Why Your Thyroid Makes You Lose Your Keys, Your Mind And Your Brain

If you have hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's you have likely already experienced in many different ways how they affect your brain and cognitive function. Are you frequently losing everyday items like your keys or gloves or just cannot remember where you put your cell phone or an umbrella? Then you know what I mean... but losing your brain is so scary... [Tweet "Why your #thyroid makes you lose your keys, your mind and your brain"] Poor memory, depression, brain fog, fatigue, low … [Read more...]

Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatments: Approaches from Medications to Clinical Trials

If you have been diagnosed with the autoimmune disease known as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), you will most likely be forced to deal with the symptoms for the rest of your life. But that doesn’t mean RA has to dictate how you live your life. Treatments in the form of medications have come a long way due to research and clinical trials, so the good news is that there are more options available than ever before. Care is often tailored to your individual needs, according to factors that include … [Read more...]

Get A FREE Jar Of This Superfat For Your Thyroid Diet

Have you experienced the benefits of virgin coconut oil for your thyroid yet? Here is you opportunity to try it: For a limited time Thrive Market is giving you a free jar of a high quality Nutiva’s coconut oil (a $25 value) plus a free month of Thrive. You will have the free jar of coconut oil in your shopping cart right after you sign up for this free gift. Click the link below to GET YOUR FREE COCONUT OIL JAR You might wonder why you would care about coconut oil and what it can do for your … [Read more...]

What Your TSH Cannot Tell You About Your Thyroid

Thyroid TSH levels are the subject of a big controversy. A TSH test is the standard blood test that is recommended in most countries by regulatory medical boards to screen for thyroid disease, make diagnosis and to monitor thyroid replacement therapy. While the medical community and doctors rely on this test in treating thyroid disorders the effectiveness of this approach is highly questionable because many patients continue to not feel well. [Tweet "What your TSH cannot tell you about … [Read more...]

3 Facts About Thyroid Cancer All Women Need To Know

Thyroid cancer in women is a difficult subject to talk about because cancer is very emotional. It is a battle of your body and spirit that triggers mixed emotions of fear, denial and despair. A diagnosis always comes unexpectedly, however it doesn't mean that thyroid cancer has suddenly developed. It means that you were living with it for some time without even knowing you have it and now your whole world has changed. All patients who get a diagnosis of thyroid cancer are shocked and there … [Read more...]

Saying Goodbye: Best Thyroid Posts Of 2015

I hope you had fun times with your friends and family this holiday season :-) As we are saying goodbye to 2015 and welcome new year 2016 I want to share top 5 thyroid posts that my blog readers found to be the most helpful. Take a look and make sure you didn't miss any of them. Not to mention that all posts provide new insights to our thyroid problems and are worth reading again. Are you ready?! Here we go... [Tweet "Top 5 #thyroid posts of 2015 you may find helpful in 2016 and many … [Read more...]

5 Special Lab Tests For Hypothyroidism

This is a guest post from Dr. Brady Hurst, Clinic Director at True Health Labs Today’s medical standards give little hope for people with hypothyroidism. For those of you with thyroid issues who have gone through the healthcare system, your experience may have gone something like this: Feelings of chronic fatigue and weight gain. The healthcare “expert” tests only for TSH (hormone released from your pituitary gland to tell your thyroid to work harder) and maybe T4 (the primary … [Read more...]

Thyroid-Healthy Halloween Candies You Can Make At Home

Halloween is one of the most fun and sweetest occasions of the year. However, for people with hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's it can create a major throwback because of the sugar- and allergen-laden ingredients in the treats. Many hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's patients have food allergies, are on a gluten-free diet or just need healthier thyroid-friendly alternatives with a lower glycemic impact. Finding a safe Halloween treat can become a daunting task especially when your kids come home … [Read more...]

Why Improvement Of Thyroid Function Does Not Always Result In Weight Loss

Many women who have hypothyroidism are frustrated that they cannot lose weight even after their thyroid function has improved while on medication. According to testimonials of many thyroid patients, some of them “cannot lose weight no matter what they do” and others, at their best lose only a minor portion of weight that they gained during the time of being hypothyroid. Research studies confirm that weight loss after treatment of hypothyroidism with thyroid medication is moderate. It is … [Read more...]

Innovative New Water Filter That Removes Fluoride Is FREE Today

You probably already know how important it is for your thyroid that you drink clean water every day. In many areas in the North America and other parts of the world the water that comes out of your tap is contaminated with harmful heavy metals, fluoride, xenoestrogens, petroleum chemicals, and even traces of prescription drugs that are in the water supply. Unfortunately, buying bottled water can get expensive, but also creates an enormous amount of waste that fills our landfills … [Read more...]

4 Hypothyroid Symptoms – One Solution And Why 99% Of Doctors Treat It Wrong

Did you know that insomnia, food cravings, fatigue and inability to stick long-term with low carb no sugar diets are the most common effects of hypothyroidism? I am not surprised because I struggled with all of them too until I discovered that all these four major hypothyroid symptoms can be resolved by correcting one underlying problem. The number one root cause of all these symptoms is much deeper than you may think and 99% of doctors and practitioners focus on the wrong thing when they … [Read more...]

Don’t Cut This Sugar Out Of Your Thyroid Diet

I am not a big supporter of cutting out all sugar from your diet when you are hypothyroid or have Hashimoto’s. Why? It’s simple, your thyroid and body need the right amount and type of sugar to properly function and to heal. One of the proven ways to support your thyroid is to make sure that you use nutrient-dense foods as your main source of energy. While many diets and weight loss programs tell you that sugar makes you gain weight or that the body does not need carbohydrates to be healthy, … [Read more...]

How Your Thyroid Can Send You To The ER

While most people enjoy summer and warm temperatures some of you might find it impossible to feel comfortable in the hot weather. Unfortunately, rising summer temperatures also mean an increase in the number of emergency room visits. Certain health conditions are likely to cause you more symptoms on hotter days and it might be to do with your body’s ability to adapt to the heat and your hormones. Have you ever had heart palpitations, chest pain, shortness of breath, anxiety or even a panic … [Read more...]

Sick, Scared And Desperate: A Personal Thyroid Story

I don't really talk about this very often, because it's pretty painful for me to revisit this time and think about it today... ...but about 11 years ago right after my second sinus surgery I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism and autoimmune Hashimoto’s disease. Finally, there was an explanation to my weight gain, fatigue and lack of energy. [Tweet "Sick, Scared And Desperate: A Personal #Thyroid Story"] While this was just the beginning of my healing journey, at the same time I found … [Read more...]

Is Hypothyroidism The Biggest Medical Misdiagnosis Of All Times?

25th of May is traditionally a World Thyroid Day that aims to raise the awareness of thyroid disease. Approximately 750 million people worldwide are affected by thyroid disorders and this number is constantly increasing. As hypothyroidism reached epidemic proportions so did the medical ignorance and the amount of people who remain undiagnosed and undertreated. [Tweet "The consequences of undertreated #hypothyroidism are bigger than you may think"] Do you know that preventable medical … [Read more...]

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