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Step 3. Nixon Seven Step Thyroid Protocol

Step 3 - Dietary Factors

This is an extension of what has been considered in previous steps, but it is critical to learn and understand not only the history of the all-pervading blood tests, but also to understand the reasons why they don't reflect the proper state of your thyroid gland.

How will blood tests for TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone) be influenced by dieting/ by diabetes? By insulin resistance? By stress?

What is the impact of autoimmune antibodies? Is it possibly linked to low stomach acid? 

How did doctors diagnose thyroid dysfunction in the days before the blood tests became available? 

What is the connection between fibromyalgia and thyroid dysfunction? and the link with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?