Could Your Thyroid Be Causing Your Fatigue?
A lot of people experience thyroid dysfunctions that go undiagnosed, going to the doctor feeling fatigued, gaining weight and depressed. Our thyroid gland is responsible for so much more than secreting hormones; it is the circuit board for our endocrine system and our brain.
The mitochondria (healing cells) require energy to reproduce and heal damaged tissue, this small butterfly shaped gland is largely responsible for making sure that energy is supplied to these cells. When the thyroid gland is not working properly then an array of symptoms can occur from; fatigue, constipation, hair loss, depression, low metabolism, cold hands and feet, brain fog and muscle aches.
It is easy to see how this small gland being out of balance can affect the entire body. Dysfunction of the thyroid gland often goes undiagnosed, simply due to incomplete testing. With functional medicine complete testing of thyroid function is done, testing all 12 panels. With this information any underlining issues can be addressed before they become pathological.
Diet can play a big part, something as simple as a Cyrex Array 3 test can show that if gluten sensitivity could be causing the thyroid gland to not function properly. Autoimmune disease can play a pivotal role in thyroid dysfunction, without proper testing it is impossible to diagnosis Hashimotos.
There are several natural solutions to thyroid issues that we offer:
· Complete 12 Panel Blood Testing for the Thyroid (most medical doctors when ordering a thyroid panel will only check the TSH or the basic thyroid marker looking for hypothyroidism)
· Health Coaching to create a sustainable lifestyle to support your health goals.
· Supplements To Support Healthy Thyroid Function
· Heavy Metal Testing
· Cyrex Array 3 (24 parts of wheat/gluten)
· Cyrex Array 4 (24 cross reactive foods)
Our office is dedicated to natural health care solutions, making our patients health care a priority. We offer the most comprehensive testing and support.
One of our most popular books on our recommended reading list is:Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms? By DatisKharrazian, DHSc, DC, MS.
Sources: “Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms?” by DatisKharazian, DHSc, DC, MS.
Dr. Kelly Brogan, MD ABIHM