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Intermittent Fasting & Your Thyroid

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Organic Icelandic Sea Kelp: https://bit.ly/2OCjg9b Take Dr. Berg's Advanced Evaluation Quiz: http://bit.ly/EvalQuiz Your report will then be sent via email analyzing 104 potential symptoms, giving you a much deeper insight into the cause-effect relationship of your body issues. It's free and very enlightening. Dr. Berg talks about Intermittent Fasting and your thyroid. Many people are concerned about intermittent fasting because they think they will lower their calories and damage or slow the already slow thyroid. As long as you keep the calories the same or keep your nutrients the same and eat less frequent meals - you will not slow the thyroid. In fact, intermittent fasting can help convert T4 to T3 improving the thyroid. I do recommend doing a ketogenic diet with intermittent fasting. Selenium (Nutritional or Brewers Yeast), and iodine is best for the thyroid, and I recommend taking sea help. Make sure your sea kelp is organic is clean. You may want to avoid doing too many cruciferous vegetables as they could slow the thyroid even more. Vitamin A and D are also vital for the thyroid and "Virgin Cod Liver Oil" is the best for that. Dr. Eric Berg DC Bio: Dr. Berg, 51 years of age is a chiropractor who specializes in weight loss through nutritional and natural methods. His private practice is located in Alexandria, Virginia. His clients include senior officials in the U.S. government and the Justice Department, ambassadors, medical doctors, high-level executives of prominent corporations, scientists, engineers, professors, and other clients from all walks of life. He is the author of The 7 Principles of Fat Burning, published by KB Publishing in January 2011. Dr. Berg trains chiropractors, physicians and allied healthcare practitioners in his methods, and to date he has trained over 2,500 healthcare professionals. He has been an active member of the Endocrinology Society, and has worked as a past part-time adjunct professor at Howard University. DR. BERG'S VIDEO BLOG: http://www.drberg.com/blog FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/DrEricBerg TWITTER: http://twitter.com/DrBergDC YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/user/drericbe... ABOUT DR. BERG: http://www.drberg.com/dr-eric-berg/bio DR. BERG'S SEMINARS: http://www.drberg.com/seminars DR. BERG'S STORY: http://www.drberg.com/dr-eric-berg/story DR. BERG'S CLINIC: https://www.drberg.com/dr-eric-berg/c... DR. BERG'S HEALTH COACHING TRAINING: http://www.drberg.com/weight-loss-coach DR. BERG'S SHOP: http://shop.drberg.com/ DR. BERG'S REVIEWS: http://www.drberg.com/reviews The Health & Wellness Center 4709 D Pinecrest Office Park Drive Alexandria, VA 22312 703-354-7336 Disclaimer: Dr. Eric Berg received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1988. His use of “doctor” or “Dr.” in relation to himself solely refers to that degree. Dr. Berg is a licensed chiropractor in Virginia, California, and Louisiana, but he no longer practices chiropractic in any state and does not see patients. This video is for general informational purposes only. It should not be used to self-diagnose and it is not a substitute for a medical exam, cure, treatment, diagnosis, and prescription or recommendation. It does not create a doctor-patient relationship between Dr. Berg and you. You should not make any change in your health regimen or diet before first consulting a physician and obtaining a medical exam, diagnosis, and recommendation. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. The Health & Wellness, Dr. Berg Nutritionals and Dr. Eric Berg, D.C. are not liable or responsible for any advice, course of treatment, diagnosis or any other information, services or product you obtain through this video or site.
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Aljaz Kogoj (4 days ago)
I have low energy levels, losing strength strength, painful muscles, fatigue,.. doctors said i have hypothyoridism and now i take euthyrox daily. I think i have those symptoms from when i started with intermittent fasting. Should i stop with it or continue? I really like it and im adapted to IF but i alkost cant workout anymore because of those symptoms.
Melissa Barraza (7 days ago)
What oil?
nemesis1340 (9 days ago)
Yeah but what do you do if you don't have a gallbladder?
Writers Ink (9 days ago)
so what is the definition of intermitten fasting?? how often? and when?
Carpe diem (13 days ago)
I had hypothyroidism now it's normal. I'm obese so I'm on keto f diet from the last 3 months. I have lost only 8kgs of weight. The progress is very slow as of now . wht could be the problem? Thyroid???diet?? Help
Deon go healthy (17 days ago)
Dr.Berg....what about if you don't have a gallbladder?😒
GᗩY ᖇETᗩᖇᗪ (22 days ago)
But I have cold hands when I don’t eat but after I eat, it gets very warm...
