Hypothyroidism Treatment

Levothyroxine (T4 only) drugs such as the brand Synthroid are the drug of choice in mainstream medicine. Some people do great on them, but not all. If you are not doing well on your thyroid medication, learn about the options. While thyroid medication is a key component to wellness with hypothyroidism, there are other key factors to consider including adrenal function, sex hormone balance, food sensitivities, digestion, liver health, infections, and nutrient deficiencies.

Thyroid Keto Twist: Stock Your Fridge With These 16 Foods

thyroid keto twist: stock your fridge with these 16 foods

Keto. Everyone raves about it but many thyroid women, especially women over 40, get no results or even feel worse. This OB/GYN found her hypothyroid female patients most often failed on the traditional ketogenic diet and she was determined to figure out why. I invited her to write a guest post to share her 10 keto modifications for thyroid disease.

Her first guest article was hugely popular and followers flooded in with messages. One woman asked an interesting question, “What’s in your fridge?” And the answer turned into this guest post.

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The Keto Diet with 10 Thyroid Twists

There’s some conflicting information out there as to whether a ketogenic diet improves symptoms for women having thyroid disease, or whether it makes symptoms worse.

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When symptoms continue on thyroid medication

When you are taking your thyroid medicine every day just like you’ve been prescribed and you still feel sick, sick, SICK.

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My Neck (thyroid), Head (brain, hair, sinuses), Chest (breasts, heart) & Infected Tooth

Infected Tooth & Thyroid

Thomas E. Levy, MD, JD, is a board-certified cardiologist and attorney. He was inducted into the Orthomolecular Medicine Hall of Fame in 2016. According to Dr. Levy, all root canal-treated teeth are infected and toxic. In this article published in JOM ion November 1, 2016, Oral Pathogens: A Common Cause of Chronic Disease, he wrote:

And while no part of the body can completely avoid the regular delivery of these toxic pay-loads, they are especially prone to go via the lymphatics into the chest, neck and head. The venous drainage ends up impacting especially severely the coronary and carotid arteries.

And I stopped.

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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.

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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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