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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]