Author : Adele du Rand

The fillers used in Eythyrox and Eltroxin tablets

Over the last 2 years, both pharmaceutical companies changed the ingredients of Euthyrox and Eltroxin. The active ingredient, levothyroxine sodium, is the same. But what makes up the rest of the tablets? I have been using Euthyrox for about 10 years.  Then, about 2 years ago, they changed the formula.  While the active ingredient was […]

When to take your thyroid medication

Many thyroid patients take their thyroid pills every day as prescribed, yet they don’t feel better.  Today I want to look at the factors that impact how your thyroid medication is absorbed, or not.   When I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism in 2003, my doctor never told me that I would be taking my thyroid medication […]

Hypothyroid? 5 questions to ask your doctor

How do you know if you are receiving the best advice and support from your doctor?  Here are 5 questions you can (and should) ask your doctor if you are struggling with the symptoms of an underactive thyroid.  If you don’t have time to read the post, don’t worry!  Then simply watch the video!  You […]

What is Reverse T3? And does it matter?

When you are struggling with an underactive thyroid and your symptoms are not getting better, you may have high levels of Reverse T3.   Reverse T3 (also written as rT3) is one of those thyroid tests that most doctors will not request. I believe that many conventional doctors do not understand the value of the test, […]