Thyroid Disease Sitemap - Page 1 2016-09-26

Dry Mouth and What It Means for Your Health
Dry mouth can be a symptom of various conditions, and is more common in thyroid patients. Find out what it means for your health.

Key Symptoms of Hyperthyroidism - An Overactive Thyroid
A look at the key symptoms of hyperthyroidism - an overactive thyroid

Thyroid Symptoms
A look at other thyroid symptoms - hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, nodules, goiter, and thyroid cancer.

Key Symptoms of Hypothyroidism - An Underactive Thyroid
A look at the key symptoms of hypothyroidism - an underactive thyroid

Guided Meditation For Women With Thyroid Disease
An interview with One Light One Spirit founder and holistic teacher Demo DiMartile about his new audio guided meditation for women with thyroid disease.

Cinnamon and Insulin Resistance and Weight Loss
The spice cinnamon offers huge promise as a natural way to reduce blood sugar, increase insulin levels, and help with diabetes and weight loss. Cinnamon may be an effective functional food.

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Thyroid Success Stories: People Share Their Experiences
Thyroid patients with hypothyroidism, thyroid cancer, and hyperthyroidism describe their own success stories.

Thyroid Care Feedback From Patients to Endocrinologists
Thyroid patient advocate Mary Shomon addresses endocrinologists, to share some thoughts about communications, dogma, and the future of thyroid care.

Good Advice for New Thyroid Patients
Thyroid patients share the one piece of advice they wish they'd had when they were first diagnosed with a thyroid condition.

Antithyroid Drugs in the US and Around the World
A look at the antithyroid drugs available outside the United States, including methimazole, carbimazole and propylthiouracil / PTU.

The Best Pinterest Pages on Thyroid Disease
A look at some of the best Pinterest boards for information on thyroid disease, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, diet and weight loss.

Natural Desiccated Thyroid as Thyroid Treatment
Research reported at the Endocrine Society found that natural desiccated thyroid drugs were a safe alternative to levothyroxine in treating h​ypothyroidism.

Lose Weight With Hypothyroidism
Do you wonder whether you can lose weight on synthroid? Learn how to optimize your thyroid treatment and put some social fun into your weight loss workout!

Mary Shomon's Book, Living Well With Hypothyroidism -- What Your Doctor Doesn't Tell You. . . That You Need to Know -Thyroid Disease
Information about the only patient-oriented, patient-written guide to living well with this most common thyroid condition, the HarperCollins March 2000 publication, Living Well With Hypothyroidism, What Your Doctor Doesn't Tell You. . . That You Need to Knowfrom Mary Shomon, your About.com Guide

Are Radioactive Thyroid Patients a Public Health Hazard?
Are radioactive thyroid patients a public health Hazard? In 2010, Congress tackled the risk of 'drive-thru radiation.' Find out what happened here.

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Doctors Who Refuse to Prescribe Armour, Other Mysteries
Yeast infections, fatigue, and elevated thyroid antibodies are just a few thyroid medical mysteries. Learn about what could be making you sick and what you can do about it.

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The Low Iodine Diet for Radioactive Iodine Treatment
Information on a low-iodine diet, which is often necessary to increase the effectiveness of the radioactive iodine treatments for thyroid patients.

Chia For Fatigue, Weight Loss and Health in Thyroid Patients
A look at chia seeds and their impact on fatigue, energy, blood sugar, and hypothyroidism, as well as James Scheer's book, The Magic of Chia.

Balancing Your Immune System
An overview of how to best balance your immune system, to help support healing of autoimmune disease, including Hashimoto's and Graves'.

Secrets of Successful Thyroid Patients
20 Secrets of successful thyroid patients, featuring ideas and information on things patients can do to feel their best, from Mary Shomon, Thyroid Guide, patient advocate and author of a number of books and guides on thyroid disease and autoimmune disease

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Understanding the Presence of Thyroid Antibodies in Test Results
Does your blood test reveal thyroid antibodies? Find out what it means to have thyroid antibodies and how antibodies impact your treatment options.

Diet and Weight Loss Center for Thyroid Patients
Comprehensive Thyroid Diet and Weight Loss resources for people with hypothyroidism and other thyroid conditions to help lose weight.

Is Coconut Oil a Thyroid and Weight Loss Miracle?
Is coconut oil a thyroid miracle cure? In an interview with physician Dr. Ken Woliner, we learn about coconut oil, weight loss, and thyroid health.

Is Coconut Oil Really a Thyroid Cure? (An Open Letter)
Find out about coconut oil and thyroid as Dr. Ken Woliner responds to Bruce Fife's positive assessment of coconut oil as a thyroid and weight loss cure.

10 Thyroid Mistakes Your Doctor May Be Making
If you do not get a full thyroid panel, or investigate all your symptoms, you treatment may not be optimized for you. Learn how to address common thyroid medical mistakes.

Mira Kirshenbaum Talks About Emotional Energy
Mira Kirshenbaum talks about her book, The Emotional Energy Factor, and the link between emotional energy and fatigue related to chronic conditions.

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Underactive Thyroid in Dogs -- Canine Hypothyroidism
An underactive thyroid in dogs could make Fido lose his spark and could it be a sign of canine hypothyroidism. Explore these frequently asked questions about canine thyroid troubles.

The Adrenal - Thyroid Connection
Interview with Drs. Richard and Karilee Shames on the connection between adrenal insufficiency and hypothyroidism​.

Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, and Autoimmune Thyroid
Fatigue, weight gain, and body aches can be symptoms of autoimmune thyroid disease. Learn about the link between chronic fatigue and thyroid disease.

