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7 Reasons Your Thyroid Medicine Isn’t Working

From the Show: Mindful Medicine
Summary: Have you been treating a thyroid condition but your symptoms still haven't gone away?
Air Date: 10/13/15
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Holly Lucille, ND, RN
Holly Dr. Holly Lucille is a nationally recognized and licensed naturopathic doctor, educator, natural products consultant and television host. Dr. Holly is also the author of Creating and Maintaining Balance: A Women's Guide to Safe, Natural, Hormone Health.

An acclaimed expert in the field of integrative medicine, Dr. Holly lectures throughout the nation on a variety of natural health topics. Her appearances include national media programs and networks including Dr. Oz, The Doctors, Lifetime Television for Women, Montel Williams, PBS's Healing Quest, The Hallmark Channel and Discovery Fit & Health channel.

She is on the editorial advisory board of Alternative Medicine and Natural Practitioner and is also regularly quoted as an expert in both consumer and peer journals. In 2007, Dr. Holly was listed in Time Magazine's "Alt List" as one of the "Top 100 Most Influential People."
7 Reasons Your Thyroid Medicine Isn’t Working
If you've been diagnosed with a thyroid disorder, you might have been prescribed medication.

However, finding the right medication, and the right dose, can be a long and frustrating process.

If your medication still isn't working after a period of time, you might have another issue.

According to an article on Green Med Info, here are seven reasons why your thyroid medication isn't working:

  1. You have Hashimoto's disease
  2. You have lowered thyroid receptor sensitivity
  3. You have poor thyroid hormone conversion
  4. You have high reverse T3 levels
  5. You have stressed-brain thyroid communication
  6. You have a selenium deficiency
  7. Your medication has gluten

Listen in as Holly Lucille, ND, RN, shares the seven reasons why your thyroid medication isn't working.