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 […]
Your thinking impacts your body
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 […]
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 […]
T4 treatment for hypothyroidism is not enough
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.
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 […]
9 Causes of Hypothyroidism
There are 9 reasons why you may have an underactive thyroid.
The 6 Thyroid Blood Tests (plus one you probably haven’t done)
When you experience symptoms, such as extreme fatigue, weight gain, low or no libido, and dry skin, and you go to see your doctor, your doctor will likely suspect your thyroid gland to be at the center of the symptoms. Your doctor will order blood tests to determine if the thyroid gland is not working […]