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 […]
January is Thyroid Awareness Month. Perfect timing to refocus on your thyroid health. And to start us off this year, I want to get back to basics. The first of the basics is to KNOW YOUR NUMBERS. When last did you have your thyroid labs done? If it was a few months ago, I recommend that […]
We often don’t think about how our mindsets can actually impact our health. What we think impacts what we feel which can have a real impact on your physiology! Here’s an example to illustrate to you how real the impact of your thoughts is on your body: Imagine that you are afraid to speak in […]
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 […]
The well-known “fact” that your metabolism slows down as you get older, is not true! Here is what the latest research found.
T4 medication is the gold standard when it comes to treating hypothyroidism. But research shown that it is rarely enough and patients need a personalised approach.
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 […]
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, […]
There are 9 reasons why you may have an underactive thyroid.
What are thyroid antibodies? And what does it mean if you have thyroid antibodies?