He said (as a friend to a friend) “if you have hypothyroidism they’ll put you on thyroid hormones and you’ll have to take them for the rest of your life”…
That’s all there was to it…
… as seems to be in the minds of most doctors…
In my mind, I refused to accept that as my faith.
Inside, I shook my head “no”… and said “uh uh” to myself. No way this will be a “forever” thing. The idea of going through this as long as I was alive was a nightmare.
Hypothyroidism is ROUGH to live with.
Some days are worse than others.
A forever thing?
I needed to figure something out.
If I really need hormones, then sure, I’ll take supplements but most importantly I wanted to know why my body wasn’t producing hormones and what to do about it.
So when I finally figured it out, I had my biggest epiphany about hypothyroidism… the definition.
See I believe there is a huge flaw in the definition of hypothyroidism “underactive thyroid disease – meaning the thyroid gland doesn’t produce enough hormones”
Here’s why I think it’s flawed…
If the ONLY problem was an underactive thyroid then taking more hormones should fix it right?
… but that’s not always the case.
I’ve met so many people who are losing their hair, have brittle nails, are tired all the time, have brain fog and keep gaining weight even though their lab test numbers are normal… (it seems like this is the only goal doctors have… get your numbers to be normal, nevermind how you feel)
I don’t know if this is normal, but the doctors I went to didn’t listen to me about my symptoms… it was all about the lab numbers. Everything else was just in my head… “psychosomatic” they call it.
The only solutions doctors seem to offer are to medicate, radiate or cut.
I think I’ll keep my thyroid, thank you.
That’s when I realized my doctor’s ability to help me had ended
If I wanted to get my energy back and lose weight again, I needed to go explore on my own.
Why is it that so many people are still fatigued and gaining weight out of control even after taking thyroid hormones??
I remember back in 2012… I put on 32 pounds out of nowhere… this was just before the holidays too!… by the time holidays were over I was probably closer to 46 pounds heavier than I had been just a few weeks ago![/text_block]
So even though the thyroid produces thyroid hormone, the liver makes it “active”…. That’s why when my liver was not functioning properly converting T4 into T3, I became fatigued and gained weight out of control.
That’s why in my opinion… hear… me… out…
It. Is. Not. “Just”. An underactive thyroid…
It could be… but…
I have found it could be an underactive thyroid or a liver malfunction or BOTH… but not “just the thyroid”.
It doesn’t end there, though
Once the liver converts the thyroid hormone T4 into T3, it needs to enter the bloodstream and get delivered to the cells of your body… this is where different toxins and hormone imbalances keep your body from using the thyroid hormone it just made.
Again, it’s not just the thyroid you need to worry about. There’s the liver, toxins, gut problems… I don’t even want to get into all the digestive issues and allergies I went through before I figured this out… including breaking out in hives with over ⅔… maybe ¾ of my body attacking itself…[/text_block]
That’s how I started to understand why there are many people who take T4 hormones and still feel like crap. Even people who switch to taking both T4 and T3 may still be struggling with autoimmune problems, weight and fatigue. That’s because they are not addressing the root cause.
Is it the thyroid?
Is it the liver?
Is it toxins?
Is it your gut?
Is it the active thyroid hormones T3 turning into “reverse T3”?
This is more or less the path I had to go through… my journey involved answering these and other questions for myself.
So if you take thyroid hormones and feel good, then congratulations, you’re set.
… but if you still feel fatigued and are gaining weight, then you can use my “thyroid hormone jumpstart” method to start getting your energy back and keep low thyroid function from making you fat.
Without this information, most people with hypothyroidism have no shot at getting better and here’s why…
When people reach out to me and ask for help, the first question I ask them is “Do you know which foods help you produce hormones? And which inhibit hormone production?”
Most say “no”
(it’s not goitrogenic foods by the way)
That’s why I put together 7 videos (5-15 minutes each) to teach my “thyroid hormone jumpstart” method that shows you how to get your body to produce hormones, which is the first step in eliminating fatigue and flip the switch that allows your body to lose weight again.
In those videos I talk about the number one nutrient and supplements I use to produce hormones, especially thyroid hormones which is key to eliminating fatigue for good.
I also put together a PDF with some of my favorite recipes you can start using today to “jumpstart” your thyroid so you’re not robbed of your own energy.
Just imagine waking up with so much energy it forces you to become active again (I have a lot of nephews 2-8 year olds who used to wear me out… now I can play with them and wear THEM out)
Imagine fitting in your clothes again and making brain fog a thing of the past.
When I looked to hire a hormone specialist, I found she charged $799 for a one-hour consultation and it would’ve cost me about $70 dollars for her to put a plan together so I could get the nutrients my body needed to produce and balance its hormones.
To me waking up with so much energy that I remember having to drop to the floor and crank out push ups at 5 am… that was totally worth it, but you won’t have to pay no where near as much to learn the same because my “thyroid hormone jumpstart” program which I have refined over the years (and backed by my personal 100% money-back guarantee) is only $29… which is pretty much what I paid just to fill up my gas tank to go see many of these professionals.
Here’s how it works…
#1 You will get access to a member’s only site, where you can watch all 7 videos, about 5 to 15 minutes each that cover how to get your body to produce the hormones it needs to get your energy back.[/text_block]
This is the only step-by-step method of its kind to walk you from feeling tired, not knowing what to eat or what supplements to take, to detailing exactly what to do every step of the way to start getting your energy back and break the spell of thyroid weight gain.
All you have to do is click the “add to cart” button below and I’ll see you on the other side.[/text_block]