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Chernobyl Has Continuing Thyroid Impact in Region
The 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident had an impact on rates of thyroid disease and cancer, particularly in children in Belarus and Ukraine.

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Is Thyroid Disease Really So "Easy to Treat?"
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The Celiac/Autoimmune Thyroid Connection
Research links Celiac disease and Gluten-Intolerance to autoimmune thyroid disease like Hashimotos Disease, Graves' Disease, or hypothyroidism

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Low Sex Drive and Thyroid Disease (Hypothyroidism)
A look at sexual dysfunction and thyroid disease, including diagnosing and treating these issues, and resolving thyroid-related problems.

Synthroid Class Action Lawsuit Settlement Approved
Knoll Pharmaceuticals/Synthroid LevothyroxineThyroid Drug for Hypothyroidism -- Consumer Class Action Lawsuit Settlement

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Graves' Disease: An Overview
An overview of Graves' disease, including​ what is an autoimmune disease, to what the symptoms are, how it is treated, and what happens if it is left untreated.

Thyroid Hormone Replacement Drug Interactions FAQ
Here's our comprehensive list of frequently asked questions about food, drug, and supplement interactions with thyroid medication.

Fluoride and Fluoridated Water's Link to Thyroid Disease
FFluoride and the Thyroid: The Controversy - a look at the controversy over fluoride and fluoridation of water, and the health effects on the thyroid.

Interactions with Thyroid Drugs
Interactions with Thyroid Drugs, Mary Shomon's Thyroid Drug Database, featuring Thyroid Drugs & Manufacturers, and Information on Drugs Including Synthroid, Levothyroxine, Armour, Cytomel, T3 and Others

Hyperthyroidism and Excess Thyroid Hormone Increases Osteoporosis Risk
Hyperthyroidism -- an overactive thyroid - and taking too much thyroid hormone increases the risk for osteoporosis and bone fractures.

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T3 Triiodothyronine Drugs Improve Quality of Life
Report on the Groundbreaking New England Journal of Medicine research that found that the majority of patients feel better on the addition of T3 totheir levothyroxine, from Mary Shomon, your Thyroid Guide

Essential Fatty Acids: Interview with Dr. Udo Erasmus
A look at the role of essential fatty acids in thyroid health and metabolism with Dr. Udo Erasmus, author of Fats that Heal, Fats that Kill.

Oprah Winfrey's Thyroid Problem Wasn't Actually Cured
Oprah Winfrey announced that her thyroid condition had been cured. Was it? Find out the real story.

Do You Have Autoimmune Disease Symptoms? A Checklist
A look at the signs, common symptoms and risk factors for the more than 80 autoimmune diseases.

Advice on Managing Thyroid Disease and Chronic Illness
Integrative therapist Dr. Jan Nicholson offers advice on how to take a mind-body approach to thyroid disease and chronic illness. Read more here.

Dr. Lily's Approach to Thyroid and Hormone Imbalances
A Q&A interview with McLean, Virginia-based integrative physician Elizabeth Conrad -- Dr. Lily -- regarding thyroid and hormonal imbalances.

Drinking More Water Could Help Thyroid Patients Weigh Less
Research shows that increasing plain water intake is linked to weight loss or maintenance.

Does Hysterectomy Increase Thyroid Cancer Risk?
Some research suggests women who receive hysterectomy for benign causes may be at increased risk for thyroid and other cancers. Should you be worried?

Don't Let "Airport Anxiety" Ruin Your Trip
Flying on an airplane can be physically and mentally draining. Air travel can also cause

When A Coworker, Employee, or Boss Has Thyroid Disease
An open letter to the colleagues of thyroid patients, to help those who work with thyroid patients understand what it is like to have thyroid disease.

The Paleo Diet - A Thyroid Warning
While many aspects of Paleo may benefit thyroid patients, one aspect of the diet -- eliminating salt -- may trigger unexpected thyroid problems.

Thiamine - Vitamin B1 - Fatigue, and Autoimmune Thyroid Disease
High dose supplementation with thiamine, also known as thiamin and Vitamin B, may help resolve fatigue in thyroid patients who have Hashimoto's disease.

Holistic and Alternative Medicine for Hypothyroidism
A look at holistic approaches for hypothyroidism, including diet, soy, endocrine disruptors, supplements, yoga, guided meditation​, and chiropractic care.

Melatonin, Your Thyroid, and Hormones
Researchers suggest that melatonin is more than a sleep supplement, but can help with menopause, adrenal and thyroid hormone balance.

Do Thyroid Cancer Patients Get Off Really Easy?
HuffingtonPost blogger Cindy Finch started a controversy about thyroid cancer with her 6 Injustices of Cancer post.

The Probiotic Prescription: Understanding Your Gut Bacteria
Understanding probiotics, gut bacteria, the microbiome, microbiota, and the link to health, including thyroid health.

Dutch Thyroid Resources/Schildklier Informatie
Information and web sites in Dutch that talk about thyroid disease. Informatie en websites in het Nederlands die praten over schildklier ziekte.

Traveling Tips for Thyroid Patients
Tips for thyroid patients who are traveling by airplane, boat, train, car or bus - including tips on medication, and protecting the immune system.

Seven Lesser Known Things About Thyroid Conditions
A look at some key facts about thyroid disease that many patients -- and their doctors -- don't know.

TRH Stimulation Thyroid Testing
The TRH Stimulation Test is a long-standing, highly sensitive test that measures the effectiveness of the thyroid in action, not just a static blood test.

A Look at Iodine Levels in Prenatal Vitamins
Pregnant women - especially those with thyroid conditions -- need extra iodine. But research shows that many prenatal vitamins do not include iodine.