Baladas en español (22 days ago)
I love this man. I continue to feel so much better after taking his advice. My thyroid test continues to come back normal. I thank God I found his videos. I have not bought any of his products, but just followed his advice on staying away from carbs, sugar, taking iodine, taking certain supplements, and other things he suggested from his videos in regards to thyroid issues.
Gregory Daerr (25 days ago)
What effect does hashimoto and thyroid relationship have on mood or emotion.....any data on that?
eman Living with keto (25 days ago)
What’s the oil he talked about for Vitamin A?????
invisibleaznDJ (1 month ago)
This video is great for hypos, but what about hypers?
Sally Daily (1 month ago)
Do you add cod liver oil to a drink or do you just take it straight?
Nicholsons Academy (1 month ago)
I have 'hyper' thyroidism - does this make it any different?
Sam Gal (1 month ago)
I have a question plz answer dr berg..can i do keto while having hypothyroidism????
Kumar Sravan (2 months ago)
Is thyroid is curable with keto diet
Kube Dog (2 months ago)
I love Dr. Berg. And Dr. Berg loves that shirt.
Sam Clayton (2 months ago)
What a fucking shill
Mausam M (3 months ago)
can we go for waterfast with Thyroid medication on or should it be put off while on fast?
AK k (2 months ago)
+Mausam M so will you continue your meditation during fast?
Mausam M (2 months ago)
+AK k nope not yet but planning to
AK k (2 months ago)
Did you do The water fast?
Amanda Terry (3 months ago)
Love how nearly all the "professionals" think it's just that easy to keep your thyroid from crapping out on you. I do Atkins, I gain. I do IF, I gain. The only thing that works is finding a Dr. that is willing to get your T3 levels up to 3/4 of the reference range and work your butt of 10 times harder than the average person with weights. But wait, make sure you don't have any stress in your life, Always get 8 hours of sleep, constantly have your vitamin D checked, magnesium, vitamin B and take pills for your adrenals. It's not as simple as what you have on your fancy white board, sir.
What happens if you do not have a thyroid due to thyroid cancer? Mine was removed years ago.
Neesie (3 months ago)
Thank you so much for this video!
Kalfax plays (3 months ago)
can't i do keto diet and IF if my thyroid is bad (possibly) already? ive been on keto for over 3 months, and feel good, but unsure if its causing any issues. i've lost around 33 pounds so far since i started.
Steven Farris (3 months ago)
I have been on the Keto diet for almost seven weeks. I have lost several inches off my body (even the stubborn fat). I have hypothyroidism and I take medication for this condition. Everyone talks about the increased energy and mental clarity they garner from this diet. I'm still having the opposite effect. I went through the Keto flu stage and I would think that by now it has passed. I am very lethargic and the memory fog is significant. I am a Type II diabetic and I have not had one hypoglycemic attack!!! They were happening bi-weekly. So there are some positive changes, but the exhaustion and feeling like I have mild dementia have me ready to quit. Any feedback or ideas?
NemeanLion (4 months ago)
A couple of endocrinologists told me to not take iodine for my Hashimotos. It accelerates the condition.
Murthy Adivi (4 months ago)
If you have to take medication for hypothyroidism once in the morning and once in the evening, does that break the fast? how does the medication affect insulin secretion? What would be the right strategy for someone taking this medication to follow IF?
AlocsaV (4 months ago)
I know that sea water has iodine, but is it true that we can absorb it through our skin by taking a dive in the ocean?
Briana1718 (4 months ago)
I’m having a really hard time getting in my calories with keto/IF
Abbas Raza Nasir (5 months ago)
Sir what do you think of 15 to 30 days water fast for Hashimoto's patients is it safe ? I have heard people saying it healed their thyroid and if its safe should one avoid taking thyroxine during the fast?
Abbas Raza Nasir (2 months ago)
+AK k i haven't tried it my self yet mate
AK k (2 months ago)
Any update please tell me as i want to doThis
Sui Generis (5 months ago)
you have such a soothing voice
El Hade (5 months ago)
I'll try intermittent fasting after this incoming Ramadan fasting over. Our prophet recommended us (Muslims) to do Intermittent fasting but I never do it all my life even once.
