New Study Finds Often Overlooked and Dangerous Disease Associated with Low Thyroid

You may already know that over 90% of low thyroid cases are caused by the autoimmune disorder, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. A new study confirmed that Hashimoto’s sufferers are at significantly increased risk of harboring anti-parietal cell antibodies (PC-ab). So, what does that mean for your health? Let’s break it down. Parietal cells are part of your stomach organ and are responsible …

Top 15 Ways to Improve Your Sleep and Support Your Thyroid

Sleep can be tricky for many people suffering from low thyroid symptoms because of adrenal dysfunction. Studies have found that insomnia can be caused by a dysfunctional HPA axis and improper cortisol production. This can lead to cortisol spikes in the middle of the night, which may cause you to awake with a racing heart and too much nervous energy. …

Five Secret Causes Behind Your Thyroid Issues

So you’ve already been diagnosed with a thyroid problem. That’s the first step, but a diagnosis is not a cure. The only way to appropriately deal with and correct your thyroid dysfunction is to understand what caused it in the first place. Using functional medicine is a great approach to treatment because it pinpoints the root of the imbalance. Now …

Thyroid Disease And The Benefits of Functional Medicine

Are your low thyroid symptoms persisting, despite following doctor’s orders? Are you tired of suffering and ready to do what it takes to make changes to your current health, rather than cover up your symptoms with medication? If so, functional medicine may be the answer you’ve been waiting for. Dr. Steve Wander, D.C., owner and treatment director of Integrated Health …

Why do I STILL Feel Awful on my Medication?

Why do I STILL Feel Awful on my Medication? Hey welcome back, good to see you again. I am Dr Wander from Integrated Health Center Maryland. Another question we are constantly being asked is “why do I still feel awful even though my labs are normal and I’m still on my towered medication?” But first of all, a towered medication’s …

Why didn’t my Doctor order these Tests for my Low Thyroid?

Why didn’t my Doctor order these Tests for my Low Thyroid? Hey, welcome back. This is Dr. Steve Wander of Integrated Health Center of Maryland. I’m constantly asked, “You say I need testing, more testing. Why didn’t my doctor order these tests? Well, really that’s a question for your doctor and not for me. But I do have an opinion, …

Why can’t I Lose Weight despite Diet and Exercise?

Why can’t I Lose Weight despite Diet and Exercise? Hello, I’m Dr. Wander from Integrated Health Center of Maryland located in Rockville, Maryland. It’s in the suburb in the Washington DC area covering Maryland, Northern Virginia, and obviously the DC area. Another common question we got asked is “why can’t I lose weight despite diet and exercise. Well, first of …

What should I eat for my Thyroid Condition?

What should I eat for my Thyroid Condition? Hey guys welcome back. One of the most common questions I’m asked is “what do I eat or what should I eat?” The answer in that depends on a few things. I mean you don’t need me to tell you that you probably shouldn’t eat cupcakes, choco chip cookies, and French fries. …

How is your program for Thyroid Conditions Different

How is your program for Thyroid Conditions Different. Welcome back. Dr. Wander again. I’m asked a lot of the time “How’s your program different than what I have done or I am doing right now”. The answer is simple. Currently, if you were in the pharmacological model, you’re being treated for symptoms and/or lab values and are being given medication …

What kind of testing do you do for Thyroid Conditions?

Welcome back. I’m Dr. Steve Wander of Integrated Health Center of Maryland. Another common question I get is “Doc you told me I haven’t tested properly but what test are you gonna do? “ Well testing is the key on finding the cause of your disease. And obviously the results will be different for each person. Therefore the treatment plan …