TSH Normal Range Endocrinology Controversy
For two decades, the nation's endocrinologists remain divided about the TSH reference range. Prominent endocrinologist Dr. Jeffrey Garber explains.

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Unconventional Tests Used to Diagnose Thyroid Disease
Practitioners sometimes use controversial diagnostic procedures and tests to identify thyroid dysfunction, such as iodine patch or saliva tests.

Morning Sickness and Your Thyroid: The Important Link
Severe morning sickness, known as hyperemesis gravidarum, can also be accompanied by transient hyperthyroidism in pregnancy - THHG.

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Why Do Experts Disagree on Thyroid Screening?
A thyroid screen offers valuable diagnostic information. Find out why there is such disagreement over the benefit of general screening for thyroid disease.

Hypothyroidism Guidelines Cause Controversy
The 2012 Clinical Practice Guidelines for Hypothyroidism in Adults are controversial for some thyroid patients and practitioners.

Thyroid Patients: Is It Perimenopause or Menopause?
The signs and symptoms of perimenopause and menopause, and the link to thyroid disease and other hormonal imbalances.

Blood Spot Tests for Thyroid Evaluation
Richard Shames, MD is increasingly relying on specialized capillary fingerprick/blood spot testing for thyroid levels over venous blood testing.

What Thyroid Patients Need to Know for A Dentist Visit
A visit to the dentist has four key implications for thyroid patients.

Ten Questions to Ask About Your Thyroid Health
Ten Questions to Ask About Your Thyroid Health, from the perspective of endocrinologists, and patient advocate Mary Shomon.

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Generic Levothyroxine: Approved Low-Cost Versions
The Generics are Coming, The Generics are Coming!!! Generic Levothyroxine Drugs -- Lower-Cost Versions of Synthroid and Levoxyl -- rom Lannett, Mylan and Sandoz Approved for Sale by FDA

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Tired and Frustrated: Living with Chronic Illness
What do you do when you've tried everything to live well with your thyroid condition and you still don't feel well? From frustration to healing.

How to Fight the Winter Blues and Depression
Suffering from cold weather depression? Learn some tips to enjoy the winter even when the temperature and thyroid disease might make it colder!

What to Do When You Don't Have a Thyroid Gland
A look at the reasons why people don't have a thyroid gland, how that relates to hypothyroidism, and unique considerations for patients with no thyroid.

Fluoroquinolone Antiobiotics and Medication Interactions
This article outlines the potentially negative interactions between ciprofloxacin - Cipro - a fluoroquinolone​ antibiotic, and thyroid drug levothyroxine.

What's Smallpox? Are We at Risk for Infection?
Smallpox was declared eradicated in 1980. However, smallpox virus can be used as a weapon of bioterrorism. Here's what happens in case of emergency.

The Anatomy of the Immune System Explained
The immune system is a complex network of lymphocytes, lymph nodes and organs, which helps our bodies ward off infection. Learn more here.

Learn More About Allergy Causes, Treatment and Diagnosis
Millions of Americans suffer from allergies. Here's some information on what causes allergies as well as guidance on how to treat allergies.

Your Children and the Risk of Thyroid Disease
It's also important to know that certain types of thyroid disease can have a genetic or hereditary component that puts children at greater risk.

High Cholesterol --Thyroid Connection - Hyperlipidemia
The High Cholesterol/Thyroid Connection, and How Undiagnosed Thyroid Disease May Be the Reasonfor Your High Cholesterol, from Mary Shomon, Your Thyroid Guide

Are You Making These Five Major Thyroid Mistakes?
It's easy to blame the medical world, but when it comes to your health, you bear responsibility. Five reasons why your poor thyroid could be your own fault!

What to Know About Thyroid Disease and Fatigue
Ten important things to know about the connection between fatigue and thyroid conditions are explored in this in-depth article.

A Q&A With British Thyroid Advocate and Hypoman Blogger, Robert Chapman
An in-person Q&A interview with British blogger and thyroid patient advocate, Robert Chapman, who runs the blog HypoMan.

Sofia Vergara's Thyroid Drug Campaign: A Reality Check
A look at the pros and cons of Sofia Vergara's new role as paid spokesperson for AbbVie's Follow the Script campaign promoting Synthroid brand levothyroxine, a drug used to treat hypothyroidism, an underactive thyroid condition.

How to Overcome the Fear of Needles
A look at needle phobia, also known as trypanophobia, a phobia about needles and injections, and what you can do to overcome this phobia.

Exams and Tests for Graves' Disease and Hyperthyroidism
A look at the diagnosis of Graves' disease and hyperthyroidism with clinical examination, blood tests and imaging tests.

Study Says Perchlorate is Thyroid Danger to Millions of Women
Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released findings that show perchlorate poses thyroid risks to women.

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Overactive Thyroid Increases Risk of Bone Fracture in Thyroid Patients
Research published in March 2015 shows increased risk of bone fracture in even mild hyperthyroidism.

Choose to Be Sick...Or Choose to Be Well
Help for thyroid patients in choosing to be on a path to wellness, and how to create your own secret sauce of wellness.

Review of The Everything Guide to Thyroid Disease
Patient advocate and writer Mary Shomon's review of the book The Everything Guide to Thyroid Disease, by Theodore Friedman, M.D.

New Research on Treating Hashimoto's When the TSH is Normal
New research says that treatment can help Hashimoto's patients with elevated Thyroid peroxidase antibodies, even when other thyroid levels are normal.

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Zapped: The Potential Dangers of Electronic Pollution
Review of the book

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Thyroid Patients: Why You May Need a Cash Practice Doctor
Thyroid patients may need to consider going out of their HMO or health insurance to see a cash practice doctor, in order to get better diagnosis and treatment.

