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sustained release T3: should you use this thyroid medication_

Sustained Release T3 (SR T3): Should you use this thyroid medication?

What is Sustained Release T3?You probably already know that T3 is the single most i​​mportant thyroid hormone in your body.  If you’ve spent any time researching then you probably ALSO know that you can take T3 as a medication and that MOST thy​​roid medications contain only​​ T4.  But what you may not be aware of is that …

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thyroidectomy supplements - supporting your thyroid when you don't have one

Thyroidectomy Supplements: Support Your Thyroid When you Don’t Have One

Do Supplements Help if you Don’t Have a Thyroid? 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 (I mean a lot!).  Because this topic seems to be so confusing (and believe me, I understand why) I am going …

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thyroidectomy - 5 things every patient without a thyroid should know

Thyroidectomy: 5 things every patient without a thyroid 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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Thyroid surgery basics with FAQ

Thyroid Surgery Basics with FAQ & What to Expect After the Procedure

No one wants surgery but sometimes it’s necessary.  This post will walk you through everything you need to know as a patient about thyroid surgery.  You’ll learn what conditions it is recommended to treat, the complications of the surgery, why some people gain weight afterward and what you can do to prevent this side effect:Read moreThyroid Surgery …

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Thyroidectomy Recovery Guide: Complications, What to Expect & More

Thyroidectomy Guide: Recovery, Complications, What to Expect & More

Thyroidectomy refers to the surgical procedure in which your thyroid is removed.  While the surgical portion of the procedure is usually fairly easy, the aftermath as it relates to your serum thyroid levels may be a different story entirely.  Learn more about Thyroidectomy in this guide, including the basics of the procedure, the long-term consequences of having …

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debunking the thyroid obesity myth

Debunking the Thyroid Obesity Myth + 6 Weight Loss Tips & Tricks

Let’s debunk this myth once and for all.  No doubt you’ve heard people claim that their weight gain is due to having thyroid problems. The reply is always something along the lines: “Blaming your thyroid is an excuse for not having self-control or for being lazy”.  But is this really true? Not really, in fact, recent science supports the exact …

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5 Tips for weight loss after thyroidectomy

5 Tips for Weight Loss after Thyroidectomy – What your Doctor is Missing

Almost EVERY patient gains weight after having a Thyroidectomy.  In fact, it’s considered normal to gain 20-30 pounds and most Doctors just shrug it off as “normal”. ​When you consider that thyroid hormone controls the metabolism of your entire body, and that after removing it most patients gain 20-30 pounds – shouldn’t we at least consider that …

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