Low Thyroid

Success Stories From Health & Healing Subscribers

…scoffed at the idea that low thyroid, which she had read about in Health & Healing, might be a factor. Convinced that her thyroid was at the root of her symptoms, Marlene found a new doctor. He took her off her cholesterol drug and started her on low-dose natural thyroid, niacin, antioxidants,…

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Natural Treatments for Fibromyalgia

…fibromyalgia dramatically improves symptoms. * Measure hormone levels. Women of pre- and postmenopausal age are low not only in estrogen and progesterone but oftentimes in thyroid and adrenal hormones. Addressing hormonal deficiencies has profound effects on a wide range of symptoms. * Re-energize…

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Simple Thyroid Testing You Can Do at Home

…and secretion of thyroid hormones. When thyroid function is low, levels of TSH are abnormally high. Ask your doctor for this thyroid function test if you are experiencing the symptoms of low thyroid we went over last week. Thyroid Testing at Home Blood tests for thyroid aren’t the only…

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7 Signs and Symptoms of Hypothyroidism

…foods I wanted. Within six months, my blood sugar was in the low hundreds, and I had hormones. I feel better than I have in many years. I am still working with my doctor to balance my hormones, weight loss is slow but with my thyroid getting encouraged, I continue to lose weight. Thank you!”…

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Help for Hair Loss

…place. Thinning hair is a hallmark symptom of hypothyroidism, so I suggest you start by having your thyroid hormones checked and, if levels are low, request a prescription for natural (Armour) thyroid. Other bioidentical hormones may also be beneficial. Natural estrogen and progesterone help balance…

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Do You Have Low Thyroid Function?

…natural thyroid hormone. Most conventional doctors use the synthetic thyroid hormone Synthroid to treat low thyroid function. I never prescribe Synthroid to my patients with low thyroid function for one simple reason: Synthroid contains only T4, and T4 is not the only hormone produced by the thyroid

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5 Signs of Hidden Health Problems

…are also okay. Brittle nails may also be caused by low levels of biotin. Fortunately, there’s an easy fix: Biotin supplementation (300 mcg per day) has been shown to increase nail thickness. Extreme nail brittleness may denote thyroid disease and should be evaluated by a doctor. * A burning…

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Treatments for Depression

…are powerful stress busters. At the clinic, we look for and treat underlying conditions that may be linked with depression, such as imbalances in thyroid, adrenal, and sex hormones; heavy metal toxicity; food allergies; insomnia and sleep apnea; and nutritional deficiencies. Pain and other health…

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