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Don’t Self Medicate Your Thyroid Hormones: Natural, Synthetic, or Bio-Identical

Dr. Chris Heimlich DC, DACNB, Arizona Thyroid Doctor Comments: I wanted to share a recent experience I had in the office with a patient that was trying to self regulate her thyroid medication.  A woman brought her mother into the office with complaints of brain fog, constipation, hair falling out fatigue, depression, and insomnia.  The […]

Tired, Sluggish, Brain Fog, Night Sweats … Sound Familiar At All?

Tired, Sluggish, Brain Fog, Night Sweats … does any of those symptoms sound familiar to you? Like most patient’s with Hashimoto’s disease the standard treatment is protocol is simple and flawed. You get Synthroid or some other form of thyroid replacement until your lab values appear normal and ALL other symptoms are ignored or attributed […]

Low Thyroid Symptoms and Antidepressants

Dr. Chris Heimlich DC, DACNB, Scottsdale Thyroid Doctor Comments: It seems like every other new patient that comes in to our clinic asks me why they were prescribed antidepressants by their doctor when they went in for a thyroid problem.   Often the patient will tell me that they are not even depressed, just frustrated and […]

Why did my thyroid gland stop working and die?

Dr. Chris Heimlich DC, DACNB, Scottsdale Thyroid Doctor Comments: I just had another patient come in and ask me this?  People all across the country are being told on a daily basis that their thyroid gland just died or stopped working.  Some patients just accept this without question.  Others ask how this could happen. The […]