The link between blood sugar levels, thyroid hormone levels, and your energy

Fatigue is a symptom that can have many underlying causes. While too little thyroid hormones (T4, T3 or both) could be cause, what if your thyroid hormones levels are “normal”?  What then? Hello cortisol. You may know cortisol as your stress-coping hormone.  Did you know that your cells contain mitochondria, which is like the cell’s energy […]

Disrupters of the balance between Free T3 and Reverse T3

Free T3 hormones are the active hormones that our cells can use for energy and other metabolic functions. Reverse T3 plays an important role, in keeping the balance in our body and ensuring that there are not too many T4 thyroid hormones in your body. But some things can throw this balance out.  According to […]

The essential thyroid blood labs you must ask for

If you want to have a complete view of the status of your thyroid gland, you must ask for the following thyroid lab tests: TSH Free T4 Free T3 TPO antibodies TG antibodies Reverse T3 (if you have been under severe stress or recently had surgery) Iron & Ferritin (technically not a thyroid lab test, but […]