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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

4 Hypothyroid Symptoms – One Solution And Why 99% Of Doctors Treat It Wrong

Did you know that insomnia, food cravings, fatigue and inability to stick long-term with low carb no sugar diets are the most common effects of hypothyroidism? I am not surprised because I struggled with all of them too until I discovered that all these four major hypothyroid symptoms can be resolved by correcting one underlying problem. The number one root cause of all these symptoms is much deeper than you may think and 99% of doctors and practitioners focus on the wrong thing when they … [Read more...]

This Is Making Thyroid Patients Sicker Every Single Day

...and you are one of them if you have Hashimoto's, Graves any other autoimmune disease, chronic fatigue, depression, fibromyalgia or digestive issues. If you follow my blog for some time you know that I am not a big proponent of Paleo diet and Autoimmune Paleo Protocol. The reason is simple... While it may be helpful to some people Autoimmune Paleo Protocol didn't work for me back in 2012 when I tried it for 8 months Here is why: ▪ I failed to heal my intestine because a restrictive diet … [Read more...]

How To Become Thyroid Symptom-Free

An ultimate goal of any hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's treatment is to become thyroid symptom-free and live a happier healthier life despite thyroid disease. However, I often see that both patients and doctors focus more on the patient's lab test results hoping that optimizing TSH, T4, T3 and other labs will bring desired outcome. In fact, many spend years to find a better brand of thyroid medication, optimize their dose and bring their lab results into the "normal ranges". While this … [Read more...]

Women And Low Thyroid Best Tests

Lab tests help to identify the thyroid problem and make necessary changes to restore the thyroid function. Evaluation of the symptoms combined with appropriate lab testing is the best approach to make a diagnosis. Thyroid tests are recommended for anyone who: suspects thyroid problem, has symptoms of thyroid disease, has a family member with thyroid condition, is a teenage girl who have delayed onset of menstruation, is pregnant, trying to get pregnant or has recently given … [Read more...]

How To Stop Autoimmune Attack On Your Thyroid

Conventional medicine continues to treat Hashimoto’s disease without taking into consideration that it is an autoimmune condition. Shifting of the immune system is the underlying cause of the autoimmune disease when the body’s immune system becomes imbalanced. It is impossible to stop the autoimmune attack on the thyroid gland without understanding the fundamentals and re-balancing the immune system. [Tweet "How to stop #autoimmune attack on your #thyroid"] Two levels of immune response The … [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...]

If You Have This Bug You Want To Get Rid Of It

Helicobacter Pylori or short H pylori is one of the most common worldwide human infections. It can be found in your stomach, digestive tract, oral cavities and dental plucks and is considered as a pathogenic infection that is classified as group 1 carcinogen by the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer. Besides causing many digestive disorders Helicobacter pylori is known to be one of environmental triggers of autoimmunity and leading causes of both … [Read more...]

3 Ways How Coffee Can Heal And Save Your Thyroid

A guest article by Tom Brimeyer, Functional Medicine Practitioner and Author of Hypothyroidism Healing Program and Hypothyroidism Exercise Program In the not so distant past, coffee has been put through the ringer. It’s been called every bad name in the book. Many so-called “health experts” have even gone as far as to label coffee as a highly addictive drug that is equivalent to a number of illegal narcotics. But now, the “coffee” tables have turned because more and more research is being … [Read more...]