Thyroid Treatments

Alternative Cancer Treatments: Why Chemo Isn’t Always Best

Alternative Cancer Treatments: Why Chemo Isn't Always Best

Alternative cancer treatments are out there, but why are most cancer treatments always ended with chemotherapy? The theory behind chemotherapy treatments is that it kills dividing cells, however only a small percentage of cancers fall into that category. This leaves many diagnosed with cancer to endure crippling chemotherapy treatments even though it will do nothing…

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Drug Side Effects: Is It All In Our Heads

Drug Side Effects: Is It All In Our Heads

Drug side effects have been in the news quite a bit lately. Ever since Merck reformulated their levothyroxine medication, thousands of patients in France have reported widespread side effects. The French drug safety group National Agency for Medicines and Health Products Safety (ANSM) is expected to release an account of the adverse-event reports later this month,…

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Fasting: Is It Really Good For You

Is Fasting Really Good For You

Is fasting a part of a healthy lifestyle for you? Or is it a practice that you just don’t feel is worth the effort? We know that a fast helps flush out the toxins in our bodies as well as easing the digestive system, which helps in preventing constipation and dehydration. In this article by…

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Yoga for Thyroid Weight Loss: Does It Work

Yoga for Thyroid Weight Loss: Does It Work

Is yoga for thyroid weight loss a workable plan or is it just another get healthy ploy that just doesn’t work? Don’t you need to run miles or lift hundreds of pounds to lose weight? How do you regain that muscle you had before the thyroid disease?  Plus, add in stress and not so good…

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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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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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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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