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Is High Estrogen Causing Your Hypothyroid Symptoms?

 

Hands up if you’ve ever felt hormonal!

If you are or have ever been a cycling woman, the answer is heck yeah! Every day, your reproductive hormones are at different levels. Follicle stimulating hormone, luteinizing hormone,  testosterone, and your cycle superstars, estrogen and progesterone, all change levels on a daily basis.

So, girlfriend, you’re allowed to feel hormonal!

 

What About Your Thyroid Hormones?

Do they fluctuate throughout the month like your reproductive hormones?

Not even close!

Your thyroid hormone production is pretty consistent on a...

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Is Your Thyroid Problem Really Your Thyroid's Fault?

hypothyroid thyroid Jul 12, 2020

When it comes to optimal thyroid health, it takes a village!

This master gland of yours is powerful by itself, but your thyroid needs support from your whole body to work like it needs to. If your other hormones and body systems aren’t working well, they’ll make your thyroid look bad. And guess who gets the blame?

Yep, your thyroid! Poor guy!

If you’re on a medication to support your thyroid, or think you need one, there isn’t a dose high enough that will help you if you don’t find the root cause…or causes…to what’s actually causing your...

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I've Been Diagnosed with Hypothyroidism! Now What?

Have you ever been relieved to receive a diagnosis? Have you ever wanted to scream, “See I told you so! I knew something was wrong!” Maybe you DID scream it out!

Despite the fact that you now have a new line of diagnosis codes on your medical charts, you also have a renewed sense of peace knowing that all the symptoms you’ve been experiencing aren’t just in your head. So many women with hypothyroidism have their symptoms dismissed, are told they're overreacting, or that their symptoms are normal for their age or stage in life by other...

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Hypothyroidism vs. Hashimoto's: What's the Difference?

If you haven’t been diagnosed with a thyroid disorder, you know someone who has. Thyroid disorders are common, and about 12% of Americans will experience abnormal thyroid function at some point during their lives. If you’re really into numbers, here are some that might surprise you:

  • An estimated 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease.
  • Up to 60 percent of those with thyroid disease are unaware of their condition.
  • About 4.6% of the U.S. population (12 years old and older) has hypothyroidism.
  • Women are five to eight times more likely than men to have thyroid...
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