Marina Gutner, PhD Blog Posts

Hypothyroidism Treatment That Works

Interview with Tom Brimeyer, a Functional Medicine Practitioner and Author of Hypothyroidism Revolution and Hypothyroidism Exercise Revolution programs 1. Many Outsmart Disease readers who submitted their questions to you tried different brands of thyroid medication, many supplements and different diets (juicing, no gluten, candida diet, eliminating some foods) but still experience many hypothyroid symptoms. Most common are weight gain, depression, low energy, sleep issues and hair loss. They … [Read more...]

The Best Protection Against Gluten-Induced Intestinal Damage You Can Get

Health trends come and go but “gluten-free” is NOT one of them because gluten can cause serious health issues. Research tells us that gluten is a growing problem because there is a direct connection between gluten and disease. Many people are living with celiac disease, gluten intolerance, wheat allergy and autoimmune diseases including Hashimoto’s thyroiditis when gluten becomes one of the major triggers of inflammation, symptoms and flare-ups. The rates of autoimmunity have been … [Read more...]

Thyroid Foods Can Be Healing But Only When You Are Using Them Correctly

Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine is often quoted as having said, “Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food.” This is a powerful statement! But it's not complete. The truth is that not all foods and herbs are good for all people or all conditions. I see many people with hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s disease trying every new diet, detox, herbal fad and thyroid foods they come across. Unfortunately, what they don't realize is that not all foods and herbs, no matter how … [Read more...]

What Cholesterol Levels Can Tell About Your Thyroid

A guest article written by Tom Brimeyer, 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 The topic of high cholesterol levels and the thyroid is one that has been near and dear to my heart for more than a decade now. I have a family history of high cholesterol levels and heart disease and when … [Read more...]

FREE Way To Improve Low Thyroid By Boosting Protein Absorption 10-Fold

A reputable health company is giving away a FREE container of a high quality premium protein. Does it sound to good to be true? But it is really happening! To celebrate selling over 2 million containers of natural protein powder, a reputable health company is giving away a FREE container of award-winning, incredibly delicious metabolism-boosting low carb protein. This is pretty incredible, as this is absolutely an extremely valuable, premium product made only with natural ingredients and the … [Read more...]

Thyroid Coaching Helps When You Feel Stuck With Your Treatment

It is not a secret that so many patients with hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s disease are not happy and some of them are extremely ill whether they are on thyroid treatment or not. Half of the people with thyroid disorders are not diagnosed and don’t even know they have a thyroid disease. Others don’t do well on the standard treatment with T4-only thyroid drugs and face many problems when trying to find a way to get better. For many this has been going on for years… So, what do you do if … [Read more...]

A Little-Known Factor That Contributes To Weight Gain

Water retention is an accumulation of excess fluid in the body tissues and is one of little-known factors that contributes to weight gain. What many people don't know is that fluid retention is a common symptom of low thyroid function. In hypothyroid patients fluids have a tendency to accumulate in the feet, ankles, hands, wrist, fingers, face and abdomen and it can be severe. The typical manifestations and signs are puffy eyes and face, swollen hands and legs as well as weight gain due to … [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...]

Why Hypothyroid Patients Should Never Ignore High Reverse T3 Levels

Reverse T3 is a valuable thyroid marker that most doctors unfortunately never test their patients for. However, just because conventional medicine doesn’t recognize its importance, it doesn’t mean that elevated reverse T3 cannot cause or contribute to your hypothyroid symptoms and should be ignored. In fact, since reverse T3 (rT3) is seldom evaluated and taken into account when choosing thyroid treatment, you may be at risk to never get a chance to recover from hypothyroidism and find out the … [Read more...]

Are You On The Right Type Of Thyroid Medication?

Thyroid replacement therapy is often the necessary step to restore low thyroid function in people with hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s disease. While thyroid drugs are not intended to correct underlying causes of thyroid dysfunction, using the right type of thyroid medication is critical for improving hypothyroid symptoms and getting back to normal. If you are taking the wrong type of thyroid medication there should be no surprise that your hypothyroid and Hashimoto’s symptoms are not … [Read more...]

7 Huge Improvements That Happen To Hashimoto’s Patients On Elimination Diet

Many people with autoimmune Hashimoto’s disease wonder what they can do to see their symptoms improve quickly. This is especially challenging when you were told that no treatment is necessary because you have Hashimoto’s without hypothyroidism. When Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is diagnosed at an early stage but a person hasn’t developed hypothyroidism just yet, conventional medical doctors often choose a “wait and watch” approach and don’t prescribe any treatment. However, many patients already … [Read more...]

The Most Thyroid Harmful Ingredient In Your Cooking Oils

A guest article by Tom Brimeyer, a Functional Medicine Practitioner and Author of Hypothyroidism Revolution and Hypothyroidism Exercise Revolution programs Today I want to talk about a very important but confusing topic that has a much bigger impact on your thyroid than you realize. There is a lot of confusing and false information that continues to circulate across the globe regarding what fats and oils are truly healthy. Unfortunately, you and millions of other people have been led to … [Read more...]