What is T4 and T3: The Complete Guide

What is T4 and T3

[Last updated 10th October, 2017]

T4 and T3 are important hormones produced by the thyroid gland.

Unfortunately, several thyroid conditions can cause abnormal levels in the blood.

This article will explain the actions of T4 and T3 and how to interpret test results. [Discover More…]

Is Low Carb Bad For Hypothyroidism?

Is a low carb diet bad for hypothyroidism?

[Last updated 29th September, 2017]

Hypothyroidism is becoming increasingly more common in Western countries.

One of the main symptoms of this hormone disorder is a slower metabolism and gradual weight gain.

Low carb and ketogenic diets have emerged as popular approaches to weight loss, at least in otherwise healthy individuals. But there is some controversy over the safety of these eating patterns for hypothyroidism.

This article reviews the scientific evidence available. [Discover More…]

Hashimoto’s Disease: Your Guide For Living With Hypothyroidism

HASHIMOTO'S DISEASE HYPOTHYROIDISM GUIDE

[Last updated 10th October, 2017]

There’s a lot of information online about hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s disease.

Some of it is accurate and unbiased… but most isn’t.

This guide summarises the best recommendations from both science-based and alternative medicine, all in one place. [Discover More…]

14-Day Meal Plan For Hypothyroidism and Weight Loss – Week 2

MEAL PLAN FOR HYPOTHYROIDISM week 2

[Last updated 29th September, 2017]

This is the second week of The 14-Day Meal Plan For Hypothyroidism and Weight Loss.

It is fundamental that you start with Week 1 first.

As with the first week, you can follow the meal plan exactly or choose the meals you enjoy most and add them into your current eating pattern.

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13 Signs of An Underactive Thyroid: Do You Know What To Look For?

13 Signs of Hypothyroidism Overlooked By Over 20 Million Women

[Last updated 29th September, 2017]

Also known as an underactive thyroid, hypothyroidism is caused by a defect in the thyroid gland that leads to low thyroid hormone levels.

Estimates suggest it affects up to 8.5% of people from Western countries, and around 20 million Americans (1).

What’s more worrying, however, is that up to 60% of people are undiagnosed, often because we don’t realise what the symptoms of an underactive thyroid are.

This is a researched list of the major signs and symptoms to look out for. If you have three or more symptoms, you should check your thyroid hormone levels at the doctor. [Discover More…]