Posts Tagged ‘hypothyroidism’

Exhausted: The Surprising Reasons

Exhausted: The Surprising Reasons

Are you exhausted? I mean totally wore out. How can that be? You just slept all night but you woke up tired. Believe it or not, the problem can be blamed on other things than your thyroid. You might think this is crazy since your fatigue has been unbearable since your diagnosis of thyroid disease,…

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How Vitamin D Effects Hypothyroidism

How Vitamin D Effects Hypothyroidism

The following two articles were written live from the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 2017 Annual Meeting in Austin, TX. MPR will be reporting news on the latest findings from leading experts in endocrinology. The first article covers how a vitamin D deficiency combined with autoimmune subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH) can create higher TSH levels with…

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How Nutrition Can Ease Thyroid Disease

How Nutrition Can Ease Thyroid Disease

Nutrition is one of the best ways to ease the symptoms of thyroid disease. The hormones it secretes are responsible for most vital functions of the body.  Many who suffer from a thyroid disorder seek out a conventional doctor for treatment but what many don’t realize is that naturopathic medicine can play an important supportive role…

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Old Natural Thyroid Treatment that Doctors Hate

Old Natural Thyroid Treatment that Doctors Hate

There is an old natural thyroid treatment that doctors hate. It’s called Armour Thyroid. In this article, Maureen McFadden shares a thyroid patients’ story about how her doctor would tell her all her thyroid levels were great! But, whycouldn’t she walk or do any of the activities she enjoyed? The author goes on to state…

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Exercising with Hypothyroidism

Exercising with Hypothyroidism

Exercising with hypothyroidism is a difficult task. However, we all know how exercise can benefit us. The joint and muscle pain, the fatigue, and the shortness of breath all make exercising an activity we try to avoid. To help you get started or to encourage you to continue, Anindita Ghosh has some suggestions on the…

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Healthy Skin Needs A Healthy Thyroid

Healthy Skin Needs Healthy Thyroid

Healthy skin is a look everyone wants to have, however having healthy skin is can be a challenge. If you have thyroid disease, you are likely to be dealing with several skin issues. Most of those with thyroid issues deal with dry skin, dry scalp and hair, edema (i.e.bloating), dry weak brittle nails, and puffy…

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Is Low Thyroid Function Linked to Fibromyalgia and CFS

Low Thyroid Function-Fibromyalgia-CFS

Low thyroid function creates a lot of controversy, both with patients and health care providers. Many of the symptoms of thyroid disease mimic other diseases including fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Ok, great! So, how do you know what you are dealing with? Unfortunately, that’s where the problems really start. Fatigue, lethargy, mental sluggishness, difficulty…

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Thyroid Medications: Is One Better Than Another?

Thyroid Medications

Thyroid Medications are in the news this week. Here’s the question: is one medication better than another? I guess that depends on who you ask. Here’s one doctor’s view of Armour Thyroid: Just like there are short people and tall people and plump people and thinpeople, there are differences between pigs. Every pig’s thyroid isn’t…

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Nagging Symptoms of Hypothyroidism

Nagging Symptoms of Hypothyroidism

The nagging symptoms of hypothyroidism can be annoying at best to debilitating at the worst. About 15 percent of the 10-12 million people in the U.S. with hypothyroidism, or an underactive thyroid, continue to feel sick despite following the standard of care recommended by the American Thyroid Association. Physicians routinely prescribe levothyroxine, a synthetic thyroid…

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Hashimotos Disease: What You Need to Know

Hashimoto's Disease

Hashimoto’s Disease, also known as Hashimotos thyroiditis or chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis, it is an autoimmune disorder which is one of the leading causes of hypothyroidism. An autoimmune disease occurs when the bodys immune system attacks the body tissues. Specifically for Hashimotos disease, the immune system attacks the thyroid, a small gland located at the base…

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