Thyroid Treatments

Medications: The Dangers of Addiction

Medications: The Danger of Addiction

Medications part of our daily lives, but are you aware of the dangers of addiction from these medications? In today’s post, I am sharing three articles on how the medications we are prescribed by our doctors to solve certain health issues can turn into serious problems. In this first article,  Helen O’Callaghan shares how a woman who…

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Dealing With Chronic Pain at Home

Exhausted: The Surprising Reasons

Today, we have an article by guest author Jackie Waters from hyper-tidy.com  Jackie shares tips on keeping up with household chores. We all know how hard that can be! Welcome Jackie! Chronic pain can disrupt every part of life, from success at work to folding the laundry. For many chronic pain sufferers, home life is…

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Thyroid Doctors: The Communication Challenge

Thyroid Doctors: The Communication Challenge

Thyroid doctors have varying degrees of knowledge even though the thyroid is their specialty. You wonder, how this can be? After all, aren’t they all trained using the same knowledge, lab ranges, and symptoms? So, why do we have such a difficult time talking to our doctors, specifically our thyroid doctors? Why does it seem we leave an…

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How Vitamin D Effects Hypothyroidism

How Vitamin D Effects Hypothyroidism

The following two articles were written live from the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 2017 Annual Meeting in Austin, TX. MPR will be reporting news on the latest findings from leading experts in endocrinology. The first article covers how a vitamin D deficiency combined with autoimmune subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH) can create higher TSH levels with…

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How Nutrition Can Ease Thyroid Disease

How Nutrition Can Ease Thyroid Disease

Nutrition is one of the best ways to ease the symptoms of thyroid disease. The hormones it secretes are responsible for most vital functions of the body.  Many who suffer from a thyroid disorder seek out a conventional doctor for treatment but what many don’t realize is that naturopathic medicine can play an important supportive role…

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Old Natural Thyroid Treatment that Doctors Hate

Old Natural Thyroid Treatment that Doctors Hate

There is an old natural thyroid treatment that doctors hate. It’s called Armour Thyroid. In this article, Maureen McFadden shares a thyroid patients’ story about how her doctor would tell her all her thyroid levels were great! But, whycouldn’t she walk or do any of the activities she enjoyed? The author goes on to state…

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Thyroid Testing: The Infamous Blood Test

Thyroid Testing. The Infamous Blood Test

Thyroid testing is done with a blood test, but how reliable is that test? Dr. Andrew Dickens explains the problems with how thyroid function is tested. His point being that zero of the thyroid function takes place in the blood, so why is thyroid function tested with a blood test? Dr. Dickens shares that for…

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Do You Have Low TSH While Taking Thyroid Meds

Do You Have Low TSH While Taking Thyroid Meds

Do you have low TSH while you are taking a thyroid medication? So, does that mean you are taking too much thyroid hormone? Most providers would have you believe that a low TSH in the presence of taking thyroid medication is ?a sign of hyperthyroidism. This would indicate that you need to LOWER your dose…

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Using Metformin for Thyroid Disease

Using Metformin for Thyroid Disease

Using metformin for treatment of thyroid disease has been proven to be beneficial according to an article published in the Journal of Endocrinology. Metformin is a drug commonly prescribed for Type II diabetes. A recent report publishedin the Journal of Endocrinology reviewed the current understanding of the relationship between metformin and thyroid disease. The authors…

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Exercising with Hypothyroidism

Exercising with Hypothyroidism

Exercising with hypothyroidism is a difficult task. However, we all know how exercise can benefit us. The joint and muscle pain, the fatigue, and the shortness of breath all make exercising an activity we try to avoid. To help you get started or to encourage you to continue, Anindita Ghosh has some suggestions on the…

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