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Is Thyroid Medication Dangerous?

I was recently asked this question by a potential patient and her husband. She had just been diagnosed with Hashimoto’s and they were considering alternative treatment options. This sounds like a very simple straightforward question, and from the perspective of most doctors, the answer to whether or not thyroid medication is dangerous is a simple … Continue reading

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7 Misconceptions about Healthy Eating

Every patient that steps into my office gets asked about what they eat. New patient paperwork includes a section asking what is typically eaten for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. I also ask whether or not she is satisfied with her current diet. It’s easy to make suggestions when someone’s eating a typical Standard American … Continue reading

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The Thyroid Part 7 – Nutrition for Thyroid Health

I hope you’ve been learning a lot of new information about the importance of the thyroid and thyroid health through this series of blogs. We’ve gone over the basics, talked about optimal blood tests to determine the health of the thyroid gland, discussed when medication is necessary long-term versus short-term, how non-autoimmune  hypothyroidism differs from … Continue reading

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The Thyroid Part 6 – Graves’ Disease: My 3 Recommendations

Last week we talked about autoimmune hypothyroidism (called Hashimoto’s) and this week we’ll be discussing autoimmune hyperthyroidism (called Graves’ disease).  There are certain conditions that I absolutely want to shout from the rooftops about and share the solutions that naturopathic medicine has to offer for them.  This is not only because the solutions are so … Continue reading

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The Thyroid Part 5 – Hashimoto’s: It’s More Than Just Your Thyroid

Hashimoto’s is the most common autoimmune disease around.  It is so common that it’s probably more often though of first as a thyroid condition and secondarily as an autoimmune issue.  If you’ve been diagnosed with Hashimoto’s, you’ll have much greater success in reversing the disease process and feeling awesome if you think of it first … Continue reading

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