Thyroid Therapy

Losing weight can be a frustrating process for many people with an underactive thyroid. The thyroid affects metabolism and can make weight loss an uphill battle. We diagnose and treat your thyroid, making your journey a successful one.

It can be challenging to lose weight when you have hypothyroidism, your thyroid medications may have something to do with it. Getting the dose just right is critical, as is the timing of when you take it. In some cases, you may need to supplement with another medication. For the sake of your overall health, as well as your weight-loss efforts, we work with you to get the most out of thyroid hormone therapy.

In addition to aiding weight loss efforts the thyroid gland that regulates blood circulation, body temperature, metabolism and cerebral function. It contributes to energy levels, temperature regulation, and body warmth. It increases fat breakdown, resulting in weight loss as well as lowering cholesterol. It protects against cardiovascular disease, improves cerebral metabolism and helps to prevent cognitive impairment. Thyroid hormone is probably the safest and most beneficial cholesterol lowering agent, yet it is infrequently used for this. Thyroid function is best evaluated by laboratory levels along with clinical correlation of symptoms to indicate primary hypothyroidism and tertiary hypothyroidism.