Hashimoto’s and AutoImmune Thyroiditis

Hashimoto’s disease deserves a spot in the conversation about hormone balance, as it’s one of the most common conditions that can cause hormonal burnout and a host of vague symptoms you might attribute to other things. Before we delve into those, however, let’s recap what Hashimoto’s disease is: an autoimmune condition that involves thyroid dysfunction.…

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Madonna My Thyroid, Please

One comment personal trainers hear daily from overweight, middle-aged women is: “I want Madonna arms.” It makes them want to shoot themselves. Actually, um, I want Madonna arms. While she is controversial, chameleonic and doesn’t always comment wisely on her art, she is arguably looking might fine for her age. In fact, I think she…

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Thyroid Questionnaire

I love this questionnaire from Dr. Hotze, another integrative physician. It gets to the heart of whether you should be tested for thyroid dysregulation, even if your conventional doc has dismissed your concerns. I also like to use these questions to build a tracker for how you improve with different therapies, as trial-and-error continues to…

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Madonna My Thyroid, Please

One comment personal trainers hear daily from overweight, middle-aged women is: “I want Madonna arms.” It makes them want to shoot themselves. Actually, um, I want Madonna arms. While she is controversial, chameleonic and doesn’t always comment wisely on her art, she is arguably looking mighty fine for age 52. In fact, I think she…

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