Dear Doctor: A Letter from Thyroid Patients to Doctors
Dear Doctor: A Letter Thyroid Patients Would Send to Doctors, Outlining Typical Complaints in the Patient-Doctor Relationship

Ten to Follow on Twitter for The Best Thyroid Information
Mary Shomon's top ten people to follow on Twitter for thyroid information, advocacy, news, support, organizations, advocates and doctors.

Wall St Journal Called Thyroid Treatment for Athletes Doping
Wall Street Journal article sparks controversy over endocrinologist Jeffrey Brown's diagnosing and treating hypothyroidism in elite, Olympic runners.

Thyroid Problems in Pets: Vet Dr. Gary Weitzman
Thyroid Problems in Pets: Q&A With Veterinarian Dr. Gary Weitzman on Canine Hypothyroidism and Feline Hyperthyroidism.

Stem Cell Therapy for Thyroid Issues: A New Frontier
A look at stem cell transplants for thyroid, autoimmune and orthopedic conditions. These autologous adult stem cells transplants use stromal vascular fraction - SVF.

Gina Rodriguez Diagnosed with Hashimoto's Hypothyroidism
Jane the Virgin star Gina Rodriguez was diagnosed with hypothyroidism, learning 10 years later that she had Hashimoto's. How common is this situation?

Bone Marrow Transplants, Privileged Immunity, and Cancer
Understanding bone marrow transplants, privileged immunity, and immune-triggered cancer.

The Anatomy of the Immune System
A review of the anatomy of the immune system.

A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding the Immune System
A guide to understanding the immune system, its anatomy, disorders and other key aspects that affect health.

Advancements in the Understanding of the Immune System
Psychoneuroimmunology, hybridoma technology, the SCID moouse, genetic engineering and stem cells.

Glossary of Immune System Terms
A glossary of terms related to the immune system.

Self And Non-Self: Understanding the Immune System
Understanding the immune system: Self, non-self, pathogens, macrophages, antigens, epitopes, and major histocompatibility complex, MHC

Lymphocytes, B Cells and Antibodies
Exploring Lymphocytes, B Cells and Antibodies

T Cells, Lymphokines, Cytokines, Natural Killer Cells, and Phagocytes
Understanding T Cells, Lymphokines, Cytokines, Natural Killer Cells, and Phagocytes

The Complement System and Immune Response
The complement system, and how it works within the immune system.

Antibodies and You
How antibodies work, including B-cells and T-cells, and their immune actions.

Immunity and Vaccines
Understanding vaccines, and their role in immunity.

Immune System Disorders: allergies, autoimmune disease,
A look at Immune System Disorders, including Allergies, Autoimmune Disease, Immunodeficiency, and Cancer.

10 Best Free Med-Related Apps for Thyroid Patients
10 free apps that you can use on your iPhone, iPad, and Android device that help your prescriptions, get reminders, check interactions, and more.

Sticking With Healthy Holiday Secrets for Thyroid Patients: How To Avoid Weight Gain, And Find Time to Exercise During the Holiday Season
11 tips and ideas from About.com Thyroid Guide and thyroid patient advocate Mary Shomon to help thyroid patients avoid gaining weight, maintain weight loss, continue a successful diet, get enough rest, find time to exercise, and stay healthy during the holiday season.

Thyroid Surgery / Thyroidectomy Resources
Thyroid surgery information, including reasons for and types of thyroid surgery, choosing a surgeon, anesthesia, complications, and recuperation.

The 10 Things a Thyroid Patient Should Never Do
Can hypothyroidism be cured? If you have a thyroid disease, the internet might make you think so. Find out 10 things you shouldn't do as a thyroid patient.

How I Quit Smoking
A look at how thyroid patient advocate and author Mary Shomon, a long-time cigarette smoker, was able to successfully quit smoking cigarettes.

14 Tips for Living Well With Thyroid Disease
Living with thyroid problems like hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism offer challenges you can handle, if you know how. Here are some tips.

Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms... Book Review
Mary Shomon reviews Dr. Datis Kharrazian's book, Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms When My Lab Tests Are Normal, A Revolutionary Breakthrough In Understanding Hashimoto's Disease and Hypothyroidism. The book offers Dr. Kharrazian's theories on the causes of Hashimoto's and hyothyroidism, and recommended nutritional supplements and dietary solutions.

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A Naturopathic View of Thyroid and Hormone Balance
Kevin Passero, ND is a naturopathic physician in the Washington, DC metro area. He shares his thoughts on thyroid and hormonal imbalances.in this interview.

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A Q and A with Baywatch's Gena Lee Nolin - Thyroid Sexy
A Question and Answer Session with Baywatch Star and Thyroid Patient Advocate Gena Lee Nolin

Guidelines for Iodine Nutrition in Pregnancy
A look at iodine nutrition before, during and after pregnancy, based on the 2011 Guidelines of the American Thyroid Association.

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Men: Is Your Thyroid Causing Sexual Problems?
Do thyroid problems cause sexual symptoms in men, such as low sex drive, erectile dysfunction, or premature ejaculation?

The Top Thyroid Websites: Pros and Cons
A review of the key thyroid websites​ on the Internet, including Thyroid.com, Thyroid.org, and others, by patient advocate Mary Shomon.

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The Best Thyroid Books for Patients
The best books and guides for thyroid disease, hypothyroidism, Graves' disease, and related autoimmune conditions and other issues for thyroid patients.

Emotions and Stress Effects on Chronic Disease
Your Emotions and Stress -- Ideas on Managing Chronic Disease - an interview with Family Systems Theory expert and author Andrea Maloney-Schara

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What You Need to Know About Hoodia Gordonii
A look at herbal supplement hoodia gordonii, made from a South African succulent plant, which may work as a natural appetite suppressant.

