The Focus on Thyroid Lab Test Results is Failing Patients

The focus on thyroid lab tests results is failing patients

Feeling sick and tired but your thyroid lab test results are normal? [Read more…]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Hypothyroidism & T3: My Personal Battle

Chronic fatigue syndrome hypothyroidism and T3 thyroid hormone

How many Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) patients actually have thyroid imbalance as the cause of their symptoms even when their thyroid lab tests are declared ‘normal’? I’ve wondered this for some time. [Read more…]

Make Every Thyroid Pill Count!

Make every thyroid pill count

“Take your thyroid pill every day and you will be fine.” I really wish it was that simple. Do you know there are common prescription medications, over-the-counter supplements, and even foods and drinks that can impact the absorption of your thyroid medication?

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Talking to Your Kids in Tough (Thyroid) Times

Talking to Your Kids in Tough Thyroid Times

Her children taught her the greatest lesson of all: we have power within us to thrive, despite everything, even in the face of our darkest days with chronic illness. [Read more…]

A Psychiatrist, Your Thyroid, And What’s At The End Of Your Fork

A psychiatrist, your thyroid and what's at the end of your fork

I would like to give a big thank you to Dr. Mark Hyman, Medical Director at Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine, for permission to transcribe his podcast interview with Dr. Drew Ramsey, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University.

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How to Use Food Pharmacology to Heal Hashimoto’s

How to Use Food Pharmacology to Heal Hashimoto’s

When a person is diagnosed with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, thyroid hormone replacement medication is the conventional treatment expected to cure all that ails you, but that’s far from the reality patients face all around the world. There is more to the optimal treatment of this autoimmune disease and food is an untold powerhouse for healing. [Read more…]

Chronic Health Problems & Your Dirty Genes

chronic health problems and your dirty genes

According to Dr. Ben Lynch, “Genes can be “born dirty” or merely “act dirty” in response to your environment, diet, or lifestyle—causing lifelong, life-threatening, and chronic health problems, including cardiovascular disease, hormone problems, autoimmune disorders, anxiety, depression, digestive issues, obesity, cancer, and diabetes.” And I just had to talk to him and find out more. [Read more…]

Cognitive Impairment & Thyroid (what routine tests miss)

Cognitive Impairment & Thyroid (what routine tests miss)

The number of people living with cognitive impairment in the United States is equal to twice the population of New York City. ~Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)[1] [Read more…]