If you take prescriptions or supplements such as thyroid medications or progesterone to treat hormone imbalances, it’s important to keep up with regular lab testing to monitor your hormone levels. Here’s why.
“Functional hypothyroidism” refers to a condition when the thyroid is producing a NORMAL amount of thyroid hormone but other hormone imbalances effectively STOP the thyroid molecules from functioning properly in the body.
Why is it possible to have normal thyroid test results when you have all the symptoms of low thyroid function?
"Normal" blood tests don't always tell the whole story when it comes to hypothyroidism.
Research suggests that some chronic diseases such as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis may be caused by the presence of the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV).
Are you on antidepressants when the real problem is your thyroid gland? Find out why doctors often misdiagnose this common type of hypothyroidism and how it can easily be treated.
One of the symptoms of hypothyroidism can be depression, and many patients that come to me on antidepressants really need treatment for thyroid problems.
Dr. Marcantel discusses the importance of recognizing and controlling stressful thoughts to help manage symptoms of Hashimoto's thyroiditis.
Dr. Tina Marcantel discusses the importance of considering both laboratory test results AND symptoms in the treatment of Hashimoto's thyroiditis.
Hashimoto's thyroiditis can lead to an under active thyroid (hypothyroidism). In this video from a series on her book, Imagine: A Whole Different Kind of Medical Care, Dr. Tina Marcantel discusses the identification and treatment of the disease.