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Ep. 114 Dr Amy Myers: Candida, Quitting Sugar And Nutrient Deficiencies

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Get the latest episode delivered straight to your inbox... Hey, Thyroid Nation (Thrivers, Warriors and Survivors), In Episode #114, we talk with special guest, Amy Myers, MD. She is a renowned leader in Functional Medicine and two-time New York Times Bestselling author of The Autoimmune Solution and The Thyroid Connection. She has been featured on The Dr. Oz Show, The New York Post, Women’s Health, Huffington Post, and more. She has helped hundreds of thousands recover from chronic illness through her dietary-based program, The Myers…

Do Chronic Fatigue And Exercise Go Together

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Nicole shares her thoughts on being able to exercise if you suffer with chronic fatigue symdrome. Nicole Nichols, SparkPeople Thyroid Nation It's important for people with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) to work in conjunction with their health care providers to start a healthy, reasonable exercise program. Physical activity should be gentle and should be increased slowly over time (in terms of frequency, intensity and duration). Some good examples include yoga, Tai Chi, Pilates, walking, stretching, light strength training and water exercise (ie:…

Very Berry Breakfast Smoothie — Nutrient Thyroid Bomb

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Kate Bishop, Guest Thyroid Nation Recipe: Very Berry Breakfast Smoothie This is hands down my favourite breakfast smoothie. This morning I woke up nice and early, and when I saw it was warm out I decided to celebrate the dawn of summer with a very berry smoothie. This is essentially a strawberry based smoothie, but what turns it into that Hulk colour is the key ingredient: spinach. Now, I know that spinach isn’t everyone’s go-to smoothie ingredient and could be…

Is Ingesting Essential Oils Good For Your Thyroid Health

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Plant Therapy, Guest Thyroid Nation Ingesting Essential Oils - Yay Or Nay? Can essential oils be ingested? Yes? No? Sometimes? Maybe? Yep, that about sums it up. You are probably getting a different answer everywhere you look. You will find people who are adamant for ingesting essential oils and people who are equally as adamant that you should not ingest essential oils. Who is right? Who should you listen to? I am going to be discussing what an essential oil…

My Thyroid Disease Journey And Finding The Right Endocrinologist

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Sebastian Kern, Contributor Thyroid Nation Greetings my fellow Thyroid Thrivers… Long time, no speak. It’s been a while since I last checked in. In fact, it’s been so long that I don’t actually remember when the last time was. Ironically, as I sit here and write this, I got a Facebook notification that today marks two years since I was honored with the title of Thyroid Thriver here on thyroidnation.com. It's Been A Crazy Ride Two years, how crazy is…

How An Incompetent Thyroid Doctor Stole My Life From Me

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  In July 2015 I was diagnosed with Graves' Disease. A year before, I knew something was wrong with me. It started with edema in my legs and feet, then exhaustion, high anxiety, feeling sick all the time, and insomnia. Every joint in my body hurt. I went to see my family doctor countless times, and was eventually diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Cindy McLaughlin, Thyroid Thriver Thyroid Nation 46 years-old Canada Diagnosed with Graves' Disease in 2015  Doctor didn't believe me…

My Unwanted Relation With Mr. Hashimoto – A Letter

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A heartfelt letter from the Founder of Thyroid Nation about living with Hashimoto's Disease, inspired by Donna Lynne-Larson, and her wonderful Hashimoto's Film!  If you aren't being heard, speak your truth by sharing this article with friends, family members and most importantly, your healthcare professional! Mr. Hashimoto wants to have a fling with me… and my thyroid. But I will not surrender my body or soul to him. Oh, he wants me to, be sure of that. He even pretends…

Ep. 108 Dr. Fiona McCulloch On How Thyroid Health Relates To PCOS

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Get the latest episode delivered straight to your inbox... Hey, Thyroid Nation (Thrivers, Warriors and Survivors), In Episode #108, we talk with special guest, board certified Naturopathic Doctor who has been in practice since 2001 in Toronto, Canada, Dr. Fiona McCulloch, founder and owner of White Lotus Naturopathic. We Discuss: Her story with PCOS and thyroid issues Her view on why so many thyroid patients are still suffering What is PCOS and symptoms PCOS, Thyroid, and Insulin Resistance Autoimmune Thyroid and PCOS TSH levels and PCOS Subclinical Hypothyroidism: Is…

The Scalloped Tongue, The Thyroid And Deficiencies

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In ancient times a doctor would use your tongue as a diagnostic tool. The first thing they would do is ask you to stick out your tongue. They believed that the condition of your tongue was the primary indicator of your health. But since the advent of modern diagnostic equipment, doctors have gotten away from this natural indicator and rely more on expensive high-tech tests. Today only time a doctor asks you to stick out your tongue is to see if…

Causes And Treatment For Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

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Struggling with weight gain? Fatigue? Hair loss? Constipation? Unexplained infertility? Foggy thinking/poor memory? Mary Vance, NC, Guest Thyroid Nation It’s estimated that over 20 million Americans have a thyroid disease/disorder, and it’s more common in women than men. If you’ve been diagnosed with hypothyroidism (low thyroid function), listen up: did you know there is a greater than 90 percent chance that you actually have an autoimmune thyroid condition called Hashimoto’sThyroiditis? It’s treated much differently than primary hypothyroidism conditions because the immune…
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