Thyroid Treatments

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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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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