So after waiting 2 weeks + I finally got my lab results back today. I am a little surprised by my TSH level, and a little concerned about my Free T4. This is the first time in all my testing that my TSH level has been in a decent place in the normal range. I […]Read more "Labs"
So, yes, acupuncture. My primary care doctor referred me to an acupuncturist last October 2014. I was coming in for a routine lab follow-up and still showing no improvement in symptoms. She asked would I be apposed to acupuncture. I definitely was up for it. I desperately needed some kind of help – the T4 […]Read more "Acupuncture"
The first consistent information I found in my research into Hashi’s was the “elimination” diet. Certain foods trigger the immune system, and create “flare-ups” or inflammation. The first food I eliminated was gluten, because of the gluten-thyroid connection. Gluten contains the protein gliadin. “To the body, gliadin looks very similar to transglutaminase, an enzyme needed […]Read more "Elimination"
While I have been been incorporating new dietary/nutrition treatments, as well as acupuncture, I want to discuss T3 and T4 today. But really quickly… As for today, I woke up feeling pretty well rested. It is Sunday so I was able to sleep in, after all. My energy levels seem a bit higher this morning […]Read more "T3 and T4"