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Thyroid / Adrenal Wellness


DonohueSiteServices_05Thyroid/Adrenal Wellness – Serving Buckhead, Midtown, and Little Five Points, Atlanta

Many people suffer from thyroid conditions and problems with their adrenal glands. You or someone you know may have hypothyroidism, which means a low level of thyroid hormone is present. This condition can cause a wide range of symptoms including but not limited to anxiety, weight gain, sore joints and muscles, headaches, fluid retention, fatigue, low sexual desire, a swollen neck, high cholesterol and more. As you see, these symptoms are not fun. Hormone replacement therapy can work well to alleviate these symptoms.

Your adrenal glands secrete several hormones that affect your entire body. These are important hormones that give you health and vitality. This includes sex hormones. Due to aging, busy and stressful lifestyles, and due to other illnesses we experience, the adrenal hormones can become depleted and do not provide us with the benefits that they once did. This condition is known as adrenal fatigue. Symptoms of adrenal fatigue include anxiety and lack of sleep. There are also other adrenal gland disorders. Our outstanding medical team can utilize hormone therapy to resolve these conditions.

THE PROCESS

The thyroid gland secretes T4 (thyroxine) and T3 (triiodothyronine). A common form of treatment for hypothyroidism is to treat someone with levothyroxine, a synthetic form of T4. But it does not work for all patients, some continue to have symptoms. The fact is, T3 is also needed. But it has only been available in a synthetic form that is rapidly released and absorbed, and so can lead to higher levels of T-3 in the body then normal, and this can cause serious side effects like heart palpitations.

At Total Health & Rejuvenation of Buckhead Atlanta, we do a simple blood draw to determine your exact deficiencies. The bottom line is that your body is not making enough thyroid hormone for your needs and so thyroid hormone replacement is necessary. We attempt to replicate normal thyroid levels to the extent possible. This means that we monitor your progress and health to ensure that you are not receiving too much or too little thyroid hormone.

With adrenal conditions, we supplement the inadequate adrenal hormone levels, either thru herbal remedies or bioidentical cortisol replacement. We always discuss our processes with every client and answer all of your questions. Please note that hormone therapy for thyroid and adrenal issues are primarily given by oral supplements.

THE BENEFITS

Note that any hormone therapy for adrenal and thyroid conditions would begin with hormone testing, which we arrange for you. We test primarily thru saliva or blood. All doctors here at our facility are well-versed in multiple forms of thyroid and adrenal testing and replacement. Specific supplements and treatments support and repair the endocrine system, and we are highly knowledgeable in this area.

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  • My wife and I starting coming to BodyLogicMD a few years ago as were both feeling the effects of our aging. She was pre-menopausal with slight weight gain and night sweats and low energy and I was suffering from very low testosterone as most men over 40 do and had low energy. My wife read about hormone treatment in a book by Susanne Somers and we searched out doctors in Atlanta that offered it and found BodylogicMD. After being on our treatment programs for about 90 days we both felt great and our symptoms went away and we have maintained...Read More
  • "At 44 I was tired of feeling tired. I wasn't sleeping through the night, waking up with the sweats and just not able to turn my brain off. During the day, I had no energy. The 3 pm slump would hit me like a ton of bricks everyday - no matter how well I had slept the night before. My libido was pretty much zilch and I was seriously moody. Worst of all, don't tell my husband the no libido wasn't the worst, I couldn't lose weight to save my life. After hearing about BodyLogicMD, I decided that something needed...Read More

  • "I was unable to find a provider who specializes in female hormones through my OBGYN – they just give you the pill which I didn’t want. And, my endocrinologist fell short in this area. Then I found BodyLogicMD of Atlanta and Dr. Karen Weldon. At my first appointment, the office staff was great, and Dr. Weldon was very thorough in reviewing my lab results. During the course of my treatment, Dr. Weldon has been very quick in responding to all my questions via email which is very convenient. I can write to her when an issue is happening and...Read More

  • "Dr. Donohue has been treating me for several years now and the change in my health has been incredible.  I no longer have that “foggy” feeling, my thoughts are now clear and concise.  I have more energy and look healthier than I have ever looked before, and my friends and family have noticed and commented favorably.  With the boost in energy I’m able to exercise more and that has resulted in a better looking body and a lower number on the scale!  I completely trust Dr. Donohue, he’s knowledgeable and takes the time to explain things, is compassionate and is...Read More
  • "My husband I have been Dr. Donohue’ patients for the past several years and we can honestly say it has been a life changing experience for us….., as we grow “younger”, we have been faced with many age related deteriorations physically and mentally…., Dr. Donohue’ precise HRT therapy and supplements have made us feel and look as young as we feel at our hearts…, plus I love the fact Dr. Donohue is prompt and we never have to wait more than 5 mins!!!!!!!! The staff at his office is wonderful as well; professional, friendly and very caring; we are just...Read More

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