A cardiologist explains why magnesium is so good for your heart health

A cardiologist explains why magnesium is so important for your heart health

February is National Heart Health Month and it’s the perfect time to introduce cardiologist Dr. Sanjay Gupta. I first saw one of his YouTube videos on heart health and I was hooked. Dr. Gupta is a cardiologist in York, England. He explains how important magnesium is for everyone to maintain good heart health. [Read more…]

Depression? Anxiety? ADD? Learning Disability? Brain Fog? Heart Disease? You Could Be Missing This Fat

Depression? Anxiety? ADD? Learning Disability? Brain Fog? Heart Disease? You Could Be Missing This Fat

Do you have these symptoms?

Does your child?

The missing fat you need to survive.
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86-year-old man’s congestive heart failure resolved with thyroid treatment

86-year-old man's congestive heart failure resolved with thyroid treatment

When a holistic caregiver named Janet contacted me about this incredible story of an 86-year-old man who healed his congestive heart failure with natural desiccated thyroid, I knew it was a story I had to share.

Janet shares specific supplements that worked for this gentleman. Please always consult with your healthcare practitioner before trying supplements included at Hypothyroid Mom especially if you are under medical care for a serious health condition. What works for one person may not for another.
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One Blood Test That Can Save Your Life

One Blood Test That Can Save Your Life

I remember the day in early 2012 when I was watching The Doctor Oz Show episode The Best New Test To Predict Heart Disease. Dr. Oz caught my attention when he said, “What if I told you one simple test could predict your risk for a heart attack. It’s called CRP, C-reactive protein.”

The C-reactive protein (CRP) test measures the level of inflammation in the body. Inflammation is said to contribute to almost every modern disease, including thyroid disease. A light bulb went off in my head when I recalled that a CRP test had been done for me a year before. I was in the habit of saving my blood work and I remember seeing CRP but I wasn’t aware of its significance in my life until that TV show.

Dr. Oz explained that there are three CRP Risk Levels:

Low risk: less than 1.0 mg/L

Average risk: 1.0 – 3.0 mg/L

High risk: above 3.0 mg/L

A warning bell shot off through my body and I ran to my file where I save my lab results. There it was…my CRP level was 5.1 MG/L (high risk).

Dr. Mark Hyman is on the Medical Advisory Board at The Doctor Oz Show. I’m happy to have him here at Hypothyroid Mom to give us more information about this important blood test.

Are you aware that you have the option to order your own lab tests? A trusted brand that I use and love where you can order your own lab tests like the C-Reactive Protein (CRP) Blood Test yourself is True Health Labs. Use coupon code Limited_5 for 5% off an order for Hypothyroid Mom fans.

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Go Red For Women With Hypothyroidism

Go Red For Women with Hypothyroidism

In recognition of National Wear Red Day February 2, 2018, Go Red For Women asks that women Go Red to fight heart disease. You bet Hypothyroid Mom is going red for all of us with hypothyroidism. Undiagnosed or insufficiently treated hypothyroidism increases the risk of heart disease. It’s time to shout louder, stand stronger, and demand change together. GO RED FOR WOMEN WITH HYPOTHYROIDISM. [Read more…]