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.

Top thyroid medication, according to 3,665 hypothyroidism patients

Top thyroid medication according to 3,665 hypothyroidism patients

I’ve been asked numerous times to share the results of a poll that I posted on the Hypothyroid Mom Facebook page, titled “Which thyroid medication works best for you?” [Read more…]

How Posture Affects Your Thyroid

How Posture Affects Your Thyroid

When this chiropractor contacted me about the importance of good posture for thyroid health, there I was slumped in my chair typing a reply on my computer keyboard. I had never really given much thought to my poor posture quite honestly, until then. [Read more…]

20 Insanely Clever Thyroid Gift Ideas

20 insanely clever thyroid gift ideas

I have the great advantage of connecting with wellness experts from around the world every single day at Hypothyroid Mom. I receive hundreds of guest post submissions every year and very few make it on my site. Why? I am searching for the best, brightest, and most innovative thought leaders in the thyroid world. Nothing less will do. It’s not about quantity at Hypothyroid Mom, it’s about quality.
The last few years have been filled with major advances in the wellness sphere. I’ve kept my ear to the ground for in-demand items among health aficionados that will make a difference in the life of a Hypothyroid Mom reader. Here are insanely clever wellness-inspired goodies for everyone on your list (that you’ll want to keep for yourself), all available online at Amazon.

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How to lose weight when you are hypothyroid

How to lose weight when you are hypothyroid

If you are hypothyroid, you know all about the swollen, lumpy, heavy fat that seems to pile on your body, especially your belly, overnight.
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Two Important Hormones (You’re Likely Not Even Thinking About)

Written by Anna Cabeca, DO, FACOG

I’ve learned so much about women’s health from this gynecologist/obstetrician. I’ve been picking her brain for information as I navigate the journey (and boy is it a rocky journey for those of us with thyroid disease) of perimenopause and menopause. [Read more…]

Why some people can’t tolerate T3 and natural desiccated thyroid medications

Why some people can't tolerate T3 and natural desiccated thyroid medications

You’ve read about T3 and natural desiccated thyroid medication options for hypothyroidism and you’ve finally found an open-minded thyroid doctor to prescribe it but it’s NOT WORKING. Now what?

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One Thing I Learned from 3,000 Tired Clients: Reset Your Circadian Rhythm

One Thing I Learned from 3,000 Tired Clients: Reset Your Circadian Rhythm

Over 3,7000 tired clients and this man helped them finally beat their fatigue, including hundreds of tired people who had been seeing various doctors for years or decades without much to show for it. Sounds familiar, doesn’t it?
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Yoga Poses (Asanas) for Hypothyroidism

Yoga Poses (Asanas) for Hypothyroidism

I’ve long wanted to include an article at Hypothyroid Mom with yoga poses for hypothyroidism. I asked Dr. Savanur to include yoga poses of varying abilities including modifications for beginners and more advanced poses. Of course, like with anything at Hypothyroid Mom, if something doesn’t feel good then always listen to your body. Take it slowly and never force yourself into a pose. [Read more…]