Category: Thyroid Issues

November 22, 2016

Brain Fog: Time to burn it off and reclaim your brain

Dr. Miranda Wiley, ND Have you ever found yourself stuck mid-sentence trying to find the right word? Or any word for that matter!? Do you ever walk into a room for “something” only to stand there blankly, trying to remember what on earth you were supposed to do or supposed to get? Do you find […]

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September 22, 2016

The Pitfall of Standard Thyroid Testing – What’s Missing?

Dr. Heidi Lescanec, ND Despite numerous studies showing its lack of sensitivity at diagnosing low thyroid function, TSH continues to be the first (and often only) test used to assess thyroid function in the conventional medical system. Many of my patients report years of experiencing numerous symptoms of low thyroid function and yet are told […]

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Hypothyroidism: Beyond Testing the TSH

Dr. Preet Khangura, ND Hypothyroidism is an extremely common, and unfortunately, under diagnosed and mismanaged condition. Conventional thinking describes hypothyroidism as a condition in which the thyroid gland does not produce a sufficient amount of thyroid hormone. This can be indicated on a blood test when thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) is abnormally elevated.   If TSH is […]

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June 14, 2013

Low Thyroid Function-Beyond The TSH Test

Dr. Arjuna Veeravagu ND RAc Low thyroid function (or hypothyroidism) is a common condition that is frequently unrecognized.  It occurs most commonly in women and often presents with a wide variety of symptoms that may at first appear unconnected.  It is estimated that as many as ten percent of Canadian women may have hypothyroidism, which […]

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