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Thyroid Health

Thyroid Health


Under-active thyroid function is a commonly overlooked condition that is grossly under-diagnosed. The good news is that once it is diagnosed, it can be very easy to treat, alleviating your symptoms and making life worth living again! The thyroid gland is in charge of regulating the body’s metabolic rate. If the thyroid gland is sluggish or can’t produce sufficient amounts of thyroid hormones, the metabolism decreases, fatigue sets in and the person gains weight. A simple blood test asking for specific thyroid tests can help determine if you could benefit from thyroid hormone optimization.


Signs and symptoms of an underactive thyroid include:

  • Fatigue
  • Constipation
  • Weight gain
  • Menstrual irregularities
  • Feeling depressed / anxious
  • Poor concentration
  • Cold intolerance / low body temperature
  • Rough dry skin
  • Headaches
  • Low libido
  • Brittle nails
  • Thinning hair
  • Water retention / edema
  • Infertility
  • Muscle weakness
  • Increased appetite


There are two primary thyroid hormones – thyroxin (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3). T4 is the storage form of thyroid hormone. The body uses T4 to make triiodothyronine (T3), the active form of thyroid hormone. Most synthetic thyroid medications, such as Synthroid and Levothyroxine, T4 only. These medications are suitable if your body can efficiently convert T4 into T3. Unfortunately, many people have difficulty converting T4 to T3 due to factors such as nutrient deficiencies, certain medications, or lack of the enzyme that helps in the conversion process.

T3 is the active form of thyroid hormone. T3 does most of the work and affects most of the body functions that depend on thyroid hormone.


When Your Brain and Thyroid Don’t Communicate Sometimes, even if your thyroid gland is perfectly healthy, it doesn’t receive enough signals from your brain’s hypothalamus, almost like it’s in a deep sleep. In this situation, a combination of T4 and T3 medications at the right dosage might be enough. As the hypothalamic function improves, you may even be able to reduce or stop taking thyroid hormone medication.

Hashimoto's Thyroiditis:

When Your Immune System Attacks Your Thyroid In this condition, your immune system mistakenly sees your thyroid as a threat and damages it. You can confirm this with a blood test called "anti-TPO antibody." If the levels of this antibody are high, it means you have Hashimoto's Thyroiditis. It may be necessary to take thyroid medication for the rest of your life to manage the condition effectively.

Inadequate Conversion:

When Your Body Struggles to Convert T4 to T3 In some cases, your body has difficulty converting the storage form of thyroid hormone (T4) into the active form (T3), even though blood tests may appear normal. For these individuals, treatment with pure T3 hormone often works best.

Receptor Resistance:

When Your Cells Don't Respond to Thyroid Hormones In receptor resistance, your body produces enough thyroid hormone, but the cells that should respond to it don't do so efficiently. This means that you need a higher level of pure T3 hormone to achieve a normal response. This problem often gets better over time, usually within one to two years of high-dose T3 therapy.


Don’t let an under-active thyroid hold you back from living your best life. Our expert team is here to guide you through thyroid optimization therapy, tailoring a personalized treatment plan to suit your unique needs. By scheduling a consultation, you’ll gain insights into the most effective approaches for improving your thyroid function and overall well-being.

Thyroid Optimization Program

Initial Cost $300

$ 200 per month
  • Consultation
  • Lab analysis
  • Medications

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