What Are Thyroid Antibodies?

What Are Thyroid Antibodies? Unless you’ve been in a biology or immunology class recently, you may not be familiar with antibodies. Antibodies are a normal part of our immune system. Your body makes them in order to “tag” or “mark” foreign bacteria or viruses that are harmful. Once tagged, your immune system can recognize these foreign invaders and […]

How To Exercise For Your Thyroid

Is your current exercise routine sabotaging your thyroid health? If you have a thyroid condition, you may be experiencing one or more of the following when it comes to exercise: You’re exhausted and can’t imagine attempting exercise or even making it to the gym You’re making exercise a regular habit but you find that it […]

Three reasons you still have symptoms on Synthroid

Synthroid (also know as levothyroxine) is a synthetic form of T4 and the most common medication prescribed for hypothyroidism. Unfortunately, many people continue to experience chronic and debilitating symptoms of hypothyroidism on Synthroid, including: – fatigue – weight gain – brain fog – hair loss – low mood – and more… There are three BIG […]

Seven Signs This Common Condition Is Causing Your Thyroid Disorder

Hypothyroidism (or low thyroid function) is on the rise and affects 1 in 10 women in North America. The most common cause of hypothyroidism? You may be surprised to know that it’s an autoimmune condition called Hashimoto’s Disease. In Hashimoto’s disease, the immune system produces antibodies against the thyroid. Overtime, this causes damage to the […]

The 3 Thyroid Nutrients I Check In Every Single Patient

Today I want to share 3 specific nutrients that I make sure to check in every single thyroid patient I see. These nutrients tend to be chronically low in most people with thyroid conditions and this alone can be a major contributing factor to symptoms like fatigue, brain fog, hair loss, muscle aches and more. […]

Desiccated Thyroid: An Update

Updated March 2019 Recently I’ve been getting a ton of questions about desiccated thyroid from my thyroid patients and as Naturopathic Doctors have recently gained access to the prescribing of this medication, it’s a great time to do some Q&A. So, here are the top 5 things you need to know about Natural Desiccated Thyroid […]