Did you know that reverse T3 “steals” you active T3 hormones and convert them back to inactive T4? So no matter what you do or even how much medication you take, if you have elevated levels of reverse T3 (rT3) you will continue to struggle with variety of low thyroid symptoms like weight gain, hair loss, depression and fatigue. Let me share with you 3 main things you can do to lower your reverse T3 and increase T3 naturally – the ultimate hormone you need to feel great
Have you ever experienced mental fatigue? Hard to focus, getting distracted, rereading something couple of times just to make sense of it, being overwhelmed with small decisions and tasks and relaying on coffee and snacks to keep you ‘awaken’ and productive? Low energy, physical fatigue and difficulty in waking up in the morning are very common with under-active thyroid but lack of mental clarity is a thing too. You are not crazy, brain fog is real. Let’s take a look what is causing it and how you can get rid of it.
If you feel fatigue, anxious, gaining weight and can’t sleep well with no particular reason – check your thyroid! Thyroid hormones affect every cell in your body. They influence both your physical and mental health. Approximately 1 in 8 women will be affected by a thyroid condition at some point in their lives. Developing thyroid disorder is more common in women between age 20 and 30 and during menopause. Here is a brief summary how thyroid affects your wellbeing why it’s so often misdiagnosed and what’s is the one big mistake in thyroid treatment?
There are great chances you are not and this is because of few reasons: Also, if you are interested how much iodine you can lose daily when exercising check out my other post here. The most common iodine sources but not the best ones Eggs and milk are usually advertised as a good iodine source.Continue reading “Are you getting enough iodine? Iodine deficiency symptoms and why you need it?”
If you want to heal your underactive thyroid, make sure you are getting enough iron and your ferritin levels are at optimal level. Find out about iron absorption from animal and plant sources and optimal ferritin level according to functional medicine lab ranges.
Popularity of keto diet is rising. There are of course certain benefits of keto diet but in my opinion, keto may not be that safe for your thyroid in long term, especially if you struggle with underactive thyroid. You may be confused why sometimes keto is recommended to treat Hashimoto’s. Mostly it’s because it can help to manage inflammation. However, it’s not always true
Did you know that restrictive diet and strenuous workouts can make your thyroid even worse? There is no quick fix or magic pill. Withour fixing your thyroid first, weight loss can be a real challenge. Here are some tips how to start
There are certain foods considered as healthy that are not that healthy if it comes to thyroid. Or if you don’t know how to counteract their negative effect, you may be slowly damaging your thyroid. Let’s start with the most common and most controversial one at the same time – soy! Honestly, I haven’t seen any other food with so many different opinions as I’ve heard about soy.