Your Thyroid Issues Explained

Your Thyroid Issues Explained

Everything You Need to Know and More 

It seems like every other blog post and health article is about your thyroid and how overactive or underactive it is. Learning how to address thyroid issues starts with knowing what they are, how they affect your body, and what you can do to treat them in a natural, effective way. 

What Does Your Thyroid Do?

Your thyroid is interesting. It supports everything from your immune and nervous systems, to your insulin and cholesterol levels and everything in between. It may seem surprising that such a small gland can have such a huge impact on your life and how you’re able to live it. 

When Things Are Out of Whack?

If you’ve been feeling terrible lately but all your lab tests have been coming back normal, it might be time to take a look at your thyroid. In a healthy body, your brain and pituitary gland stimulate your thyroid with thyroid-stimulating hormone, or TSH, which then signals that your thyroid needs to produce two hormones called thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3). These hormones play a massive role in how your body regulates your energy, temperature, weight and more. When this delicate balance in out of whack for any reason, you might experience: 

  • Fatigue or insomnia 
  • Digestive issues 
  • Hot flashes and cold sweats 
  • Weight gain 
  • Hair loss 
  • And more! 

That’s not all though. Thyroid imbalances can also increase your risk of developing diabetes, Alzheimer’s, dementia, MS, osteo-arthritis, and more. 

What Could Be Causing Your Thyroid Issues? 

While rare, the cause could also be Hashimoto disease. Hashimoto disease isn’t something a lot of people have heard of, but it has some very serious effects on the body. This autoimmune disease (which is a type of disease where your immune system attacks healthy cells) causes your immune system to attack your thyroid. The only way to know if this is the case, is to delve deeper into your health and thyroid issues. 

How Can We Address Thyroid Issues 

If So Many Others Have Failed? 

One of the biggest issues of addressing thyroid issues is the fact that medical practitioners often treat the surface-level symptoms instead of looking deeper. Instead of simply treating your symptoms, our functional wellness center offers a completely holistic approach to address thyroid issues in a natural way. 

If you’ve been trying to treat your thyroid issues your whole life without success, then it might be time to take a different approach. Whether you’re on medication or currently not doing treatment, then we’re here to help you pinpoint exactly what’s going on, why it’s happening, and how to treat it once and for all. 

How To Learn More 

If you’d like to learn how to address thyroid issues that have been holding you back, reach out today by booking a free 15-minute discovery call online or calling our office at 760-777-4177. Contact Us Now

Lorrie Rappe
Lorrie.Rappe@ThriveFunctionalWellness.com
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