Five Things That Most People Don’t know About Thyroid Disorders!


1. You may not taste or smell things the same if you’re hypothyroid. Thyroid hormone is needed to make hydrochloric acid:
Too little thyroid hormone can cause alterations to how we taste and smell, which will mess with your enjoyment of food big time!

2. Hashimoto’s & Grave’s disease can cause eye disorders:
In Hashi’s you can have episodes of elevated thyroid hormone, similar to Grave’s disease. These can stimulate the eyes to grow, which can cause them to “stick out,” which can lead to damage to to the outer layer of the eye known as the cornea.

3. HCG (the pregnancy hormone) is also stimulates thyroid production in a pregnant woman:
That’s because baby depends on mom to make their thyroid hormone during the first half of pregnancy. And it isn’t T3 (active thyroid hormone) that baby needs, but T4.

4. SIBO is really common in hypothyroid patients:
We test for SIBO in every hypothyroid woman in my clinic and you know what—it’s there the majority of the time. Luckily, I’ve got a rock’n SIBO protocol that I couple with some solid individualized tools to clear SIBO for good.

5. Thyroid hormone is needed to make hydrochloric acid:
That means without it you can’t break down food to get all the nutrients you need to heal your hypothyroidism.

October 6, 2018

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