Recently, I received an important question that inspired something of a deep dive. It went like this: “Hi, Dr. C., I’m desperate to lower my thyroid antibodies, lose weight, and feel better. What would be the ultimate list of supplements to help?”
For decades I’d wished that the answer was yes but I never saw any convincing evidence. I’m going to explain to you why I’ve changed my mind. Sure, I’d heard stories of a person here or there who felt that diet cured them. Yet for any given diet, I heard […]
Thyroid antibodies, and figuring out if you can (and should) lower them, is a complex topic that deserves an understandable answer. So, today, I want to help you do exactly that.
Hi Dr. C, “My functional medicine doctor says my T3 is too low but when he raises my dose my TSH gets too low but my T3 does not go up. What can I do?” Lorraine
It’s frustrating when you know that something feels wrong, but your tests aren’t showing it. Today’s article is all about symptoms and thyroid lab tests, and what you should do if your labs say you’re normal, or even optimal, but you still don’t feel quite right.