NIKITA303 (6 months ago)
Sorry.. virgin what oil? For the vitamin A and D? Sorry guys non native english speaker here. Can anyone help me out to what oil Dr is talking about?
Freedom Deep (1 month ago)
NIKITA303 extra virgin olive oil :)
Rose Yyz (6 months ago)
Hi! what if I don't have thyroid because it was removed, can I eat all the broccoli I want or should I be cruciferous alert too?
Terri Lee (6 months ago)
For some reason I can't take the nutritional yeast and you said something else it sounded like bruises what is that?
Esteri G. (6 months ago)
So what should you do if you don't have a gallbladder...so then iF is not helping the conversion of T3 to T4?
Jpaydirt (6 months ago)
so i'm suppose to eat 2000 calories at dinner time? WTF☻
Shanaya Scott (6 months ago)
Can you please do videos on HYPER thyroid... and Graves disease.
AK k (2 months ago)
I have grave disease and hypothyroidism... What the hell is going on with me
Kimberly Bertrand (4 months ago)
Shanaya Scott I've been asking for the same thing. Very hard to find answers for those of us with hyperthyroidism/Graves
Ex Robot Meg (7 months ago)
So happy I stumbled upon your channel:) I appreciate the way you edit and flim your videos! Keep it up:) Would love to support each other! Much love!
Tiffany Howard (7 months ago)
how about hyperthyriodism
Lone Star (8 months ago)
I don't have a thyroid gland, it was removed 10 years ago. I'm now over weight,could I benefit from fasting?
sadhana yalamanchili (7 months ago)
Lone Star no doubt
Che Brown (8 months ago)
DR BERG thank you so much 😊 PLS CAN YOU ANSWER MY Q? I have a hypothyroid & have been doing HIIT & Strength training 5 mornings a week for the past few months. I happily eat only twice a day but my question is do I need to eat my first meal straight after a workout? I’m not hungry until around midday but I hear over & over to eat protein carbs fats after a workout to help with muscle repair & growth. Will it make my metabolism worse if I wait a few hrs after exercise to eat & will my muscles still benefit if I’m not eating protein immediately??? PLS HELP & THANK YOU AGAIN FOR SHARING YOUR KNOWLEDGE. Che’
Sandra Brown (17 days ago)
I love love love dr. Berg he is informative and he interpret the information in ways we can understand, he's just awesome
Sandra Brown (17 days ago)
I would like to know also. in one of his video he did mention you don't have to eat before during or after your workout, you eat when you get Hungry, However I don't know if that applies to people with hypothyroidism which I too have, so I would like to know also. and also how much protein should we have would it be different from people without hypothyroidism or is it the same amount 0.4x your bodyweight which he mentioned in another video
glamified92 (1 month ago)
Che Brown I would like to know too ! :)
Joanna Kowalska (9 months ago)
fasting (on water or vegetables) is different than starvation when someone is fat. starvation is when u hv no fat storage left to run your body. with my underative thyroid I went through fasting on veg and lost a stone. now I need to do it again to go to my 59kg weight. intermittent fasting did not help unfortunately in my case. needed to go into ketosis (vegan , whole foods plant based)
Life with Shana (9 months ago)
My thyroid was completely removed and now I take synthetic t3. Since I don't have a thyroid anymore does intermittent fasting affect me at all?
Midnight Blakesly (13 days ago)
Good question. I would also like to know.
Edward Alexander (9 months ago)
You're overselling the slowing effect of the metabolism by an astounding amount.
Nani S (9 months ago)
I don't have my gall bladder, I had it taken out 22 years ago, and I also had a complete hysterectomy done 14 years as well. Dr. Berg, what can I eat or do to have good T3 and T4 levels? I am suspecting that something is wrong with my thyroids, because I am gaining weight, hair and eyebrows falling, plus I am having anxiety, fear and feelings of depression. I keep asking my doctor to do a thyroids test but he keeps saying that I don't need it because my last regular blood work seems to be okay! Dr Berg HELP!
