Diagnosing & Healing Hashimoto’s with Functional Medicine

Hashimoto’s Disease is the medical name given to autoimmune hypothyroidism. Itaffects 1-2% of Americans, primarily women.  With this autoimmune condition, the body produces antibodies known as Thyroid Peroxidase antibodies or TPO antibodies, that attack the thyroid, rendering it less effective over time.. Hashimoto’s symptoms can include: Fatigue Weight gain Thinning or dry hair, nails, and …

Why TSH is not enough to detect thyroid problems

Between 1 and 10% of adults have some form of thyroid dysfunction. If you suspect there is a problem with your thyroid, your doctor will likely order a TSH test. Thyroid disorders such as hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, Hashimoto’s and Grave’s disease are usually diagnosed as a result of an abnormal TSH test. However, TSH levels are …

How to Thrive (Not Just Survive) with Proper Treatment of Fatigue

How do so many of our patients go from low energy, brain fog, and feeling like they are “living in a strangers body” to feeling energized and thriving without bouncing around from doctor to doctor to get proper treatment? It all starts with having the right doctor who understands what you are going through, has …

Why Do I Get So Fatigued During My Period?

Let’s be real—periods can be hard to manage at times. The cramps, inconvenience, cravings, and hormonal changes may be overwhelming. When you add fatigue into the mix, the negative effects of every other symptom becomes intensified. But why do you get so fatigued during your period? Fatigue—feeling overtired or having abnormally low energy—can interrupt your work, personal …

No Energy to Do Anything? 7 Common Causes of Fatigue

Your body is telling you something. There are many potential causes of fatigue. But one thing is clear: you don’t just randomly show up with no energy to do anything. Your body’s resources have become depleted, and it’s time you figure out why. That may mean visiting a different doctor or reflecting on your lifestyle. …

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