Does Borderline Hypothyroidism Require Treatment?

Subclinical hypothyroidism, also called mild thyroid failure or borderline hypothyroidism is diagnosed when thyroid hormone levels are within normal reference range but TSH is mildly elevated. While this condition affects between 4% and 10% of the population it is more common in women than men and its prevalence increases with age. Between 7% and 26% of the elderly have borderline hypothyroidism. Studies show that thyroid antibodies can be detected in 80% of patients with borderline … [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...]

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 cholesterol 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 I was younger and didn’t … [Read more...]

Try These New Ways To Support Your Thyroid Naturally

As the end of the year 2018 is quickly approaching, you may look back and ask yourself  whether it was a good year for your thyroid and overall health. I know that many hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's patients were not satisfied with the results of their conventional thyroid treatment. If you are one of them then may be now is the right time to start looking for alternative and complementary thyroid treatments and try natural thyroid support. Today I would like to share with you 2 great … [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...]

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 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 Recover From Hypothyroidism By Restoring Your Thyroid Hormone Pathway

Have you ever wondered why so many people who become hypothyroid never fully recover? This happens to so many people despite trying different types and brands of thyroid medication, supplements, diets, natural remedies and making lifestyle changes… The problem with most thyroid treatments is that they don’t take into consideration how efficiently thyroid hormones are used by your body. In best case they just focus on supplying thyroid hormones in a synthetic or natural form but don’t pay any … [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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]