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Auto-Immune Thyroid Support

5 facts you need to know about your thyroid, that many thyroid experts think are myths

30th November 2016

When you first got your thyroid diagnosis from your doctor, you were probably full of questions and desperate to know how and why this happened to you! Your doctor probably reassured you that thyroid dysfunction is just something that happens to a lot of people, particularly women, and told you that the solution to your thyroid issues lies in a small daily pill that will be prescribed to you for the rest of your life, containing synthetic thyroid hormones. Any symptoms that continued once…

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Auto-Immune Lifestyle Thyroid Support

The FOUR things missing in your NHS thyroid blood test results, and how to ask for the tests you need!

3rd November 2016

The standard NHS test for thyroid dysfunction measures TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone), and Free T4 (circulating levels of thyroxine). If you’re on medication for thyroid dysfunction, you’re probably getting these tested every three to four months and the results are probably within the normal ranges, while you feel anything but normal!…

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Lifestyle

8 Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

15th September 2016

Here is a list of symptoms we like to call “red flags”. All nutritional therapists are obliged to refer a client to their GP to investigate further, if any “red flags” are mentioned during a clinic appointment. In my nutrition clinic, I often see clients with symptoms from this list, who don’t want to waste their GPs time or worry that their GP won’t take them seriously. We’ve all heard that GPs are busy people, working long hours and seeing lots of…

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