Chat with us, powered by LiveChat

Healthy Living Guide – Docs and Meds

Use this area to browse through articles, tips and resources about Docs and Meds!

Working with your Medical Doctor(s)

Hypothyroid Most conventional medical doctors are trained to diagnose hypothyroid based on the TSH levels.  Remember that if the thyroid isn’t producing enough thyroid hormones (T4 and T3), the pituitary sends a message to the thyroid to make more by sending out more...

read more

Factors that inhibit T4 to T3 conversion

Some Hashimoto's patients have a difficulty converting T4 to T3. Let’s talk a little about that conversion process and what impairs it. First, let’s quickly review thyroid physiology just so you understand how the hormones are made (you can also watch this video if...

read more
Order Labs

Order Labs

You can order your own labs directly and save thousands! Click Here to Order Labs

read more

Thyroid Nodules

Thyroid nodules are solid or fluid filled lumps that form within your thyroid. They can be single or be in multiples. Often they are not serious and cause no symptoms at all. Most (about 95%) are benign, however thyroid cancer does appear to be on the rise. This may...

read more

Understanding Thyroid Markers

What are Functional Lab Ranges and Why do we use them? Functional lab ranges are considered those of good health, while typical/standard lab ranges are referred to as disease ranges. In other words, functional ranges compare your values to those of healthy...

read more

​Which thyroid medication is best for you?

We get asked this question a lot. Unfortunately there is not one definitive answer; it all depends on the individual. There is no one “magic” pill and no one size fits all option. Some feel better taking synthetic hormone, which includes things like Synthroid, others...

read more