Hashimoto's Encephalopathy (SREAT)
Latest information on Hashimoto's encephalopathy, also known as steroid-responsive encephalopathy associated with autoimmune thyroiditis.

Scar-free Thyroid Surgery
Dr. Emad Kandil of Tulane explains what is involved in this groundbreaking surgical technique for thyroid patients.

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7 Things to Do When You're Diagnosed with Cancer
When you or a loved one gets diagnosed with thyroid or another type of cancer, here are 7 things to do as soon as possible to help stay informed and empowered.

How Much Fluoride is In Your Water?
The safe levels of fluoridation, fluoride, ​and your thyroid, and how to get information about fluoride levels in water supplies and bottled water.

Atlantic Magazine Article Misses Some Key Thyroid Points
Critique of Feb 2015 article in the Atlantic by Olga Khazan, titled Sleepy, Stressed, or Sick? Why thyroid diseases are so common and still so mysterious.

Protecting Your Thyroid From Radiation
10 Things You Should Know About Protecting Your Thyroid From Radiation.

Grapefruit and Weight Loss for Thyroid Patients
The Grapefruit Diet: I don't know about you, but this winter, I've been just binging on grapefruit! It turns out, that my cravings make sense.

Help for Thyroid Patients Who Can't Lose Weight
If you're a thyroid patient trying to lose weight or avoid gaining weight, here are key steps in dealing with your thyroid, metabolism, and diet.

Overactive Thyroid Treatment for Pregnant Women
A look at treatments for hyperthyroidism during pregnancy, including prescription antithyroid medications, beta blockers, and surgery, as well as information on the preferred antithyroid thionamide drugs recommended for pregnant women.

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Hyperthyroidism and Graves' Disease in Pregnancy
A look at hyperthyroidism and Graves' disease in pregnancy including signs, symptoms, diagnosis and treatments.

Can a New Mother Breastfeed While Hypothyroid? Breastfeeding and Thyroid Disease
Can a woman who is hypothyroid - underactive thyroid - safely breastfeed? Here are some considerations for breastfeeding thyroid patients.

FAQ About Breastfeeding and Thyroid Disease
A look at common breastfeeding questions -- regarding thyroid medications, tests and treatments -- for new mothers with thyroid conditions.

Thyroid Scans in a Breastfeeding Mother
The primary reason for a thyroid scan in a nursing mother is to differentiate between postpartum thyroiditis and Graves' Disease. But is it safe for a woman and her baby to get a thyroid scan when breastfeeding?

Alli / Xenical / Orlistat, Weight Loss, and Your Thyroid
The FDA is publishing information about the interactions between fat-blocking drug orlistat -- known as Alli or Xenical -- and levothyroxine drugs, and has issued recommendations for thyroid patients.

Thyroid Function Test Levels and Lab Values
Key thyroid tests and lab values, for TSH, Thyroxine, T4, Triiodothyronine, T3, Free T4, Free T3, Reverse T3, RT3, Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies, TPO

Teenage Girls More Likely to Develop Thyroid Cancer
Research shows that pediatric thyroid cancer shows up most commonly in the teenage years, and primarily in young women.

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10 Ways Thyroid Patients Can Feel Better
A look at 10 specific things that thyroid patients can do to feel better in the coming year, and help deal with hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism and other thyroid conditions and their resulting symptoms.

10 Ways Thyroid Patients Can Feel Better
A look at 10 specific things that thyroid patients can do to feel better in the coming year, and help deal with hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism and other thyroid conditions and their resulting symptoms.

10 Ways Thyroid Patients Can Feel Better
A look at 10 specific things that thyroid patients can do to feel better, and help deal with hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism and other thyroid conditions.

10 Ways Thyroid Patients Can Feel Better
A look at 10 specific things that thyroid patients can do to feel better in the coming year, and help deal with hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism and other thyroid conditions and their resulting symptoms.

10 Ways Thyroid Patients Can Feel Better
A look at 10 specific things that thyroid patients can do to feel better in the coming year, and help deal with hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism and other thyroid conditions and their resulting symptoms.

10 Ways Thyroid Patients Can Feel Better
A look at 10 specific things that thyroid patients can do to feel better in the coming year, and help deal with hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism and other thyroid conditions and their resulting symptoms.

10 Ways Thyroid Patients Can Feel Better
A look at 10 specific things that thyroid patients can do to feel better in the coming year, and help deal with hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism and other thyroid conditions and their resulting symptoms.

10 Ways Thyroid Patients Can Feel Better
A look at 10 specific things that thyroid patients can do to feel better in the coming year, and help deal with hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism and other thyroid conditions and their resulting symptoms.

10 Ways Thyroid Patients Can Feel Better
A look at 10 specific things that thyroid patients can do to feel better in the coming year, and help deal with hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism and other thyroid conditions and their resulting symptoms.

10 Ways Thyroid Patients Can Feel Better
A look at 10 specific things that thyroid patients can do to feel better in the coming year, and help deal with hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism and other thyroid conditions and their resulting symptoms.

Thyroid Disorder Quiz
This quiz walks you through some of these most common thyroid risk factors and the frequently seen symptoms of thyroid disease.

Thyroid Disease (Hypothyroidism, Nodules, Cancer)
Facts on thyroid disease diagnosis, treatment, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, underactive, overactive, Hashimoto's, Graves', nodules, goiter cancer.

Kelly Osbourne Reveals Thyroid Problem is Weight Loss Cause
Pop star Kelly Osbourne has revealed that her weight loss of almost 30 pounds due to an untreated thyroid condition.

