Demystifying The Thyroid With Lisa LeVerrier

Today I’d like to introduce you to Thyroid Health Coach Lisa LeVerrier, FDN-P, MPsy, CWC. has been diagnosed with hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s disease for over 10 years now. As a busy mom living with thyroid disease herself she has overcome many challenges that you as a thyroid patient are also facing on a daily basis. She knows exactly how women with hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s feel and this is why she made it her life purpose to help them get better. Lisa provides women with practical … [Read more...]

A Better Way To Treat Selenium Deficiency In Thyroid Patients

In recent years selenium got more attention as a hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s treatment option because of its involvement in the thyroid hormone pathway and protective role against autoimmune thyroid disease. In fact, selenium concentration is higher in the thyroid gland than in any other organ in the body making it an important factor in thyroid hormone production and metabolism. Many research studies demonstrated benefits of selenium for thyroid health and showed that it can help … [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...]

The High Price Of Olympic Medals: Can Overtraining Cause Hypothyroidism?

The benefits of exercising have been well known, however there is a fine line between training and overtraining. Have you ever wondered how much exercising is too much or what are the consequences of pushing your body beyond the breaking point? Many fitness gurus and health experts may often argue that the human body can never have too much exercise, but the reality is that our bodies too have a limit and crossing it can produce gruesome results. [Tweet "The High Price Of #Olympic Medals: … [Read more...]

Why Does Hypothyroidism Cause Hair Loss In Women?

One of the most common complaints I hear from women with hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's is hair loss. Thinning hair, bald patches and hair loss can be devastating because they not only affect how we look but also how we feel. As many as two thirds of women can experience hair loss during their life time. According to American Academy of Dermatology, about 40% of women have noticeable hair loss when they reach the age of forty. For many, hair problems are not only a cosmetic issue that makes … [Read more...]

Don’t Take These Drugs Without Knowing How They May Affect Your Thyroid

Several commonly used drugs can affect thyroid function and interact with thyroid medication. In fact, they are commonly encountered in medical practice because levothyroxine is widely prescribed as are many other of the interacting drugs. If you are taking any type of thyroid medication you must be aware of these interactions and prevent any side effects from occurring. 4 Ways How Drug Interactions Can Affect Your Thyroid 1. Some drugs can trigger a thyroid disease Antibiotics are … [Read more...]

A New T4 to T3 Thyroid Conversion Blocker Revealed

Conventional medicine sees the goal of thyroid replacement therapy in bringing your lab test results into the normal reference range and after that the treatment is considered successful. However, many hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's patients report having hypothyroid symptoms and not feeling well despite their TSH being normal and medication dose optimized. There are many issues with relying on the TSH test alone in diagnosing and treating hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's disease and you can read … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]