Alcohol and Your Thyroid

A question I’ve seen asked more times than I can remember, is ‘Does anyone else feel like they can’t handle their drink as well as they used to?’

So I’m going to look at the connection between alcohol and the thyroid gland!

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A ‘Bad Thyroid Day’

I refer to days when my hypothyroid symptoms are particularly bad 12472613_10209427420069576_6738745950035368936_nas a ‘bad thyroid day’. I’ve had bad thyroid days when my hypothyroidism hasn’t been under control and when it has. Even now, with a good TSH, Free T3 and Free T4, I have bad thyroid days from time to time.

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I’m on Thyroid Medication but Still Feel Tired!

Are you on thyroid medication but still don’t feel well? A lot of thyroid patients feel this way. They might even question if their thyroid medication is working at all. 

Their doctor puts them on thyroid medication and tells them they’re now adequately medicated. They may even do a blood test and tell them that their levels are ‘normal’. So then why do you still feel tired?

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