Gynecomastia: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

How to get Rid of “Man Boobs” by BodyLogicMD If you’ve ever been too embarrassed to take off your shirt at the beach, you’re probably familiar with the term “man boobs.” At least thirty percent of males are affected by gynecomastia—the medical term for male breasts—in their lifetimes. In fact, it’s the most common condition affecting breast … Continued

Could You Have Hypothyroidism and Not Even Know It?

Symptoms of Underactive Thyroid May Mimic Other Conditions by BodyLogicMD Many of the symptoms of hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) coincide with other conditions, allowing hypothyroidism to go undetected for quite some time. Changes in the menstrual cycle, constipation, depression, dry skin, hair loss, fatigue, and difficulty losing weight could be attributed to everything from menopause to … Continued

Why Doesn’t Your Thyroid Medication Work?

January is Thyroid Awareness Month—Make Your Thyroid Work for You by BodyLogicMD It’s a common story: your bone-numbing fatigue, inability to sleep, brain fog, aches and pains, headaches, depressed mood, hair loss, low sex drive, and the weight gain you can’t control—no matter how many calories you cut—finally drive you to the doctor. You’re diagnosed … Continued

Safe, Effective Hypothyroid Treatments

The thyroid gland is a small gland in the neck that has an important job: producing the thyroid hormones that regulate the body’s metabolic function. These hormones also help to maintain a variety of physiological functions throughout the body. A Sluggish Thyroid: Hypothyroidism Hypothyroidism is the most common type of thyroid imbalance. It occurs when the … Continued

Thyroid Hormone: Regulating Your Metabolism and A Lot Of Other Things Too!

The thyroid is an important, butterfly shaped gland located in the neck. It produces hormones that influence almost every cell in the body, and people with an unhealthy thyroid will experience a variety of symptoms. The influence of thyroid hormones is extremely diverse, and it would be a monumental task to list all of its specific functions. … Continued

Do You Have an Under-active Thyroid?

Do you have an under-active thyroid? Hot flashes, night sweats, menstrual irregularities, fatigue, depression, constipation, brittle nails, thinning hair, joint pain, constipation, and weight gain may all be signs of an under-active thyroid. Because these symptoms can also mimic menopause and other conditions, it is important to check thyroid labs such as TSH, Free T3, … Continued

Run for Cover: Thyroid Under Attack!

Are you aware that your thyroid gland may be under attack? A very common medical condition known as Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis is an autoimmune condition where your own antibodies begin to attack your thyroid gland. If left untreated, eventually the thyroid gland will become dysfunctional. How does one feel with a dysfunctional or slow thyroid? Symptoms … Continued

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis

At BodylogicMD of Sacramento it seems we are seeing an epidemic of patients with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. We measure for antibodies that the body might be making against a patient’s own thyroid gland on each of our new patients. The frequency of high, unhealthy levels of this antibody number is shocking. It often causes poor production … Continued

Thyroid

We see many patients at BodylogicMD of Sacramento who have low thyroid levels. Many of these patients have symptoms of low energy, weight gain or even hair loss. A surprising number have low thyroid conditions because of an autoimmune condition called Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Many patients are untreated or under-treated by their primary care provider who … Continued

Still tired on thyroid replacement?

We often see patients who are already on thyroid replacement therapy ,yet continue to complain if fatigue. The may have tried various doses of commonly used medications like Synthroid, Levoxyl, or levothyroxine yet only receive partial or no improvement of their symptoms. Hypothyroidism typically encompasses complaints such as ; fatigue,weight gain ,dry hair and skin, … Continued