DStray Cat (10 months ago)
Awesome information... Today, I learned that I have Hypothyroidism... There are a lot of complicated factors. However, Your videos have shown me how to attack the bugger... Thanks soooo much :-) FYI, my liver is suffering, then I have stress supreme, but I can't get rid of that, without dumping my g/f... such is life huh? lol I'm going to start taking sea kelp again and make more Miso Soup... I have to check my "Multi-vitamin" to see the amount of Selenium, I am getting but it may be a good idea to increase it... Thanks for this video :-)
KenDBerryMD (10 months ago)
I keep looking for a reference that says that T4 is converted to T3 by the Gallbladder but can find nothing. Could you reference your source please?
Maria Blanca Manglona (24 days ago)
Yes he explained that in his other video. I watch it.
housejunky777 (1 month ago)
Hi Dr. Berry! You're awesome. I greatly appreciate your content. Dr. Westin Childs (D. O.) discussed how Keto can be counter productive to anyone with thyroid issues. If and when it is appropriate, can you please address thyroid issues and the consumption of iodine based on a patch test and the reliability of it? Thank you in advance and for your question on this channel. Blessings!
Khadijah (1 month ago)
He talks about bile that is responsible for conversion. And since gallbladder makes bile more concentrated, so it converts your thyroid hormones more efficiently. When you don't have gallbladder anymore but still biles are releasing from liver, you will have your thyroid conversion but not as efficient as when you had your gallbladder. So it's the bile for thyroid, not gallbladder.
FairyTaz (5 months ago)
KenDBerryMD I think he meant liver lol
Sharon Byers (10 months ago)
Great video. I have the hypothyroid and taking synthroid. I have all the symptoms you mentioned in the video. Want to know how to lower high estrogen levels.
Ms Vena (10 months ago)
Sharon Byers DIM supplement lowers estrogen
Karen Verstraeten (11 months ago)
Is one meal a day Healthy, if you don’t feel hungry in between the meals?
Asfand Ali (11 months ago)
sea kelp is not available here what's the alternative ?
Dovydas Nesvarbu (11 months ago)
Hello doctor, how much glucose a day does thyroid need for T4 to convert to T3 ?
Dolores Guertin (11 months ago)
Hi Dr. Berg, new to your site. I have had two major concussion, one many yrs ago, the other this past summer, still doing stuff and taking certain supps. A few days after my bike accident, I did go into ketosis, but wasnt a big task as my diet is HFLC anyway. I didnt measure but I did experience the clarity and energy type of euphoria people talk about, and my appetitie had disappeared though I continued eating HF in much lesser quantity. My ketosis was predominantly elicited by fasting. My problem is I would like to go into cyclical ketosis by intermittent fasting (still not too comfortable with exogenous ketones), but I have Hypothyroid,and likely Hashi (but no elevated antibodies in bld labs, but that dosent mean much). Recently I went off the combo levothyroxine and NDT and am on a trail of increased NDT, so far I believe I'm feeling marginally better. Getting back to IF, what is your definition of this and does it include the longer fasts of 3-4 days. I do about 14-16 hrs, but with my concussion history and other health issues, I would really like to try a 3 or 4 day fast. I am a little intimidated because of the thyroid thing. I dont want to make matters worse. Wouldn't a 3-4 day fast inevitably put the body into a type of starvation mode, really dialing down metabolism. I am personally not over weight, struggle to keep mass on at times. 3-4 day fasts seem to be a big bang for the buck in terms of staving off metabolic disease and also a big one for me is brain health. The whole thyroid thing puts a wrench in the keto/fasting style because I get a lot of conflicting information, or incomplete. Many say as far a s thyroid goes keto and LF are even very harmful. I dont know if keto style is suitable in a clinical environment, yet, because it affects everyone so differently, its almost as if anyone with an existing metabolic challenge, ie thyroid condition, needs a coach as definitions seem so operational at this point. If I would do a 3-4 day fast, should I start with 24 hrs and build up, or just go for it? The other big wrench in this is that I am pretty active, that can really upset the insulin cart. When I went into ketosis aft my accident, I was not moving around too much which made ketosis easier, for me anyway, like I mentioned, i am not overweight at all. I do share a common fear of fasting and loosing mass, not something I would want. Can you or other direct me in any way or reassure me that fasting will not make my thyroid worse. I do take the selenomethionine 200 mg, dont take iodine, was sensitive 2 yrs ago, but maybe now that using selenium I should retry. Also take 250-300 mg l-tyrosine. Thanks Dr. Berg
Valder Santos (11 months ago)
im having multiple mouth ulcers right now during IF, please help doctor berg
Bridge Metz (1 year ago)
What is considered "low calorie"?