Risks of Graves' Disease and Hyperthyroidism
A look at the various risk factors, triggers, causes, signs and symptoms of Graves' disease, hyperthyroidism, and an overactive thyroid condition.

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Stop Making These 9 Thyroid Mistakes
Are you a thyroid patient making one of these 9 common mistakes that can interfere with your treatment, health, and quality of life?

Rapper Missy 'Misdemeanor' Elliott Has Graves' Disease
Rapper Missy 'Misdemeanor' Elliott Has Graves' Disease. She says that, in part, her diagnosis lead to a more than 10-year hiatus from the limelight.

8 Myths Concerning Thyroid Disease Debunked
As with many other diseases, myths and misconceptions about thyroid illness abound. Here we debunk 8 myths or misconceptions that cloud understanding.

Surprising Way Hillary Clinton Treats Thyroid Condition
Hillary Clinton is hypothyroid - and has an underactive thyroid - but has chosen a somewhat controversial approach to treating her condition.

Hashimoto's vs. Hypothyroidism: What's the Difference?
A look at the autoimmune thyroid problem known as Hashimoto's disease and the underactive thyroid condition known as hypothyroidism.

Graves' Disease and Hyperthyroidism 101
Here is a listing of the many resources available focusing on Graves' disease and hyperthyroidism, as well as related issues

Dr. Oz Got It Right About Thyroid Disease on GMA
Dr. Mehmet Oz of the Dr. Oz show had one point where he notably got it right about thyroid issues.

Could You Be Explaining Away a Thyroid Problem?
You may be wondering if you have a thyroid problem, but you may also be wondering if you're looking too much into symptoms.

Coping with Graves' Disease and Hyperthyroidism
Coping with Graves' disease and hyperthyroidism requires information, support, stress reduction, and lifestyle changes. Read about this disease.

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Are You Depressed? Take Our Depression Quiz
Find Out if You May Be Suffering From More Than a Case of the Blues and a Thyroid Condition, from Mary Shomon, Thyroid Expert, patient advocate and author of a number of books and guides on thyroid disease and autoimmune disease.

Graves' Disease and Hyperthyroidism
A look at Graves' disease and hyperthyroidism, including the causes, risks, symptoms, diagnostic procedures, treatments -- including antithyroid drugs, radioactive iodine and surgery, and coping strategies for active hyperthyroidism and post-treatment hypothyroidism.

What Are Autoimmune Diseases?
What are autoimmune diseases, and who Is affected by them? Learn the basics in this brief overview, part of Autoimmune Diseases 101.

What Is a Normal Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Level?
The reference range -- also sometimes called the

Overactive Thyroid or Hyperthyroidism in Cats
If your frisky feline is extra thirsty and losing weight, it could be hyperthyroidism. Learn more about an overactive thyroid in cats.

Banishing Bloat, Fluid Retention, and Puffiness
Tips on how to banish bloat and fight fluid retention and puffiness, including advice from fitness expert Teresa Tapp of T-Tapp.

Herbal Perspectives on Care for Thyroid Disease
With the rise in interest in complementary and alternative medicine, many wonder if there are options for managing their thyroid disease as well.

A Closer Look at Autoimmune Disease and Complexes
Autoimmune disease happens when the body fails to recognize itself and attacks body cells and tissues using autoantibodies and immune complexes.

This is How You Kill a Thyroid Patient
Learn about the ways that doctors can figuratively or literally kill thyroid patients, with misdiagnosis, mistreatment, and other factors.

Why Some Doctors Don't Accept Medicare or Insurance
Why some doctors don't accept medicare or insurance, especially specialists handling thyroid issues, hormones, fatigue, and immune conditions.

Natural Desiccated Thyroid Shortage: A Look Back
A look back at the 2009 - 2010 unprecedented shortages of natural desiccated thyroid drugs like Armour Thyroid and Nature-Throid.

Natural Desiccated Thyroid Shortage: A Look Back
A look back at the 2009 - 2010 unprecedented shortages of natural desiccated thyroid drugs like Armour Thyroid and Nature-Throid.

Natural Desiccated Thyroid Shortage: A Look Back
A look back at the 2009 - 2010 unprecedented shortages of natural desiccated thyroid drugs like Armour Thyroid and Nature-Throid.

Natural Desiccated Thyroid Shortage: A Look Back
A look back at the 2009 - 2010 unprecedented shortages of natural desiccated thyroid drugs like Armour Thyroid and Nature-Throid.

Natural Desiccated Thyroid Shortage: A Look Back
A look back at the 2009 - 2010 unprecedented shortages of natural desiccated thyroid drugs like Armour Thyroid and Nature-Throid.

Symptoms and Risks of Different Thyroid Diseases
Learn about thyroid disease symptoms and risk factors of different thyroid diseases, from hypothyroidism, autoimmune thyroid disease, cancer, and more.

Things You Can Do to Prevent A Thyroid Condition
How do you prevent hypothyroidism? Learn the best ways you can prevent thyroid problems and reduce your risk of full-blown thyroid disease.

10 Things to Prevent A Thyroid Condition: Be Educated
A look at various things you can do to help prevent development of a thyroid condition, from patient advocate Mary Shomon.

10 Things to Prevent A Thyroid Condition: Stop Smoking!!
A look at various things you can do to help prevent development of a thyroid condition, from patient advocate Mary Shomon.

10 Things to Prevent A Thyroid Condition: Test and Treat Antibodies
A look at various things you can do to help prevent development of a thyroid condition, from patient advocate Mary Shomon.

