Effects: Complete List + Dosing Guide for Patients

Cytomel is the most powerful thyroid medication which means that it can also have some powerful side effects.  If you’re taking Cytomel and wondering if you are experiencing side effects then sit tight because we are going to dive into everything you need to know about this medication.  For instance… Did you know that Cytomel …

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How to find the best thyroid medication for your body - levothyroxine vs NDT vs T3

Thyroid Medication: Levothyroxine vs NDT vs T3 – Which is Best?

This post will teach you everything you need to know about thyroid medications, how to use them correctly, how to pick the best medication for your body, and other tips and tricks to help you along the way.  Feel confused about which thyroid medication you should be on? or which one is the best? You’re …

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50 pound weight loss with naturethroid

Hashimoto’s Weight Loss Success Story: Over 50 Pounds Lost

If you have Hashimoto’s or hypothyroidism and feel like losing weight is impossible, then this patient case study should give you some hope. ​The following is a walk-through of a Hashimoto’s weight loss success story in a patient who was able to lose over 50 pounds throughout a period of about 6 months. I know …

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weight loss with hypothyroidism success story

Weight Loss With Hypothyroidism Success Story: Losing 42 Pounds

Are you frustrated with trying to lose weight with your sluggish Thyroid?  In this post I am going to go “behind the scenes” of what I do inside my clinic and show you how balancing your hormones is the KEY to weight loss success in patients with Hypothyroidism (or any medical condition!). Note: This is an actual patient …

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