Excerpt from Dr. Lanzisera’s Thyroid Report, “THYROID DISORDERS EXPLAINED, Why Do I Still have Symptoms?” First, let’s learn more about how the thyroid works… In healthy people, the thyroid makes just the right amounts of two hormones, T3 and T4. These hormones have important actions throughout the body. Most importantly, they regulate many aspects of […]
One of the more common symptoms of thyroid disorders is the patient’s inability to lose weight. Typically, this is the first clue that something is wrong. Often, the patient is told that the weight will come off once thyroid replacement medication is started. Unfortunately, this doesn’t always occur and the weight gains can continue despite […]
Excerpt from Dr. Lanzisera’s THYROID REPORT “Thyroid Disorders Explained, Why Do I Still Have Symptoms?”: Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis is a condition in which the body’s immune system attacks the thyroid gland (this is an auto-immune disorder). It is diagnosed by checking for thyroid antibodies (TPO & TGB). Hashimoto’s is not a thyroid disease but an immune […]
Some symptoms of hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis can be overlooked. Weight gain and fatigue usually take center stage while symptoms of brain fog are considered secondary. What is brain fog? – This is when you experience memory loss, can’t think clearly, have trouble thinking of the right words to say, and find it hard to […]
Symptoms involving the thyroid, whether they stem from hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, or Hashimoto’s disease, reflect the damage to the various systems and organs of the body. THYROID GLAND Damage to the thyroid gland affects the body’s basal metabolic rate. As a result, weight can be gained easily as in hypothyroidism or lost easily as in hyperthyroidism. […]
The dietary needs of thyroid patients are important for their recovery. This is why the Thyroid Recovery Plan places an emphasis on determining if any food allergies or sensitivities are present in our patients. The diet of anyone, not just those with thyroid problems, should be modified to include fresh fruits and organically-grown vegetables, antibiotic/hormone-free […]
Gaining weight and not being able to lose it is one of the first signs of hypothyroidism. Most men and women know how to keep their weight in a comfortable range… if the jeans are getting too snug, it just means salads for lunch for a week. The idea of a thyroid problem begins to […]
Anemia is diagnosed in 20-60% of patients with hypothyroidism and is often the first sign of hypothyroidism. Diagnosis of hypothyroidism should be considered in every case of anemia with uncertain etiology because sometimes signs of overt hypothyroidism needn’t necessarily be evident. According to the National Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute, anemia is the most common […]
Infertility and miscarriage can be rooted in a thyroid gland that isn’t functioning properly or an autoimmune thyroid disorder called Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Heavy menstrual cycles are also associated with hypothyroidism. As noted in Drs. Frank and Lisa Lanzisera’s book, “What’s Wrong With My Thyroid?”, it’s important to know if your thyroid gland is producing adequate […]
We successfully manage thyroid symptoms with natural, non-drug options based upon lab testing, neurological examination and metabolic assessment. Our treatments are balanced with traditional medical care that you may already be receiving. This approach aims to improve the web of physiologic dysfunction determined by science-based testing to be present in your body. Chronic conditions, including […]
OVERVIEW OF THE THYROID GLAND The thyroid gland is located on the front part of the lower throat. The gland produces thyroid hormones, which regulate metabolic rate which measures how fast calories are consumed to produce energy. Thyroid hormones are vital in regulating body energy, body temperature, play a key role in the body’s utilization […]
WELCOME Problems with the thyroid gland may actually begin in the womb. If a mother has an autoimmune thyroid disorder, the most common cause of thyroid problems in the U.S., then her unborn child’s thyroid function can also be impaired. Maternal antibodies produced against a woman’s thyroid can affect her developing child’s thyroid. The mother’s […]
Dr. Hakaru Hashimoto, a Japanese physician, was researching goiters and iodine deficiencies. At this time, goiters and thyroid disease were strongly linked to a dietary lack of iodine. While researching, Dr Hashimoto found a type of goiter that appeared to be unrelated to an iodine deficiency. He biopsied these goiters and his histopathology findings noted […]
Graves’ Disease There are some similarities between Hashimoto’s disease and Graves’ disease. Both conditions are auto-immune disorders and both can cause the symptoms related to hyperthyroidism. While someone with Hashimoto’s disease will experience bouts of hypothyroid symptoms with bouts of hyperthyoid symptoms, a patient with Graves’ disease will consistently have the symptoms related to hyperthyroidism. […]
TOTAL THYROID CARE Thyroid issues are increasing in the U.S. at a truly alarming rate. In our thyroid book “What’s Wrong With My Thyroid? ” we tell why so many people are having to deal with this problem and its unwanted symptoms. In 2012 it was reported that 60 million people or 20% of the population in America […]
Often, it is difficult to find a doctor in your area who treats thyroid symptoms. It can be even more difficult to locate such a doctor who provides a balanced approach with natural treatment options for the treatment of hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, Graves’ disease, and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Many of our patients with thyroid problems travel distances […]
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a condition that is characterized by prolonged and extreme tiredness or weariness (fatigue) that is not relieved by rest. Someone with CFS may feel like they have a viral infection as many of the symptoms are similar – muscle aches mild fever (101 degrees or less) headache […]
Hashimoto’s Disease Hashimoto’s Disease is an autoimmune disorder that affects your thyroid, a small gland at the base of your throat. It was first described by Dr. Hakaru Hashimoto in 1912 and the first disease to be recognized as an autoimmune disease. What makes Hashimoto’s disease unique is that typically the sufferer experiences hypothyroidism and […]
It is easy to assume that feelings of despair and depression are automatically brain related. After all, depression is considered a mental health disorder resulting from chemical changes in the brain. But what if there is another reason. Your thyroid. The thyroid is a small gland in the neck that helps regulate body temperature. But […]
If you suffer with:
- Hashimoto’s thyroiditis
- Hyperactive thyroid or Grave’s Disease
- Low Energy
- Weight Concerns
- Digestive Issues
If you take thyroid medication yet still experience symptoms or your lab tests are “normal” and you still have symptoms …
Dr. Lanzisera DC, author of “What’s Wrong with My Thyroid?” and frequent television guest doctor, hosts this popular and highly informative seminar.
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Dr. Frank Lanzisera, DC will consult with you about the details of your case and perform a thorough physical examination with neurological testing and metabolic assessment. Dr. Lanzisera will review your examination findings with you, inform you if he will accept your case and, if he feels he can help you, give you his best treatment recommendations.
In some cases, you may also consult with nurse practitoner, Lauren DeNeve, APRN.
Dr. Lanzisera applies natural methods to help those with chronic thyroid conditions, working in conjunction with your primary care medical doctor and endocrinologist specialist. When applicable he employs present day natural methods as an adjunct to help improve your condition.
Call or email us to schedule your appointment with Dr. Lanzisera today.