How To Optimize Your Hypothyroidism Treatment For Weight Loss

Many people with hypothyroidism and autoimmune Hashimoto’s disease struggle with weight gain and have difficulties in losing weight. They know from experience that no matter how hard you exercise and how clean you eat, getting a bikini body becomes impossible when your thyroid is off. But what exactly happens to your body that makes you gain weight? How Hypothyroidism Can Ruin Your Metabolism And Cause Weight Gain 1.Hypothyroidism slows down your metabolism. When your hypothyroidism … [Read more...]

Get Paid To Share Your Experience With Thyroid And Autoimmune Disease

Would you like your voice to be heard? I would like to let you know about this new and exciting opportunity to help thyroid and autoimmune disease research offered by a health research company. ​Patients (14 and +) and Caregivers (family, friends) from USA and Canada of any disability, disorder, syndrome, disease or condition including including thyroid disease, Hashimoto's and Graves' disease, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, diabetes and autoimmune conditions are invited to voice their … [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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]