Answer for Grave’s Disease Affecting millions of people each year, Grave’s disease is the second most common version of thyroid disease followed only by Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Like Hashimoto’s, Grave’s disease is caused by the immune system attacking the thyroid. Unlike Hashimoto’s, Grave’s disease speeds up the thyroid leading to symptoms […]
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Hyperthyroidism is a condition where the thyroid gland produces too much thyroid hormone. It can also be caused by an overdose of thyroid supplement or by ingesting foods that increase thyroid production or that provoke an autoimmune response. How common is it? While less common than its opposite thyroid condition, […]
I always appreciate whenever someone writes in to ask me a question about their health. I recently received a message from Remy about depression, and I wanted to do a deep dive on the subject to help clear up any confusion – and address some action steps.
How much do you know about your reverse T3? Why is it high and how do you fix it? I have answered this to many patients and trained my doctors in good detail on it, but I’ve never written about it in great detail. In fact, it was on my […]
Your thyroid plays such a tremendous role in your metabolism1. When your thyroid is slow, it can impair your metabolism by up to 30%. In this article, we will discuss how optimizing your exercise routine, TSH levels, and iodine intake can help restore you back to your normal metabolism.
I cannot say it enough: getting your thyroid tested is critical. That’s why I have put together the definitive guide to testing, understanding, and interpreting your thyroid results. If you are worried about thyroid disease, even a little, let me walk you through everything you need to know to get […]
You might not know this, but 40% of women in their 40’s have thyroid nodules. Healing thyroid nodules and learning how to shrink thyroid nodules without surgery is possible, but you need to start by knowing more about it. If you have been concerned about nodules turning into thyroid cancer, […]
When it comes down to it, you are likely wondering what all your thyroid labs might mean – and what they signify for your health. Today, I am going to do a deep dive to break all of that down for you, and to leave you with a clearer picture […]