Tag: Thyroid Stimulating Hormone

Symptoms of Excessive Thyroid Hormone

Symptoms of Excessive Thyroid Hormone

| January 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you start taking thyroid replacement, you’ll want to watch for and report to your practitioner if you start to have any of the below symptoms after starting the replacement. My experience is that the standard lab test, called “TSH”, has to get below 1.00 before normal thyroid levels are achieved. This may falsely be […]

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Memory Care

Memory Care

| September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Should you make reservations? Check your TSH and hemoglobin A1c. Like most all western medical conditions, Alzheimer’s is a consequence of long-term inflammation. Inflammation is caused by the immune system’s response to critter overgrowth. The immune cell soldiers produce weapons of mass destruction called “cytokines”. The cytokines, while aimed at critters, can also cause “collateral […]

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Reading the Whether Reports with Dr. Amy Dunn

Reading the Whether Reports with Dr. Amy Dunn

| August 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Again, falling feels like flying until you hit the ground. This is what your blood work looks like year before the “sudden heart attack”, stroke, cancer, osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s etc. Your body sustains years of inflammation before these catastrophes happen. How do you know if you’re falling and not flying? The biggest clue is your age. […]

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Diabetes Detection

Diabetes Detection

| August 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Most “diabetics” have no idea they have diabetes.  The current classification of diabetes does not diagnose the condition until after years of damage has been done.  Using fasting blood sugar to detect diabetes is like putting you fire alarm in your neighbor’s home.  By the time the alarm goes off, your home already has significant […]

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Before the Boiling Point – What Lab Tests Should Be

Before the Boiling Point – What Lab Tests Should Be

| July 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

There are some lab numbers you need to know that your doctor is probably not testing you for. Medical school taught us to look for what I call “boiling points”. Imagine you put your hand in a pot of cold water on the stove and turn the burner on high. At some temperature, you’ll take […]

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What are the Early Signs of Cancer?

What are the Early Signs of Cancer?

| July 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Q: What are the early signs of cancer? Dr. Fitt: Better to know the signs that presage cancer. Unfortunately, by the time a patient was coughing up blood and the lung cancer was large enough for me to see on X-ray, it had already spread. We don’t do well with cancer that has spread–metastasized. If […]

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Health Benefits of Magnesium & Potassium

Health Benefits of Magnesium & Potassium

| July 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Whether it’s high blood pressure, high blood sugar or high cholesterol, these are like warning lights on your car dash. They indicate an imbalance – too much of something or not enough. Low levels of magnesium and potassium are common causes of high blood pressure. It’s never because you’re deficient in some drug. Both mineral […]

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Prenatal Counseling – Best Health Before Conception

Prenatal Counseling – Best Health Before Conception

| June 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Thyroid hormone is important to normal human embryonic development in general, but it’s especially critical to normal development of cells with high energy requirements. This includes the brain, heart and gut. As we age past 27, thyroid levels gradually fall. This is compounded in pregnancy by a rise in the level of the estrogen, estradiol. […]

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Blood Work for Detecting the Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s

Blood Work for Detecting the Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s

| June 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is the train whistle signaling the oncoming progression of the brain inflammation that causes the freight train collision called Alzheimer’s. The inflammation causing Alzheimer’s is the exact same inflammation that causes “heart attacks, strokes, autoimmune conditions, asthma, kidney disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, osteoporosis, diabetes, cancer, etc. The difference is […]

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