Thyroid Health

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Hypothyroidism Could Be Stalling Your Weight Loss!

If you’ve been diagnosed with Hashimoto’s disease you already know your thyroid isn’t functioning the way it should. With hypothyroidism often comes one of the biggest laments I hear from women: no matter what they do, they’re having extreme difficulty losing weight. So many women come to me in despair when they’ve been diagnosed with […]

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What is TSH? Understanding TSH Levels for Thyroid Health

So many women come through my clinic doors frustrated by symptoms they just can’t shake. Constipation, mood swings, weight gain, hair loss, depression, and indescribable fatigue are just a few things I hear about constantly. And though some of those symptoms may seem relatively minor, when women are dealing with them every single day, they […]

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Thyroid Test — When is the Right Time to Take a Thyroid Test?

Almost twenty years ago, the American College of Physicians, a pretty conservative organization, stunned the medical community by issuing a guideline that women over 50 should have a thyroid test at least once every five years. At that time, most physicians thought that they could diagnose thyroid problems themselves and that testing guidelines were unnecessary. […]

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