How To Exercise Smarter And Not Harder If You Have Hypothyroidism

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...]

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...]

Menopause or thyroid?

Menopause is the transition from reproductive to non-reproductive phase which refers to the natural part of the aging and is a normal life stage of every woman. However, there is a large individual variation and each woman experiences menopause in a different way. One woman may go smoothly through these hormonal changes, while another can suffer with many debilitating symptoms until she receives proper treatment. Stages of menopause Perimenopause is a transitional period from a normal to … [Read more...]

You Know That Your Thyroid Is Off When…

Sadly, so many women with thyroid and autoimmune issues feel overwhelmed with their daily activities, responsibilities and housework due to lack of energy and being exhausted all the time... Besides a proper thyroid treatment the only way to keep your sanity and get things done is to set up your priorities straight, plan ahead and get organized. So, if you feel like "I just don't know how to do it all" then say hello to a stress-less homemaking! Check out the Ultimate Homemaking Bundle … [Read more...]

How YOU Can Help Hashimoto’s Research Project Improve Lives Of Thousands Thyroid Patients

As a Hashimoto’s patient you may be well aware that without new studies and reliable research data we may never change the way our current standard medical care treats hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s patients. I am happy to tell you that today you have a rare opportunity to make your personal contribution to a Hashimoto’s research project and voice your opinion. Furthermore, a health communication researcher asks to share your experience with autoimmune thyroid disease and how it affects one … [Read more...]

How Estrogen Dominance Can Ruin Your Thyroid Health

In the medical world high estrogen levels refer to the estrogen dominance which is a condition where the amount of estrogen is not balanced by a sufficient amount of progesterone. Estrogen is a "female" hormone that occurs naturally in both men and women. There are three major types of estrogen: estradiol, estrone and estriol that are produced in the proportion 15/15/70 by the woman’s body. All three hormones are necessary for optimal health, however high levels of estrogen can cause many … [Read more...]

Thyroid Healing: Why We Don’t Heal And How We Can

Working to improve your thyroid health is not always easy. In fact, contrary to a common belief that thyroid problems are simple and easy to treat, most of the time it can be difficult. It starts from being properly diagnosed, when many people cannot get it right for years going from one doctor to another. And continues with one-fit-all treatment approach that conventional medicine has to offer and fails for most patients to produce the results they want. Doctors solely rely on TSH or in the … [Read more...]

How Hypothyroidism Affects The Quality Of YOUR Life?

Hypothyroidism affects quality of life in many different ways. All parts of the body work as an entity. Upon slowing down of the thyroid gland and low thyroid hormone production the body goes into the energy preserving mode. This affects the function of all organs including muscles, gut, brain, adrenals and heart causing a variety of symptoms that are different from person to person. Never the less, there is subclinical hypothyroidism. As it name suggests it tends to trouble doctors to … [Read more...]

3 Thyroid Related Causes Of Low Back Pain You Need To Know

The symptoms of hypothyroidism can be quite varied from person to person; some may even seem unrelated to thyroid problems and therefore dismissed as irrelevant. However, if a connection to the thyroid is overlooked, any treatment with medication can be ineffective. Many thyroid patients do not realize that the persistent low back pain may be related to hypothyroidism. Often, it becomes chronic because the source of the pain has not been correctly identified. To know how to deal with low … [Read more...]

A Simple Trick How To Lose Weight Without Dieting

I know that if you have hypothyroidism you are very sceptical about the weight loss, especially after struggling for years, trying many diets and “magic tricks” that didn't work to begin with or getting the results that didn't last long. Today I will share with you a simple trick how to lose weight without dieting that works for everyone and every time while it is healthy, legal and even supports your thyroid, adrenals and overall health: You don’t have to take any diet pills, herbs or … [Read more...]

A Hidden Trigger Of Autoimmune Thyroid Disease You Cannot Ignore

Thyroid autoimmune disease occurs as a result of a complex interaction between genetic and environmental factors. While Hashimoto’s disease runs in the family, having family members who have thyroid disease does not necessarily mean that you will get the disease. At the same time, not having genetic predisposition doesn't guarantee that you'll have a thyroid problem. So what puts you and your children at risk for the autoimmune thyroid disease such as Hashimoto’s? There is a growing number … [Read more...]

Are You Depressed? Here Is Why It Could Be Your Thyroid

Depression is the most common condition seen in general medical practice. About 10% of people experience depression over a lifetime. Studies show that up to 50% of patients with depression have a physical disorder that is either a direct cause of their depression or a major contributing factor. Successful treatment of the underlying medical condition can bring relief of depression most of the time. Despite this fact, if the medical history does not reveal any obvious cause of depression … [Read more...]

Thyroid Disease And Other Causes Of Insomnia In Women

Sleep disturbance or insomnia is a common disorder when women have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep or both. After headaches and colds it ranks third as the most common complaint in the doctor's office. One out of 8 people seeks professional assistance for chronic insomnia at least once in their life time. Between 49% and 69% of people reported to have occasional sleep disturbances. [Tweet "#Thyroid related #insomnia occurs more frequently in women than men"] Insomnia is closely … [Read more...]

9 Natural Ways to Improve Sleep and Get Back to Sleeping Like a Baby

Guest Post by Karen Brimeyer, Holistic Nutritionist and Functional Medicine Practitioner Are you surprised to learn that there are 84 classifications of sleep disorders? I sure am. In fact, there are over 42 million people suffer from a chronic sleep disorder. But you might be even more surprised to find that the majority of those people are also unknowingly suffering from Leaky Gut. If you want to learn how to improve sleep, read on. You may think that your lack of sleep is no big deal … [Read more...]