Stuart Lerner, MD
Family Medicine & Holistic Medicine located in Kailua, HI
Have you ever seen a specialist for fatigue and were told you have 'normal' thyroid function tests? Are you working out every day and have trouble losing weight? Many people with hypothyroidism are symptomatic with fatigue but have normal blood levels! In fact, this is very common. Dr. Lerner offers comprehensive, individualized testing and treatment with a focus on naturopathic strategies to find the root cause of your thyroid or other hormone related illness. To schedule your consultation, please call or use the online booking tool today.
Fatigue and Thyroid Disorders Q & A
What is hypothyroidism?
Hypothyroidism is the most common thyroid disorder. It occurs when the thyroid gland doesn’t produce enough hormone. Common symptoms include:
- Forgetfulness, Brain fog and poor focus
- Weight gain and foot swelling
- Joint and muscle pain, fibromyalgia
- Feeling cold
Hypothyroidism has non-specific symptoms, so if you notice any of these, please come in and get your thyroid tested.
Dr Lerner evaluates and treats common thyroid conditions such as:
- Hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
- Goiters (enlarged thyroid glands)
- Thyroid nodules
- Thyroid cancer
Dr. Lerner does an advanced thyroid function and adrenal evaluation and looks for causes of fatigue common in both men and women.
Proper treatment may include using T3 or herbal supplements in certain patients. This will often 'wake up' a sluggish mind and body. It may even help with weight loss that has plateaued.
To evaluate fatigue and your thyroid function, make an appointment with Dr. Lerner today. Schedule your appointment over the phone or use the online booking tool.
How do you treat fatigue and thyroid conditions?
In general, when you focus on reducing inflammation in your body, you can improve your condition. Every person is different, and Dr. Lerner bases your treatment on your individual symptoms and test results.
If you’re ready to take your life back from fatigue or a thyroid condition, make an appointment today.
Please schedule your appointment over the phone or use the online booking tool.