Stace (1 year ago)
How low is too low cal? I just started a keto diet and intermitting fasting, and I often eat only 1000 to 1200, because I’m not hungry and typically I can’t eat anymore than that. Is that OK?
sally smith (1 year ago)
Just what I wanted to know! Thank you.
Buick 401 (1 year ago)
Dr. Berg. Is it true the body can not assimilate inorganic minerals?
Darin Hibbs (1 year ago)
Working to ise tjese techniques to get off Synthroid
Missboricua R (1 year ago)
I have hypothyroid had thyroid surgery 2005. And am on Synthroid , and am bad eater I usually have hot oatmeal in the morning, then maybe if I do fill hunger it already 5. And I do workout went I do a hard work out then I do a slim fast shake because I do fill hungry.. it been hard for me to lose weight especially since also have a left bad knee it ten to slow me down .. so am at a lost on how to speed up my weight lost .. help! 😊
Stephanie Mendez (1 year ago)
What if you don't have a thyroid Dr. Berg? How does that play into all this.
nicola ghanie (1 year ago)
Hi Dr. Eric Berg I am from Guyana your videos are healing me a lot I have all the symptoms of hypothyroid but when I go to the doctors here and them put me on the test it doesn't show up at all and then I don't know what to do can u give me a advice on what to do
Fruitful One (1 year ago)
Thank you for information, I'm feeling better and understanding more about hashimotos.
Edith Ivhay Rosenblat (1 year ago)
I love this man
Edith Ivhay Rosenblat (1 year ago)
I've lost so much weight doing this
CherryBoo65 Boone (1 year ago)
This is my third day of IF and cravings are down and my energy is up! Thank you!
Moriah Weiss (1 year ago)
Hola Dr. Berg, I have a video request! You conducted many very detailed videos on intermittent fasting and its something I started to practice. BUT what is your opinion on prolonged water fasting? Im talking like 48+ hours. Cell apoptosis has been shown to be present on the third day. Ive done some research on the "ultimate reset" mode this enables in your body. I would value your opinion on clearing up some things with the endocrinology involved and what is necessary to maintain a healthy fast. (I heard electrolytes are key.) Thank you so much, your work has truly bettered my health!
Dogu Kan (1 year ago)
what if I have hashimotos thyroditis? should I do it?
Erika Rivera (1 year ago)
Dr Berg what if u are doing keto and Intermittent fasting also I workout everyother day, and I have no thyroid due to thyroid cancer, no gallbladder, and High estrogen... What can I do please help??? thank u
Chhavi Pandey (1 year ago)
Thank u Dr berg , i have asked this question many times on your videos because till now i was told that IF messes up thyroid even more . If you can just guide me more on how to eat when i am a vegetarian and i do not eat eggs also .. that would be really helpful .
mmmarshall08 (1 year ago)
Dr. Berg, if it's not too much trouble please explain, in a video, how your body goes into starvation mode. Also, please breakdown how your body may respond to going into starvation mode due to a low calorie diet or intermittent fasting. I'm trying to understand the difference of knowing when my body may have hit a plateau or when my body may think it's in starvation mode. I hope that makes sense. Thank you.
Bani Ahluwalia (1 year ago)
Thank you
Bani Ahluwalia (1 year ago)
Doctor sea kelp is not available here. What do I do?
Russell Armani (1 year ago)
Dr. Berg, what to do when I don't have a thyroid anymore. How to get normal again? It's been years and I am still fatigued, gained weight and it stays that way no matter what I do. Thank you.
diego barrera (1 year ago)
los subtítulos en español?????
Pam P. (1 year ago)
is keto good for hashimotos? I also have type 2 diabetes. thank you for your help and your videos.
AM (1 year ago)
gallbladder gone. t4 to t3 wouldn't be able then to convert or can it? please advise.
