Weight gain, constipation, thinning hair, low mood, insufficient energy, cold intolerance and insomnia are all symptoms of hypothyroidism. This disease is very common among women and It is important to first accurately diagnose the type of thyroid disorder so that it can be treated appropriately. Currently, Canadian labs report a normal range for TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone- a blood marker for thyroid function) as 0.35-5.0mIU/L, which is too broad a range according to the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. At Bronte Wellness we recommend supporting thyroid function to a reference range of 0.35-2.5mIU/L, resulting in weight loss & fewer hypothyroid symptoms. This type of thyroid treatment is also helpful in balancing all hormones since the thyroid plays such an integral role in optimal hormonal health.