Blood testing for hypothyroidism: Functional ranges versus lab ranges

Did your blood test for hypothyroidism say you’re fine even though you suffer from fatigue, brain fog, hair loss, depression, or weight gain? Does your doctor say your thyroid condition “doesn’t exist.” Many doctors dismiss thyroid symptoms because of an incomplete blood test or ranges that are too wide. In functional medicine, however, we use […]

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What causes anxiety when you have Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism?

Suffering from anxiety is like being held prisoner in a place where worry infuses every thought, your heart pounds, and the world seems jarring and disorienting. With anti-anxiety medications among the most commonly prescribed drugs in the United States, Americans are clearly suffering. Though medications relieve the symptoms, they don’t address the cause. Some causes […]

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Lesser known causes of anxiety

Suffering from anxiety is like being held prisoner in a place where worry infuses every thought, your heart pounds, and the world seems jarring and disorienting. With anti-anxiety medications among the most commonly prescribed drugs in the United States, Americans are clearly suffering. Though medications relieve the symptoms, they don’t address the cause. Some causes […]

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