Thyroid Treatments

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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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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Getting the Vitamins and Minerals You Need in Your Diet

Getting the Vitamins and Minerals You Need

Getting the vitamins and minerals you need in your diet can be a challenge. The good news is that the harvest season is just getting started and that means an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables, which of course means it’s fairly easy to get the vitamins and minerals you need to have a healthy body. In this…

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Echotherapy: New Treatment for Thyroid Nodules

Echotherapy: New Treatment for Thyroid Nodules

Echotherapy is a promising new treatment for thyroid nodules. The new ultrasound device, called EchoPulse, works by using ultrasound to generate heat in a targeted area. Doctors believe it could take the place of surgery thus eliminating the incisions and scars of traditional thyroid surgery. Sounds good to me! You can read the full report…

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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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