Thyroid Horror Stories-Why Is Treatment So Varied

Thyroid Horror Stories-Why Is Treatment So Varied

Thyroid horror stories are everywhere and the number of successful treatment stories are few and far between. So that immediately brings up the questions of why does this happen and what can be done to help correct this problem that seems to be a normal occurrence when treating thyroid disease. One of the problems is…

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Women Are Demanding Old Version of Thyroid Medication

Women Are Demanding Old Version of Thyroid Medication

Women are demanding the old version of the thyroid medication Levothyrox in France. Authorities have been forced to bring back the old formula due to the new formulation causing serious side-effects. As normal with health professionals, they also called for calm, saying that any drug was liable to provoke side effects, and that most problems with…

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Nutrition for Those With Graves Disease

Nutrition

Nutrition for those who suffer from Graves disease is vital, as with any chronic disease. Graves is an autoimmune disease and the main cause of hyperthyroidism, due to antibodies attacking your thyroid gland causing it to produce more thyroid hormone than your body needs. In this article by Andrea Aguilar, posted on the Michigan State…

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Your Eyebrows: Needing Love After Trauma

Your Eyebrows: Love After Trauma

Your eyebrows may need some love. If you suffer from chronic disease, your eyebrows and lashes may need some attention. Many who suffer from thyroid disease or any of the several other diseases suffer from hair loss that targets your head, eyebrows or eyelashes. Or maybe you were involved in an accident that left you with non-existent eyebrows or…

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Weight Loss With Thyroid Disease

Weight Loss With Thyroid Disease

Weight loss with thyroid disease can be a challenge, to say the least. We all know that when you have a chronic disease, it pretty much takes over your life. In this story by Alexis Clark on Women’s Health, she shares how she let her condition stop her from losing weight. She states: If all…

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Hormonal Imbalance-The Why and How

Hormonal Imbalance

Hormonal imbalance is a condition many women live with. From adolescence to menopause, our hormones are all over the place. This is normal but when that balance is upset, then other not so pleasant issues start to show up. Everything from stress to digestive problems to thyroid function can upset that hormone balance without us…

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The Contaminated Egg Scandal Grows

Contaminated Egg Scandal Grows

The contaminated egg scandal is growing in Europe. A broad-spectrum insecticide used on chicken farms to control fleas, lice, ticks, cockroaches, mites and other insects was found at extremely high levels on several Dutch poultry farms. This insecticide is considered “moderately toxic” to humans. This insecticide is fipronil and it can damage the liver, kidneys and thyroid…

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Are All Medical Procedures Safe?

Are All Medical Procedures Safe?

Most of us have had medical procedures performed, but how do you know if that procedure is safe? Just so you know, not all medical procedures involve surgery. One of the procedures mentioned is Hormone Replacement Therapy. I started on the hormones and all was fine for a while. Then after a few years, this was before they…

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Over diagnosed Conditions: The Top Five

Over diagnosed Conditions: The Top Five

Over diagnosed conditions are on the rise but how do you know if you are at risk? In this article by Dr. Ray Moynihan, he shares the top five diagnoses you should be aware of having the risk of overdiagnosis. Surprise, surprise thyroid cancer is #1. The good news is that doctors groups across the…

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Levothyrox: Have You Noticed the Change?

Levothyrox: Have You Noticed the Change?

Levothyrox (also know as Levothyroxine) is a medication that many who suffer from thyroid disease take on a daily basis. However, there are complaints surfacing that the change in the formula is causing problems with symptom control among thyroid patients. This problem is so serious that a petition has been launched and has collected 20 000 signatures…

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