Pam Mayers (1 year ago)
You can make your own keto syrup Butterworth flavoring with real maple on line delicious last along time. I used my husband's empy bottle of sugar free syrup and made my own syrup. You can make it at home better.check out pinterest
ElianitaC21 (1 year ago)
I have a question Dr Berg, i been following a ketogenic diet for about 2 months now, i was loosing weight but extremely slow, i started having severe muscle spams went to see my Dr and my tsh was at 100 she diagnosed me with hypothyroidism, gave me levothyroxine 125mg and it help, it made all my muscles spams go away and i have recently seen the diet working, i am loosing 1.5 to 2 pounds per week. 2 months before during my yearly physical exam my tsh was within a normal range, the only thing that changed was my diet. My question is could the keto diet had affected my thyroid because i was eating below my calories allowed per day, i was eating one meal per day sometimes getting around 700-900 calories per day because i was just not hungry, i think the increase of fat in my diet was making me feel fuller for longer periods of time.
mrsiau (1 year ago)
Angeloublue32 (1 year ago)
For some reason by body doesn't react well to fasting and I usually gain weight if I try to fast too much. I think it might be the stress causing my cortisol to spike.  The most I can go is 12 hours but I usually only last 8 hours. I'm following my hunger cues. I don't eat snacks but I do eat mainly 3 times a day which, I know, most keto'ers only eat 1 or 2 times a day. I have lost 80 lbs so far but I've been stalled for months and have at least another 60 lbs to lose. It's curious to me because I exercise with hiking for up to 5 hours and weight lifting 5 days a week. Should I be forcing myself to intermittent fast even when I'm hungry?
Kathy M (1 year ago)
Very informative videos! I have hypothyroidism and have been taking Synthroid. My biggest problem seems to be with nodules. There's not much info out there. Do you know what causes them? And how to reduce their size and not have surgury?
Virginia Dias (1 year ago)
I'm 18 and I want to lose the last 10pounds that i need and I can't seem to lose weight even fasting
Virginia Dias (1 year ago)
what about prolonged fasting like fasting for a week or month?
Bridge Metz (1 year ago)
What do you do for low TSH? My T3 and T4 are fine, but TSH is low, and I intermittent fast, have for a few months now. Thanks!
Torah is Life (1 year ago)
intermittent fasting and adrenal fatigue
Michele L (1 year ago)
Westcoastswingmusic thank you for taking the time to wake me up. I don't know what I was thinking when I wrote that about spinach.
russmaleartist (1 year ago)
I was diagnosed with Hashimoto's. I was low on B-12, Selenium, Vitamin D3, to name a few. I blanked out on a number of occasions and had a lot of muscle and joint pain, that seemed to move around. After being diagnosed, I did a lot of research as I was out of work and could not keep up with the nutritional doctor/chiropractic, and over the years, despite the Hashimotos, lost weight, but I was determined to find my way and not with medication. I went off of the carbs: breads, pastas . . . all the things I enjoyed, and as I would have relapses, I would take note as to what seemed to trigger the pain. Today, if I ingest something I am not sure of its ingredients, I can, in a couple of days, be notified by my body under no uncertain terms, not to eat that again. I stay away from carbs, sugars, and stay with using a Vitamix for my greens intake, salmon, grass-fed beef, chicken breasts, sweet potatoes, and steamed broccoli, Omega 3 oils, coconut oil, extra virgin olive oil (organic), and I use Dulse -- a type of seaweed, iodine, and sublingual B-12 and D3 . . . and try other items cautiously -- trying always to keep the digestive track in good shape with probiotics, extra enzymes, if needed, and I have learned to develop a taste for those things that seem to support my health. My motivation is feeling good or bad -- I choose good. Also, I have gotten back to exercise at the gym and my energy has improved. Overall, my skin has improved, my scalp, my tongue has lost any candida, and my pain management is under control for the most part. I even gained back my ability to sleep much better. The goal is to live a quality life and not allow the medical and pharmaceutical agenda control you, destroy your life. I praise the Lord Jesus Christ for His help and for leading me in the right paths . . . and I thank Dr. Berg for much help indirectly for also helping tremendously.
Ib pr (22 hours ago)
Amy Rowe hey thanks a lot for this! I am actually going to a new doctor in two weeks and i will get that checked because my last doctor refused to check it..
