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5 Foods to Avoid with Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism is a difficult condition to manage, and the foods you eat have the ability to interfere with your treatment. Not only do certain nutrients have a direct influence on the function of your thyroid gland, but some foods (even ones considered vital to good health) can inhibit your body’s ability to properly absorb the  Read more…

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4 Common Underlying Causes of Thyroid Disorders

Thyroid disorders seem to becoming more common in this country. In fact, according to the American Thyroid Association (ATA), an estimated 20 million Americans have a thyroid disorder, and of those, 60% may be completely unaware they have it. The ATA also warns that undiagnosed thyroid disease puts thousands of people at risk for serious  Read more…

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Is Hypothyroidism to Blame for Your Insomnia?

If you have hypothyroidism, you know firsthand that a tiny gland can be a big troublemaker. Besides causing dry itching skin, a tendency toward feeling cold, and general fatigue, untreated hypothyroidism may also be responsible for your inability to get regular, restorative sleep. There is something ironic (if not a bit unfair) about a condition  Read more…

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How Adrenal Stress Affects Thyroid Health

Unless you happen to lead a very charmed life, you most likely experience your fair share of stress. And while you understand it’s bad for your health – do you know exactly how stress affects your thyroid? Stress is one of the biggest influences on your adrenal glands, and the health of your adrenal glands  Read more…

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How to know if you are autoimmune!

How to know if you are autoimmune! How do you know if you’re autoimmune?  How do you know if your immune system is attacking your body?  Well…we just talked about the fact that we run tests, specifically TPO and TGB antibodies, to see if you have an autoimmune thyroid or Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, along with the  Read more…

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Lab Testing Ranges are EXTREMELY Broad!

Why do you still have thyroid symptoms when your lab tests are normal? Why do you have still have thyroid symptoms when your TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone) is between .35 to 5.0 which is the “normal lab range”? Most likely, your M.D. has only ordered one thyroid test, which is TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone). If  Read more…

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