You have been struggling with some strange symptoms, like unexplained weight gain (you are definitely not pregnant), feeling very tired all the time, and sleeping for all hours of the day. Someone then suggested that you have your thyroid tested, or you make an appointment to see your doctor. It makes sense, so you do […]
I recently obtained a copy of Johnny Bowden’s book “The 150 Healthiest Foods On Earth”, and it is a monster-size book of over 700 pages. As a Hashimoto’s patient who is focused on getting my health back, my diet has been my focus for the last couple of months. And this book’s title grabbed my […]
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 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.
Research has shown that there is a strong link between vitamin D and hypothyroidism. Let’s have a look at what it means if you have an underactive thyroid or Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. Today I want to look at vitamin D and what vitamin D deficiency means for hypothyroid and Hashimoto’s patients. I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s […]