Tired all the time and gaining weight? Do you feel depressed, anxious or having trouble focusing on daily activities? How about constipation and stomach issues? These are all symptoms of thyroid dysfunction. It doesn’t take much change in thyroid function to cause symptoms and many times these issues are missed on traditional blood work and screenings. You can still have symptoms when lab testing is normal, this is where we come in! Feel free to brows around, we will be adding resources and articles in the near furture
There are over 27 different ways thyroid hormones can be thrown off and many other conditions can mask themselves as thyroid symptoms. From blood sugar regulation, immune system function, gastrointestinal condition to diet, exercise and environmental issues, all can effect how someone feels and operates. The thyroid is very sensitive to its environment and optimizing that is the first thing you should do, even if you are on medication!
Many times people live for years with a slightly sluggish thyroid, feel bad, can’t lose weight, but their doctors tell them they are fine. Using advanced testing and Optimal Healthy Ranges instead of Sick ranges, we are able to pick up on subtle changes in chemistry that can easily be improved without drugs! Many people feel much better in just a month!
Most people who feel like they have thyroid symptoms actually have an underlying immune system issue that is causing all sorts of havoc in the body. Sometimes this isn’t even a thyroid condition to begin with and the thyroid is just an innocent bystander. Then in some cases it’s something called Hashimotos, where the immune system is actually attacking human tissue and the thyroid gland!
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After 13 years of trying, my husband and I had not been given a lot of hope for getting pregnant. My list of doctors included endocrinologists, gynecologists, gastroenterologists, and fertility specialists. After seeing Dr. Yarbrough, I was completely shocked to be pregnant after only being on the recommended treatment plan for five weeks!
Feeling as if all my symptoms, of over 10 years, were tied to hormones I continued to seek a doctor who was willing to listen and to see the bigger picture of what my body might be saying with all the symptoms. Dr. Yarbrough did just that!