Persistent Thyroid Symptoms! Frustrating right? You feel like you are eating healthy, doing everything right but yet nothing gives. Symptoms persist and you continue to feel worse. Why do these persistent thyroid symptoms not let up in spite of all your hard work? Let’s talk about it… Are You Doing Everything For Your Thyroid But […]
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daily sunshine from the creators of shakeology Hypothyroid Free Mama WHAT IS IT? Daily Sunshine is a delicious, whole-food-based 3-in-1 smoothie formulated by the co-creator of Shakeology, Isabelle Daikeler. Daily Sunshine was designed specifically for kids and their unique dietary needs. We know how hard it is to get kids to eat right, so our […]
Is Blood Sugar Relevant to our Thyroid? You bet it is!! It’s VERY important to know that you don’t have to be diabetic to have blood sugar problems. Our body naturally wants sugar to be stable. Raise it too high or too low and you begin to deal with additional problems like insulin resistance or inflammation. Studies […]
Ever wondered if your Hashimoto’s could be connected to your gut? The answer is an astounding YES! The gut plays such a huge role in auto-immune disease, hypothyroidism, and so many other diseases. It’s considered your second brain for a reason. The gut / health cycle is pretty incredible. Hashimotos and SIBO Hypothyroid Free Mama […]
Ask the experts I had my thyroid removed and have been using Synthroid for almost 30 years with no problem. What foods or vitamins (for example iron) interfere with the absorption of Synthroid? Doctor’s response Aluminum and magnesium containing antacids, calcium carbonate, simethicone, or sucralfate and iron-containing compounds may decrease the absorption of Synthroid; so […]
Vertigo, dizziness and nausea oh my! Have you ever experienced dizziness for no apparent reason and wondered why? I’ve been there and it’s no fun. In my early 20’s I had a severe case of unexplained vertigo. It put me down and out for weeks non functioning and on the couch at all times. I […]
Is Gluten Sensitivity Even Real? I doubted the effects of gluten for a long time, but I learned it’s a very real issue for us. We need to take the symptoms of gluten sensitivity and it’s effects on thyroid very seriously. Molecularly gluten looks like our thyroid gland and when the body mistakes gluten as […]
Believe it or not this is a real issue but what are goitrogens anyway? I had no idea this even existed when I started my quest for a healthy thyroid, but I can tell you I have experienced it for myself and now understand what the symptoms meant. It amazes me that foods, which are […]
Does your TSH seem to be all over the place? First let’s start with what is TSH? TSH is the signal from the pituitary gland that tells the thyroid “hey there we need more hormone”. TSH is produced when the hypothalamus releases a substance called thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH). TRH then triggers the pituitary gland release TSH […]
The Iodine and Hashimoto’s Debate! To supplement or not to supplement – that is the question. While it is true that iodine is literally a necessity for our thyroid to function, too much can also be a big problem. So very careful monitoring along with combining it with selenium is important when supplementing with iodine. […]
Functional Medicine vs Conventional Medicine: What is the DIfference? The are very fundamental differences between today’s Functional Medicine vs Conventional Medicine. Not only in the way they view medication, but also in the way they view the patient, labs, and treatment. Functional medicine tends to dig deeper and look at the cause rather than just […]
Diabetes and Our Thyroid Is there a connection between diabetes and thyroid disease? In short YES! This is where my personal journey began and little did I know that my diabetes, insulin resistance issues were completely related to my thyroid, which were also related to deeper root causes that I had no idea existed at the […]
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How well do you know your thyroid? The thyroid gland is a small, butterfly-shaped gland located in the base of the neck just below the Adam’s apple. Although relatively small, the thyroid gland plays a huge role in our body, influencing the function of many of the body’s most important organs, including the heart, brain, […]