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Thyroid Specialist, Benedicte Lerche MSc PhD

Hormonal Health Blog

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Hypothyroidism Treatment

Thyroid And Sleep

Problems with sleep are typical symptoms of low thyroid function. In order to improve your sleep, you can optimize your diet and thyroid function. This post provides you the information you need to have a healthy sleep pattern. Read more in this blog post.

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Thyroid Supplements

Thyroid Medication

A correctly formulated desiccated thyroid supplement can be very beneficial for boosting thyroid function if you do not have a prescription for thyroid hormone or you wish to avoid medication.

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Hypothyroidism Treatment

Red Light Therapy For Hypothyroidism

Light therapy is useful for a healthy thyroid function and hormonal balance. Especially in dark and cloudy weather light therapy is very important. But what light therapy lamps are providing the right type of light for improving thyroid function and cellular energy?

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Hypothyroidism Treatment

Thyroid disease awareness

Thyroid disease is wide-spread in Western countries. According to the American Thyroid Association, it is estimated that around 20 million Americans will suffer from thyroid-related disorders in their lifetime and around 60% of those are unaware of their condition.

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Thyroid Diet

The Truth About Polyunsaturated Fats

We are told to use polyunsaturated oils instead of saturated fats. But research tells us, that consuming polyunsaturated fats leads to cell aging, inflammation, obesity, diabetes, hypothyroidism and hormonal imbalances. This blog post tells you the truth about polyunsaturated fats.

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Thyroid Diet

Coffee stimulates thyroid function!

Among its many benefits coffee stimulates thyroid function and helps you burn more calories. Coffee is also a source of important vitamins and minerals, and in addition it has anti-inflammatory properties.

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Thyroid Diet

Dr. Ray Peat’s Carrot Salad

Dr. Ray Peat’s carrot salad improves digestive health. The fibers of raw carrots contain antimicrobial chemicals that reduce the bacteria and fungus/yeast (candida), which naturally are present in the human digestive system.

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Thyroid Diet

A Thyroid friendly Dessert

When you are a thyroid patient that wants the best diet for supporting your thyroid function you might be wondering are sweets and sugar OK. Hot chocolate with marshmallows is a thyroid friendly dessert, in this post you will learn why.

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Hypothyroidism Treatment

The anti-thyroid effect of Reverse T3

Reverse T3 is an inactive form of the thyroid hormone T3, which usually is produced in small amounts. However, in situations such as stress, illness, aging, inflammation, or the wrong thyroid medication the production of reverse T3 can increase and create an anti-thyroid effect.

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Hypothyroidism Treatment

14. Facts About Hair Loss

14 facts about hair loss you need to know in order to treat your hair loss with success. The resolving of hair loss is linked to the resolving of the inflammatory processes and low thyroid function which is the main cause of hair loss.

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Thyroid Diet

Is protein good for hypothyroidism?

A protein deficiency is often a contributing factor in hypothyroidism because of the the liver’s role in activation of the thyroid hormone. The liver takes care of the majority of the conversion of the inactive thyroid hormone T4 to the active hormone T3. Thus a sluggish liver drastically lowers your metabolism. In order to function optimally, the liver needs a large amount of high-quality protein.

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Diet and lifestyle program for treating hypothyroidism based on the research of Dr. Ray Peat
Hypothyroidism Treatment

Five Hypothyroidism Treatment Principles

The 5 principles for overcoming hypothyroidism includes: Diet, nutritional supplements, hormonal support compounds, thyroid replacement therapy, and light therapy. These 5 health principles shift your body to a higher energy state with good thyroid function and hormonal balance.

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Hypothyroidism Treatment

What Every Hypothyroidism Patient Should Know!

The usual treatment for hypothyroidism is based on the wrong type of medication, and does not take diet and other hormonal imbalances into account. The correct treatment for hypothyroidism involves diet, supplements and correct medication, which contains a mixture of both of the body’s naturally thyroid hormones meaning T4 and T3.

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Thyroid Diet

Hypothyroidism Diet?

If you are a thyroid patient suffering from hypothyroidism (low thyroid function) it is important to base your diet on foods that support your thyroid function and avoid food that suppresses cellular energy production.

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Losing weight with hypothyroidism

According to Dr. Ray Peat, the key to a healthy lasting weight loss is a diet that supports cellular energy production and thyroid function at the same time as burning the unwanted fat stores.

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Thyroid Diet

Dr. Ray Peat’s chocolate cake

This cake contains chocolate and other ingredients that support thyroid function. Chocolate contains cacao butter which is a saturated fat that supports thyroid function on every level. If you have hypothyroidism and what to use a thyroid supporting diet this chocolate cake is for you.

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Hypothyroidism Treatment

Online Thyroid Consultation

I focus on the treatment of hypothyroidism and hormonal imbalances. I do online one on one sessions with clients from all over the world. My method is based on the work of Dr. Ray Peat.

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Thyroid Supplements

Thyroid Support Supplements

You can boots your thyroid function naturally by using thyroid support supplements. Certain vitamins, minerals, and herbs are thyroid supporting. However, it is important to select high-quality products and avoid common supplements that can suppress metabolism and promote inflammation.

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