10 Things to Prevent A Thyroid Condition: Be Careful With Soy
A look at various things you can do to help prevent development of a thyroid condition, from patient advocate Mary Shomon.

10 Things to Prevent A Thyroid Condition: Try L-Carnitine and Selenium
A look at various things you can do to help prevent development of a thyroid condition, from patient advocate Mary Shomon.

10 Things to Prevent A Thyroid Condition: Keep Potassium Iodide On Hand
A look at various things you can do to help prevent development of a thyroid condition, from patient advocate Mary Shomon.

Preventing a Thyroid Condition: Avoid Excessive Fluoride
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10 Things to Prevent A Thyroid Condition: Avoid Perchlorate-Contaminated Water and Food
A look at various things you can do to help prevent development of a thyroid condition, from patient advocate Mary Shomon.

10 Things to Prevent A Thyroid Condition: Get Celiac Disease Diagnosed and Treated
A look at various things you can do to help prevent development of a thyroid condition, from patient advocate Mary Shomon.

The Zone Diet for Thyroid Patients and Losing Weight
Is the Zone Diet effective for weight loss? A look at the Zone Diet and its impact on weight loss for thyroid patients, particularly those with hypothyroidism.

The Five Most Harmful Thyroid Myths Explained
A look at five enduring, but potentially harmful, myths about thyroid disease according to thyroid expert Richard Shames, MD. Learn more here.

T3 Thyroid Medication: Do You Need It?
If you are taking a T3 thyroid replacement hormone drug, find out about treatment options for people with hypothyroidism.

Women's Thyroid Levels Linked to Alzheimer's Risk
A 2008 study indicates that women with low or high levels of the hormone TSH have an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

Why Is Vitamin D So Important to Thyroid Patients?
Integrative physician Dr. Richard Shames explains why vitamin D is so important to thyroid function.

The Controversy Over Soy and Thyroid Health
Here's our comprehensive look at the controversial issue of whether soy foods and supplements are harmful or dangerous to thyroid health.

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3 Diet-Related Goals for Thyroid Patients
What is the best diet for thyroid patients? Learn tips to maximize your chance for weight loss when you suffer from thyroid disease.

Clinton’s Health: What You Should Know About Armour Thyroid
High-profile attacks on Hillary Clinton's use of Armour Thyroid, as well as characterizations regarding hypothyroidism, could negatively affect thyroid patient.

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What Happens When You Don't Take Your Thyroid Medication?
If you have a thyroid condition like hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism and you're not taking your prescribed medication, what can happen?

Low TSH on Thyroid Blood Test
Do you wonder what your thyroid levels should be? Learn your options depending on the results of your thyroid blood test.

Thyroid Problem After Pregnancy: Postpartum Thyroiditis
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Thyroid Problem After Pregnancy: Postpartum Thyroiditis
This article looks at risk factors for postpartum thyroiditis, how it's diagnosed, treated, symptoms, hyperthyroid and hypothyroid phases, and others.

Optimal Time and Conditions for Thyroid Blood Tests
A look at whether it matters what time your TSH tests are done and whether to take your medication before testing or fast before thyroid tests.

5 Things Thyroid Patients Shouldn't Be Forced to Do
What are the five things thyroid patients should not be forced to do, hear, or endure, as part of diagnosis and treatment? We explore them here.

Popular Supplements Contain Actual Thyroid Hormone
Research has found that most popular over-the-counter, nonprescription thyroid supplements contain detectable levels of thyroid hormone, posing dangers to patients.

Is Thyroid Cancer Really the Good Cancer?
Doctors frequently describe thyroid cancer as the good cancer, which is controversial in the thyroid cancer patient community.

Move Over Gluten-Free: Should You Be Avoiding FODMAPs?
A look at the low-FODMAP diet, foods that are high and low in FODMAPs, and the health benefits.

Armour Thyroid / Desiccated Thyroid for Hypothyroidism
A look at natural desiccated thyroid drugs for thyroid hormone replacement, including Armour Thyroid and Nature-throid, used to treat an underactive thyroid.

Armour Thyroid / Desiccated Thyroid for Hypothyroidism
A look at natural desiccated thyroid drugs for thyroid hormone replacement, including Armour Thyroid and Nature-throid, used to treat an underactive thyroid.

Subacute Lymphocytic Thyroiditis / Painless Thyroiditis
The signs, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of painless thyroiditis, also known as silent thyroiditis or subacute lymphocytic thyroiditis.

3 Mistakes That Can Cost You Your Thyroid
There are three common mistakes that doctors -- including endocrinologists --make that could cost you your thyroid. Avoid them, before they happen.

10 Ways to be a Smart Thyroid Patient
Part of getting well and living well is taking charge of your health. Here are ten ways to be a smart thyroid patient.

Is Your Thyroid Making You Exhausted?
A look at how thyroid disease can be the cause of fatigue and exhaustion, and solutions to resolve the fatigue.

What Is Hashimoto's Thyroiditis? Questions and Answers
Questions and answers about Hashimoto's thyroiditis, an autoimmune thyroid disease in which the immune system attacks and destroys the thyroid gland and causes hypothyroidism.

Thyroid Drugs and Manufacturers: Contact Information
A list of thyroid medications, their manufacturers, contact Information, websites, and toll free-numbers for Synthroid, Armour, Tapazole, Levoxyl and other drugs.

Twelve Ways to Revive and Boost Your Metabolism
Twelves ways that people struggling to lose weight, including people with thyroid disease or an underactive thyroid, can revive and boost metabolism.

Should You Take Generic Levothyroxine?
Is generic levothyroxine as safe and effective as brand name thyroid drugs? Find out why some doctors have concerns about generic levothyroxine, and how you can get the best possible care.

