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Hashimoto’s Disease Specialist in Boca Raton, FL

During Hashimoto's Thyroiditis the immune system attacks your thyroid gland

Are you tired of being tired? Do you dread seeing a traditional doctor only to be told nothing is wrong with you? Health complications can be frustrating and overwhelming, especially when the condition is often overlooked.

If you are struggling to get through your day, unable to focus, and are dealing with memory problems on top of other symptoms, you may be suffering from Hashimoto's Thyroiditis.

Hashimoto's Thyroiditis can cause various symptoms, including exhaustion and uncontrollable weight gain, even though you have tried to keep the weight off. Perhaps past doctors have brushed off your symptoms and failed to understand the complexities of your condition.

You deserve a doctor who won't stop until he gets to the root of your symptoms. A doctor who leads with compassion and a level of expertise unparalleled to most traditional doctors treating Hashimoto's Thyroiditis.

Dr. Borenstein is a leading Hashimoto's Thyroiditis doctor in Boca Raton, FL, who is ready to lead you back to optimal health. Call today to set up your first consultation appointment. Call (754) 247-0122 or contact us here.

What is Hashimoto's Thyroiditis?

Hashimoto's Thyroiditis is an autoimmune disorder in which the immune system attacks your thyroid gland, interrupting thyroid hormone production. Hashimoto's Thyroiditis is the most common cause of hypothyroidism or an underactive thyroid.

Working with an experienced thyroid specialist is vital to correct the thyroid disfunction and bring back balance to your hormones.

Hashimoto's Thyroiditis Symptoms

Hashimoto's Thyroiditis can affect your body in various ways and range from mild to severe symptoms, depending on your case. If you are dealing with any of the following symptoms, it's essential not to brush them off, even if they are mild.

Our thyroid professionals will work with you to uncover the cause behind your symptoms and provide a safe and effective healing path.

  • weight gain despite no change in your diet
  • unexplained fatigue
  • hair loss
  • brain fog and memory issues
  • low libido
  • brittle, chipping nails
  • feeling cold when nobody else does
  • constipation and bloating
  • frequent urination and excessive thirst
  • pale and dry skin
  • puffy face, eyes, and belly
  • enlarged tongue
  • muscle weakness and aching
  • joint pain with stiffness and swelling
  • heavy or irregular periods
  • depression and anxiety
  • frequent infections and colds due to a weakened immune system
  • water retention
  • high blood cholesterol
  • carpal tunnel syndrome

In addition to the above symptoms, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis may cause your thyroid gland to swell, causing uncomfortable tightness in your throat. As the disease progresses, a goiter can form due to the lack of thyroid hormones produced. This metabolic imbalance may cause:

  • Infertility
  • Pregnancy complications
  • Heart disorders
  • Depression
  • Cancer
  • myxedema - hypothyroidism so extreme it can lead to coma or death.

To find out more information on Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, call and schedule a consultation with Dr. Borenstein today! Call (754) 247-0122 or contact us here.

Causes of Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

What exactly is causing your symptoms? Many issues may be at play, so it is best to consult an experienced Hashimoto Thyroiditis doctor to get to the bottom of your symptoms.

Any of the following health conditions may be the root of your Hashimoto's diagnosis.

  • Chronic viral infections
  • Genetic predisposition
  • Leaky gut syndrome
  • Inflammatory allergens (like dairy and gluten)
  • Nutrient deficiencies
  • Extreme stress

Diagnosing Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

Our team at Manhattan Integrative Medicine in Boca Raton utilizes the most advanced diagnostic tools to give a more accurate diagnosis.

Your diagnosis has probably been overlooked in the past because it takes a deeper look to uncover the root cause. Taking one thyroid test is not enough to tell us what is really going on.

Dr. Borenstein understands that getting to the underlying issue takes time, patience, and a comprehensive approach. He will order bloodwork to screen for every possible root cause.

Dr. Borenstein has a thorough process for diagnosing Hashimoto's Thyroiditis which may include:

  • Antibody testing
  • Testing for thyroid hormone levels including TSH, free T3, free T4, reverse T3.
  • Examine the gut for leaky gut syndrome
  • Uncover any gluten or dairy sensitivities
  • Blood screening for viruses like Epstein-Barr virus and human herpesvirus (HHV6)
  • Testing for any nutritional deficiencies
  • Review cortisol, leptin, and insulin levels

Treatment for Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

When dealing with a complex disorder such as Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, it's vital to be working with a highly experienced thyroid doctor like Dr. Borenstein. Dr. Borenstein and his team have helped many patients in the Boca Raton area, just like you.

He provides healing modalities and revolutionary solutions to help you heal from Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, addressing your specific symptoms.

Your treatment will align with your unique body and diagnoses and may include the following treatment options.

  • Hashimoto's Thyroiditis Diet
  • Supplements
  • Anti-Virals
  • Low Dose Naltrexone
  • Thyroid Optimization Therapy

Request Your Consultation Today!

If you are ready to start your healing journey, call Dr. Borenstein today and schedule a consultation! Call (754) 247-0122 or contact us here.

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5550 Glades Road, Suite 210
Boca Raton, FL 33431

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