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the connection between low t3 and weight gain

Why Low T3 causes Weight Gain + Symptoms & Treatment Guide

Checking your total T3 and free T3 may be the most important thyroid tests you can look at.  Unfortunately, many physicians aren’t even ordering these tests which may lead to a missed diagnosis of low T3 syndrome.  Fortunately, there are several therapies that you can do to increase this important thyroid hormone and take steps to reduce …

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how to use testosterone cream for women

How to use Testosterone Cream for Women For Weight Loss & Energy

Low testosterone can lead to weight gain, changes in mood, decreased energy levels, and a reduction in libido.  What’s more important is this: Many women suffer from low testosterone and this condition is missed by most physicians. As a result, it becomes very important for you to understand the signs and symptoms of low testosterone …

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Do Leptin Supplements Work? Which Ones to Use and Which to Avoid

Most Leptin Supplements don’t actually work… Don’t worry though, there are still some supplements that can help you lose weight which we will talk about later but just keep that in the back of your mind for now. Why don’t most leptin supplements work? They almost always target the wrong imbalance. By the time leptin levels are at an …

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Victoza Weight Loss Case Study: 50 Pounds Lost with Victoza + LDN & More (Updated)

Victoza is a powerful weight loss medication that ACTUALLY works… If used correctly.  And I will explain what I mean by that a little bit later, but first, we need to talk about this case study.  During this time she was able to lose almost 40 pounds ​using my hormone balancing approach with the combination of Victoza + …

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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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Insulin Resistance Diet Guide for Weight Loss

Is insulin resistance, diabetes or pre-diabetes making it difficult or impossible for you to lose weight? If you fall into this category you probably understand that for the most part insulin resistance is a DIETARY disease. Meaning you most likely have this condition because of the food you’ve eaten (or are currently eating). Understanding this concept is very …

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6 Reasons to avoid the HCG diet and how it damages your metabolism

Is the HCG Diet Safe? How it Damages your Thyroid + Metabolism

Are you thinking about doing the HCG diet for weight loss? If so you are probably wondering… Is the HCG Diet safe? Will it harm my metabolism? Will it cause thyroid damage or make my thyroid function worse? And you are right to ask these questions before you undergo the treatment! The truth is that the HCG diet CAN cause damage …

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Leptin Diet Guide: How to Treat and Reverse Leptin Resistance with Food

High Leptin levels lead to weight loss resistance, a ravenous appetite and constant weight gain (yes it can make weight loss almost impossible).  That’s the bad news… The good news is that you can influence leptin levels through your diet (and other ways that we will discuss later). One of the big problems with Leptin Resistance is that …

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Hypothyroidism diet guide (foods to eat and foods to avoid)

Hypothyroidism Diet Guide: The Best Diets for Low Thyroid

Diet is one of the most important parts of treating your hypothyroidism.  Not only can it help you lose weight, diet also plays an important role in reducing symptoms. That means eating the right foods and avoiding the wrong ones can impact how much energy you have, your waistline and help you to feel better. And before you …

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Levothyroxin side effects, the complete guide, including dosing guide for patients

Levothyroxine Side Effects: Hair Loss, Weight Gain, Weight Loss & More

If you just started levothyroxine and you are wondering about side effects, I know what you are worried about:Is levothyroxine actually working for me?Why do I still feel bad if I’m on thyroid medication?How long will it take for me to start feeling BETTER?Are my new symptoms caused by levothyroxine?Why am I still gaining weight on thyroid medication?Are these symptoms …

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