Levothyroxine for Hypothyroidism: What You Need to Know

Levothyroxine for Hypothyroidism- What You Need to Know

Levothyroxine is the preferred medication of choice for treating an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism).

It’s typically taken for a long period of time, if not for life, so there are many important things you should know.

This article looks at how it works, how much you need, and your alternatives if it doesn’t seem to be working. [Discover More…]

What is T4 and T3: The Complete Guide

What is T4 and T3

[Last updated 6th December, 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 6th December, 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…]

7 Weight Loss Tips That DON’T Work If You Have Hypothyroidism

7 Weight Loss Tips That DON’T Work For Hypothyroidism

[Last updated 5th December, 2017]

When it comes to weight loss, there’s a mountain of information to absorb.

Most advice comes from national government guidelines, which are designed for the average healthy person.

But what if you’re not the average person?

Generalised health recommendations don’t always apply to those with medical conditions… Especially an underactive thyroid.

This article looks at 7 popular weight loss tips and why they don’t apply to those with hypothyroidism. [Discover More…]

Hashimoto’s Disease: Your Guide For Living With Hypothyroidism

HASHIMOTO'S DISEASE HYPOTHYROIDISM GUIDE

[Last updated 9th November, 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…]