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Hypothyroidism and Depression – Is There a Connection?

​Is there a connection between hypothyroidism and depression?

Will taking thyroid medication reduce or even eliminate depression symptoms?

Do you still have depression even though you are on thyroid medication?

In this article, I will discuss the connection between hypothyroidism and depression, how thyroid medications can often help both conditions, and other causes of depression that you should consider...

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Is TSH Enough

Is a TSH Enough to Test Your Thyroid?

​Most medical providers have been trained to only check the TSH when monitoring thyroid function.

​But is th​e TSH enough to ​test your thyroid?  Is it enough to monitor whether you are on the right dose or right type of thyroid medication?

The answer is a definite "no" and I will explain why in this article...

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Low Dose Naltrexone for Hashimoto’s and Weight Loss

Research has shown the benefit of using low dose naltrexone for Hashimoto's thyroiditis and other autoimmune conditions.

​If you have ​an autoimmune condition such as Hashimoto's thyroiditis, reducing the inflammation in your body is crucial to help you feel better and lower your antibody levels.

​If you don't lower the inflammation, it will be next to impossible to lose weight or feel as good as you can.

Lose dose naltrexone has been shown to substantially lower inflammation.  It also helps to raise endorphin levels which makes you feel better overall.

There is ​also a lot of anecdotal evidence that LDN can help ​some people lose weight.

​In this article, I will discuss LDN and what some of the research is showing about it.  I will explain how ​it can be used to potentially lower antibody levels, help with chronic pain, and ​maybe even help ​people with ​Hashimoto's to lose weight.

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The Hashimotos Symptoms Checklist

Hashimoto's thyroiditis is the most common autoimmune disorder.

​If you have been diagnosed with hypothyroidism, there is a high likelihood that you have Hashimoto's and don't even know it.

It's important to be tested for Hashimoto's if you have symptoms of low or high thyroid or both!

If you have an autoimmune disorder, you should also be tested for Hashimotos.

In this article, I will discuss the common symptoms associated with Hashimoto's thyroiditis - in the early stages, middle stages and late stages - and how to make the diagnosis by showing you what tests you will need to request from your doctor.

I discuss the best natural treatments for Hashimotos in this article.

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The Best Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Natural Treatments

What are some Hashimoto's thyroiditis natural treatments?

What can you do to get rid of many of the symptoms of Hashimoto's or even possibly make it go away altogether?

In this article, I will walk you through the most effective natural treatments for Hashimoto's.

This will include common nutrient deficiencies that are present in Hashimoto's and the supplements you should consider using.

I will also discuss the most common food sensitivities and dietary recommendations for Hashimoto's.

Finally, I will touch on infections and toxins that may trigger or worsen Hashimoto's.

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