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...]

Hashimoto’s And Lupus Connection Explained

According to estimates, about 6% of patients with lupus also have hypothyroidism and 1% hyperthyroidism. Hashimoto's disease is the most common form of hypothyroidism in patients with lupus. This finding doesn't come as a surprise because both conditions are autoimmune diseases with a common etiology. Lupus is a systemic autoimmune disease that can target almost any part of the body, especially the joints, lungs, heart, skin, blood, kidneys and brain. [Tweet "#Autoimmune #Hashimotos and … [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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

8 Out-Of-The-Box Tips How Not Forget To Take Your Thyroid Medication

Most people with hypothyroidism have to take a prescription medication to replace missing thyroid hormones. It is usually taken in the morning up to one hour before breakfast. However, the problem is that memory issues are one of the hypothyroid symptoms and some patients often just forget to take their meds. It gets even more complicated if you have to take more than one drug at a different time of the day. For example, Synthroid in the morning and Cytomel divided in 2-3 doses throughout the … [Read more...]

Guess What? Supplement Resistant Anemia Is Curable

According to one recent study: 43% of people with hypothyroidism have it. 39% of people with subclinical hypothyroidism have it. Other studies found out that up to 73.2% of people with hypothyroidism and autoimmune Hashimoto’s disease have it. In fact, anemia is often a first sign that a person has a low thyroid function. So what are the chances that you as a thyroid patient may have it too? Pretty high… And yet most people are unaware that anemia affects their energy, memory, … [Read more...]

This Is Making Thyroid Patients Sicker Every Single Day

...and you are one of them if you have Hashimoto's, Graves any other autoimmune disease, chronic fatigue, depression, fibromyalgia or digestive issues. If you follow my blog for some time you know that I am not a big proponent of Paleo diet and Autoimmune Paleo Protocol. The reason is simple... While it may be helpful to some people Autoimmune Paleo Protocol didn't work for me Here is why: ▪ I failed to heal my intestine because a restrictive diet alone wasn't enough for me to repair the … [Read more...]

How To End Your Thyroid Struggle

I am one of those thyroid patients who were able to stop the progression of Hashimoto’s disease and reduce their high dose of thyroid medication. It wasn’t easy and it took time. But I am proud of what I did and the payout was huge - my hypothyroid symptoms are gone, I lost 40 pounds and got my life back. Would you like to know how I did it? I looked beyond the thyroid medication and what conventional medicine has to offer. A big step forward for me was the understanding of the fact … [Read more...]

Reverse Diabetes With A Bold New Dietary Approach

The diabetes epidemic is comparable and has a lot in common with thyroid disease: millions have it and even more people remain undiagnosed. Both hypothyroidism and diabetes are growing at an alarming rate and with the current state of medical care that only manages the symptoms and doesn’t offer a cure, the situation only gets worse. The truth is that there are many doctors and medical professionals who successfully reverse diabetes using alternative nutritional treatments that work for … [Read more...]