Thyroid Treatments

Natural Thyroid Treatments: Are You In The 20%

Natural Thyroid Treatments: Are You In The 20%

Approximately 20% of thyroid patients have difficulty converting T4 thyroid hormone to the usable T3 thyroid hormone.  For years, synthetic thyroid medications have been the preferred form of treatment in the form of T3 or T4. According to this article by Daniel Clark, he is stating that thyroid doctors and patients have just started to…

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Thyroid Cancer: Less Is More?

Thyroid Cancer: Less Is More?

Thyroid cancer has been on the rise for the past 10 years. This was mainly because a total thyroidectomy was the standard for any tumors found on the thyroid. However, that standard may be changing. The American Thyroid Association states the standard of care for a tumor found on your thyroid is to have the…

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Do Processed Foods Help Treat Hashimotos

Do Processed Foods Help Treat Hashimotos

Do processed foods fit into a diet that is tailored for those who suffer from Hashimotos? Or is it a part of your diet you have to abandon? In this article by Phoebe Lapin on Pulse.ng, she shares her journey to healthier eating and how difficult it was to maintain. She documented the changes she…

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Can You Have Too Much Medicine

Can You Have Too Much Medicine

Too much medicine! Is that even a possibility in today’s modern health care facilities? Now, doctors are questioning the increasing numbers of patients being over diagnosed, especially when it comes to cancer.  And thyroid cancer is at the top of the list. Cultural beliefs that more tests and treatments are better, financial incentives at the…

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Can Essential Oils Ease Hypothyroid Symptoms

Can Essential Oils Ease Hypothyroid Symptoms

Essential oils are all the rage right now. Everywhere you turn there are ads from these oils offering you relief from the wide range of symptoms that come with hypothyroidism. But , do these oils really help ease any of those symptoms? I can tell you from experience that lemongrass is very soothing for dry…

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Dr. Weil’s Thyroid Health Advice

Dr. Weil's Thyroid Health Advice

Dr. Weil’s thyroid health advice is some of the most sought after in the alternative medicine world. The doctor offers advice for thyroid health with tips on medicine, diet and alternative approaches. His recommendation for thyroid hormone replacement medicine is a combination called Thyroloar, which is a mix of T3 (triiodothyronine) and T4 (thyroxine) hormones similar…

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Healing Foods For Your Thyroid

Healing Foods For Your Thyroid

Healing foods for your thyroid are in abundance right now, you may just not know it! One of the best foods for thyroid health is apples, which is one of my favorite fruits, and they are plentiful right now! We know that nutrition is one of the best ways to improve your thyroid health, and…

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Thyroid Medications: Does One Really Fit All

Thyroid Medications

Thyroid medications are a one size fits all according to most doctors. But is that really true? From my experience, it is! The majority of conventional  doctors I have seen for my thyroid disease all tell me there is only one thyroid medicine they will prescribe and that is Synthroid or the generic version Levothyroxine.…

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Medication Risks When Treating Thyroid Disease

Medication Risks When Treating Thyroid Disease

Medication risks are part of a normal, modern, treatment plan laid out by your doctor. Nothing could be more true than when treating autoimmune thyroid disease. Now, it doesn’t matter if you are treating either Hashimoto’s thyroiditis or Graves’ disease, the decision of whether or not to take certain thyroid medications is certainly a personal one.…

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A Flat Belly: Is That Even Possible?

A Flat Belly: Is That Even Possible?

A flat belly is the goal everyone wants to achieve. Face it, it is the one thing most people want in life to look their best. But not having a flat belly can be caused by more than just weight gain. In the following article by Emily DiNuzzo on Reader’s digest, she shares the reasons…

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