Amy Rowe (1 day ago)
Ib pr If your hair is falling out and your symptoms are not improving on the dose of thyroid medicine your dr/np says is “standard” then you need to demand an THYROID ANTIBODIES test right away and make sure your hypothyroid is not actually caused by Hashimotos disease. Heads up, most docs don’t care if you have Hashimotos because they say “it is treated the same” and they DO NOT usually test for it after you test positive for hypo. HOWEVER if you are in fact positive for Hashi’s you will want to get an endocrinologist ASAP. They actually treat Hashi’s at a higher dose of thyroid meds then your GP will EVER prescribe and it will basically do NO GOOD to take too low a dose which is for hypothyroid. My endocrinologist doubled the dose my GP had been giving me that was “standard” or “within normal limits” and my hair FINALLY stopped falling out. He also said by not being properly diagnosed I spent seven years basically not even being treated at all because the level of meds was worthless for Hashimotos.
Lyubomir Lalov (13 days ago)
This is glorious, I been tryin to find out about "the ultra thyroid solution book" for a while now, and I think this has helped. Have you ever come across - Yannabarn Vanish Thyroid - (just google it ) ? Ive heard some great things about it and my mate got great success with it.
Ib pr (26 days ago)
russmaleartist hey your comment was super helpful. I just recently got diagnosed with hypothyroid and I am going from doctors to doctors but none of them gave me even the basic advices on nutrition or anything. But I am noticing how my hair is falling a lot since I got on thyroid. Did you by any chance have any issues with that?
Rotkim Bose (2 months ago)
Do you that levothyroxine or not? Please answer since I am looking to cure myself naturally.
Scarpion Girl (1 year ago)
I also do coffee with a little coconut almond milk, is that OK?
Scarpion Girl (1 year ago)
Hey doc I've started taking the adrenal kit, have also started the intermittent fasting. but not sure what the rules are. i dont eat a lot so how will i get my calories in with just one meal for the day? I dont want to have more than one meal. can you or someone assist me with a meal plan as to what a one time meal for the day looks like. Thank you and keep up the good work.
Christina Waldrop (1 year ago)
How low is a real low thyroid? Mine is a pitiful 1.2. The dr says it's not low enough to treat., but I feel awful!
farrahkids (1 year ago)
What if you have Graves and have already had RAI and your gall bladder was removed, will intermittent fasting still be a good idea?
MakeupBazar (1 year ago)
Hi Dr berg, i have hypothyroidism and i take synthroid everyday do i need to worry about all these supplements? I am definitely having issue losing weight i been on keto for 4 months and my weight is stuck between 137 to 140. It fluctuates 3-4 pounds on daily basis
kyle q8-906 (1 year ago)
Your awesome eric👍👍👍👍
tony gabriel (1 year ago)
Dr. B, can you do a video on the reason someone may crack (pop) their joints all the time and the risks or benefits associated with it?
Mike F (1 year ago)
3 brazil nuts have your daily dose of selenium.
My Home in Progress (8 days ago)
So can I take the sea kelp with my hypothyroidism?
Emilie191989 (3 months ago)
Yes, I heard a max of 9 per week
Sarah (1 year ago)
I am having issues with intermittent fasting 20/4 and HIIT training combined. I have had adrenal issues for years and these changes are making me feel weak in the early afternoon and nauseous. I have been in ketosis for five months. Where do I go from here?
Brandi Phillips (2 months ago)
Less training maybe?
Kristin W. (1 year ago)
Thanks for another great video,Dr.Berg.
GOLD GUAPO HDTV (1 year ago)
I'm starting today add my snap chat N watch mgg_216👻
ForgiveAndLove09 (1 year ago)
Get your notebook folks, this kind Doctor is teaching us so much! Amazing!
rabbit3001 (1 year ago)
Please do a video on sweating. I feel like I'm sweating way more when I'm in ketosis.
Priscila Molina (1 year ago)
Hi Dr. Berg, I live in a place up the mountains where there's very little iodine in the environment. I suspect that because of that and that I was a vegan who ate high amounts of carbs and soy amongst other factors, I developed a cyst in my left breast. I read the article you adviced on another video about iodine and I've taken 2 or 3 drops of Lugol a day with two supplements in the morning: One has 100mcg Selenium with 4000 UI Vitamin E, 80 mg Ginko Biloba and 100 mg Magnesium and a Selenium Supplement of 200mcg from Alfa (1 of each). Then at night I take another pill of the pill from Alfa. However, in the past 2 days I've been extremely sleepy after breakfast and end up taking a nap that tends to last from 1 to 2 hours. I'm on holiday for the moment so it's ok for now, but I'm a bit worried I'll be this sleepy also when I get back to work when I can't take a nap during the day. What am I doing wrong? Am I taking too little Lugol?

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