Why Thyroid Tests Can Be Tricky

We often hear that thyroid disease is easy to diagnose and simple to treat. All you need is a simple blood test and it doesn't matter what the other numbers are because hypothyroidism treatment is the same no matter what the cause is. Then why do so many people remain undiagnosed, undertreated and mistreated? The reality is that hypothyroidism is more complicated than that. The best way to eliminate hypothyroid symptoms is to get a proper diagnosis to correct the underlying problem The … [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...]

How To Prevent Hypothyroidism From Ruining Your Skin And Accelerated Aging

Most people are not aware that thyroid disorders can affect their skin and they may need a hypothyroidism dry skin treatment. Often skin issues can be one of the early signs of a thyroid imbalance like Hashimoto’s and hypothyroidism and appear many years before a hypothyroidism diagnosis is made. Your skin is very sensitive to your thyroid hormone levels. When you have an overactive thyroid the skin tends to become more moist and even more oily in some women as opposed to a underactive … [Read more...]

When Thyroid Drugs Don’t Work

Currently, synthetic T4 thyroid drugs are standard method of hormone replacement therapy for people with hypothyroidism. The goal of the treatment is to bring the patient into a stable condition where the TSH is in the normal range. Although the use of T4 thyroid medication has been accepted for many years in conventional medicine, many patients continue to experience symptoms of underactive thyroid even if their lab test results show normal. Beyond thyroid replacement therapy there are no … [Read more...]

How To Overcome Hashimoto’s Disease Flare Ups

Going through Hashimoto’s flare ups can be a scary and frustrating experience. Usually they happen suddenly and can last for a long time. Even people who manage Hashimoto’s successfully or have achieved remission, experience autoimmune flare ups from time to time. While it is important to try to identify what triggered your autoimmune flare up and develop some coping mechanisms, there are 3 actionable steps you can make to help you overcome Hashimoto’s flare ups more effectively, support your … [Read more...]

How To Stop Gut Bacteria From Messing Up Your Thyroid Health

  Your thyroid health depends on your gut or gastrointestinal health. So many people with hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s disease struggle with symptoms that are directly related to what is happening in their digestive tract such as intestinal inflammation, leaky gut syndrome, infections, parasites, acid reflux, impaired digestion and constipation. One of the strategies to improve your thyroid and gastrointestinal problems at the same time is to cultivate good gut bacteria or your … [Read more...]

How To Repair Thyroid Induced Hair, Nails And Skin Damage

Any women with thyroid disease knows how devastating thyroid related damage to her skin, nails and hair can be... Hair loss, thinning hair and even baldness and alopecia, dry dull looking skin, premature aging and brittle nails are just some of hypothyroid and Hashimoto's symptoms that can become severe and affect your appearance and confidence. The problem is that even with thyroid treatment and medication these symptoms may improve only partially. So, what should you do? The reason why … [Read more...]

10 Good Reasons To Use This Spice For Your Thyroid

Conventional medicine relies heavily on thyroid medication alone to treat hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s disease. However, recent research studies confirm that an active component of turmeric called curcuminoids or curcumin can be used to counteract damaging effects of thyroid disease. Curcumin acts as an anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial agent but most importantly it has many thyroid specific benefits for people with Hashimoto’s, hypothyroidism, goiter and those who undergo radioactive … [Read more...]

How Much Thyroid Damage Can Fluoride Actually Do?

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...]

Thyroid Lab Testing Without Visiting The Lab

During this unprecedented time, our health and safety became our top priorities. But what do you do when now is the time to test or re-test your thyroid? Many labs have cut their opening hours or do COVID-19 testing only. You may be to scared or unable to go to the lab due to self-isolation or quarantine or need to visit your doctor first to get a referral. Here's the easiest way to get thyroid tested now. You can get your thyroid tested at a lab without actually going to the lab. You … [Read more...]

How To Exercise With Hypothyroidism When You Are Stacked At Home

Free Report: 3 Most Common Myths About Thyroid And Exercise Debunked Written by Dr. Tom Brimeyer is a Functional medicine practitioner and Thyroid Expert,  who recovered from hypothyroidism and helped thousands of people permanently overcome hypothyroidism. He is an Author of Hypothyroidism Revolution and Hypothyroidism Exercise Revolution programs Introduction This free report reveals 3 most common fitness myths that prevent people who have hypothyroidism from getting in a better physical … [Read more...]

5 Most Powerful Immune-Supporting Ingredients To Use

Many people who have autoimmune and/or thyroid disease contacted me and asked what is the best way to support their immune system right now and increase their resilience to viruses, bacteria and infections. I would like to share with you an important message I got from Dr. Roberson, MD medical doctor at BioTrust that you will find especially helpful if you’re thinking about using Vitamin C to support your immune system during these uncertain times. In a word, DON’T. (At least not by itself...) … [Read more...]