Recently, I received an important question that inspired something of a deep dive. It went like this: “Hi, Dr. C., I’m desperate to lower my thyroid antibodies, lose weight, and feel better. What would be the ultimate list of supplements to help?”
Can Brazil nuts cause you to lose your hair? The short answer? No. However, I recently read something suggesting exactly that. As with most things that contain a grain of truth, or misunderstanding of a concept (keep reading to see where this idea came from), it inspired me to put […]
From what we know, your thyroid needs iodine, so how is it possible that iodine could do it harm? This is a question I get all of the time, and I am more than happy to break it down for you in greater detail. So, let’s get to it.
Hyperthyroidism is the condition in which the body has too much thyroid hormone. It might seem like too much would be a blessing for those who suffer from too little, but it is not.
If too much iodine can cause thyroid disease, how do you know if you are getting too much? It is a logical question, and thankfully there are ways to test. However, most tests are not accurate, and in many cases, testing is not helpful. This article will help you decide […]
A large number of people with thyroid disease have little or no thyroid function of their own. People don’t make significant amounts of thyroid hormone when: