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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T3 Thyroid Hormone Therapy

T3 therapy for hypothyroidism is a treatment many of us have a very difficult time getting.  However, new research shows that patients with hypothyroidism who were on long-term Synthroid (thyroxine T4) treatment despite not responding well saw improved outcomes after switching to combination triiodothyronine (T3) and T4 therapy, according to a researcher in Orlando. “While…

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It’s fall and that means flu shot season, but if you have hypothyroidism, is getting a flu shot your smartest choice?  Yes, I know; everyone tells you to get a flu shot: your insurance company sends you reminders, your employer encourages you to a flu shot and your health care provider also advises you to get your flu…

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If you are one of the many people in the world who suffer from thyroid problems, here is an easy and effective tonic that will help get your thyroid back to normal and ease those annoying hypothyroidism symptoms. This article was first published on http://www.healthyfoodhouse.com/easy-and-effective-tonic-for-the-thyroid/ There are numerous foods and nutrients that make large contribution to the…

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Issue # 232  August 28, 2014 Welcome to KnowYourThyroid. Today, Jen Wittman from Thyroid Loving Care will explain why you have a tendency to freak out when you are hypothyroid. Enjoy! Corri Are you having a hypothyroid freak out? 10 ways to push the reset button Written by Jen Wittman, Founder of Thyroid Loving Care I…

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Issue #205  May 26, 2014 Welcome to KnowYourThyroid. Happy Memorial Day! I hope everyone enjoys the holiday and remember to thank our veterans. Today, we are talking about selenium. Several months ago I read about this mineral and how it will help if you are hypothyroid. So, I tried it. I am happy to report,…

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Issue # 202  May 12, 2014 Welcome to KnowYourThyroid. Today, Louise O’Connor is talking about green tea. We all have heard about how good green tea is for us.  However, if you are hypothyroid, just like anything else, you need to know where your tea comes from so you can avoid the toxins that can damage  your thyroid. Enjoy! Corri   Why green tea…

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Issue # 192 April 7, 2014 Welcome to KnowYourThyroid. I hope everyone is well. Today, Dr. Williams is going to talk about how plastics are changing our lives and damaging our health. There has been a lot of attention paid to this subject lately. Enjoy. Corri Your Health On Plastics: Endocrine Disruptors in Your Body & the Environment…

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Issue #188 March 20, 2014 Welcome to KnowYourThyroid. Welcome to Spring, warmer weather is just around the corner. For many of us, this has been one long winter and I am glad it’s over. I’m sure most of you agree! Today, Bette Dowdell is going to talk about hyperthyroidism. This topic is near and dear to me. I have…

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Issue #186 March 13, 2014 Welcome to KnowYourThyroid. I hope everyone is enjoying the spring weather. I know I am. Today, Anne Krueger from Health.com has a list of symptoms that are common with thyroid disease. She also explains why a symptom could be a thyroid issue and not another health issue (or it could be both).  19 Signs Your Thyroid Isn’t…

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