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weight gain after thyroid removal? Here's why

Why is Weight Loss so Difficult After Thyroid Removal?

Gain 20 Pounds After Thyroid Removal? I mean it, it’s a serious question.  Have you gained 20 pounds or more after your thyroid has been removed?  If so, you are not alone.  In fact, women, on average, gain around 20 pounds after they get their thyroid removed according to several studies (1) which looked into the matter.  The question is… Why does …

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NP thyroid recall for superpotency

NP Thyroid Recall for Superpotency: What you need to know

NP Thyroid Recall by AcellaThyroid news report: On May 22nd, 2020 Acella Pharmaceuticals issued a voluntary nationwide recall of certain lots of NP thyroid due to superpotency.  Don’t worry, I’m going to explain in plain English what this all means and how it applies to you.  If you aren’t already aware, NP thyroid is a prescription thyroid medication …

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sustained release T3: should you use this thyroid medication_

Sustained Release T3 (SR T3): When to Compound Your T3

What is Sustained Release T3?You probably already know that T3 is the single most important 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 thyroid medications contain only T4.  But what you may not be aware of is that …

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thyroidectomy supplements

Thyroidectomy Supplements: Why You Still Need Thyroid Support

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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the problem with optimal thyroid lab tests

The Problem with Optimal Thyroid Lab Tests: Fact vs Fiction

Among thyroid enthusiasts, there is often a big push to help people understand the difference between optimal thyroid lab tests and normal thyroid lab tests.  This way of viewing thyroid lab tests has lead to improved outcomes in many patients over the years.  But there’s one big problem: It’s not the right way to look at thyroid lab …

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can you live without a thyroid

Can You Live Without a Thyroid? What to Expect After Surgery or RAI

Your thyroid gland produces some of the most important hormones in your entire body.  But what happens if you have your thyroid removed? Or destroyed? Are you able to survive? The answer is yes and it has to do with the fact that thyroid medication contains the same hormones that your body produces naturally.  The only problem is that …

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