Understanding Brain Fog in Hypothyroidism
A look at brain fog and memory problems as symptoms in people with hypothyroidism, and the solutions for this unresolved symptom.

CLA and Other Thyroid Weight Loss Tips
CLA side effects can turn some people away from conjugated linoleic acid (CLA). Learn about CLA other surprising ways to help you with thyroid weight loss.

Thyroid Disease and Menstrual Problems
Do you need to understand about thyroid and your period? Find out how diseases of the thyroid and menstruation affect your fertility throughout life.

The Process of Recuperation After Thyroidectomy
Learn about what thyroid patients can expect in the recuperation period after thyroid surgery or thyroidectomy.

The Problem With Coffee and Thyroid Medication
Studies have shown that coffee and espresso can affect the absorption and effectiveness of synthetic thyroid drug levothyroxine.

Losing Weight With Hypothyroidism
Learn how to lose weight with hypothyroidism from Mary Shomon, bestselling author of the Thyroid Diet Revolution. Get information about losing weight.

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An Open Letter to All Newly Diagnosed Thyroid Patients
Read this open letter for information and advice to help those who have been recently diagnosed with thyroid cancer.

Kale and Your Thyroid: What You Need to Know
A look at kale -- a nutritional powerhouse and cruciferous goitrogenic vegetable kale -- and its potential effects on thyroid function, and how to safely eat it.

Thyroid Patients Review Popular Diets
Here are reviews of diet and weight loss programs, including the HCG Diet, Weight Watchers, and Atkins, from the unique perspective of thyroid patients.

What Is The Best Thyroid Medication?
What is the best thyroid drug? A look at levothyroxine, T3, natural desiccated thyroid, and other options for hypothyroidism treatment.

Practitioners Share Thoughts on Ways to Treat Thyroid Issues
Leading hormone experts and thyroid practitioners share their thoughts about optimal hypothyroidism treatment, and how to ensure the best treatment.

Dr. Ken Woliner on Optimal Treatment for Hypothyroidism
Leading hormone expert and thyroid practitioner Dr. Ken Woliner shares his thoughts about optimal hypothyroidism treatment.

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Pregnant and Hypothyroid? Increase Your Medication!
If you're pregnant and hypothyroid, you are likely to need an increase in your thyroid hormone dosage, even as early as several weeks post-conception.

7 Questions About Thyroid Disease You Need to Ask
7 Questions About Thyroid Disease You Need to Ask: The Answers Could Change Your Health and Your Life

Thyroid-Friendly Diet: Nutritional Tips for Wellness
Learn about important food and nutrition tips for thyroid patients to help support the thyroid, and achieve optimal health and wellness.

TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone) Reference Range Wars
The ongoing controversy about what the Thyroid Stimulating Hormone -- TSH test -- levels are normal, and which are indicative of disease continues.

What You Need to Know About Calcium Supplements and Thyroid Hormone Replacement
Calcium supplements and thyroid hormone replacement can often conflict. Calcium actually interferes with the ability to absorb thyroid hormone medication.

FDA Warning About Thyroid Drug Propylthiouracil / PTU
The FDA's black box warning highlights dangers of Propylthiouracil / PTU - drug used to treat an overactive thyroid, hyperthyroidism.

Liothyronine - Cytomel - Synthetic T3 - Thyroid Drugs
Discover more about liothyronine, a synthetic drug version of the thyroid hormone triiodothyronine, also known as T3.

Levothyroxine - Thyroid Hormone Replacement Drug
Learn more about the thyroid hormone replacement drug levothyroxine, a drug used to treat hypothyroidism and for thyroid hormone replacement.

Tirosint - Gelcap Levothyroxine Thyroid Drug
Learn more about Tirosint, a hypoallergenic liquid gelcap formulation of the thyroid hormone replacement drug levothyroxine.

Study Finds Patients Prefer Combination T4/T3 Treatment
Wondering about t3 t4 for weight loss? Learn about potential benefits and differences between a combination T4/T3 treatment to T4-only treatment.

1997 FDA Requirement for Thyroid Drug Approvals
A look at the FDA's requirement that levothyroxine go through the new drug application NDA process, starting in 1997.

12 Ways to Keep Exercise Exciting for Thyroid Patients
Finding new ways to stay motivated for exercise is easier than ever for thyroid patients. Use these 12 tips to stay excited about your workouts.

Yoga Practice for Thyroid Disease
Yoga poses may help various thyroid conditions. Learn more about using a yoga practice as an alternate form of treatment.

Eating for Health: Does When You Eat Matter?
New research shows that time-restricted eating may be a key factor in weight loss. Learn about this latest research.

Eating for Health: Does Timing of Meals Matter?
Does it really matter what time you eat your meals during the day? New research tells us time-restricted eating could be a factor in weight loss.

Hypothyroidism and Fibromyalgia--What's the Connection?
Hypothyroidism and Fibromyalgia sometimes share common symptoms. Learn about symptoms, and possible autoimmune connections between these two disorders.

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Risks and Symptoms Checklist
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Risks and Symptoms Checklist, excerpted from the book Living Well With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia.

Flu / Influenza Vaccine Info for Thyroid Patients
Information about the flu / influenza and flu vaccines / flu shots for thyroid patients.

Frequently Asked Questions on Hyperthyroidism and Graves' Disease
A look at frequently asked questions about hyperthyroidism - an overactive thyroid, often caused by Graves' disease -- along with helpful answers.

15 Ways to Feel Well and Live Well With Hypothyroidism
15 Ways to Feel Well and Live Well With Hypothyroidism, a helpful set of 15 different tips that can help you feel your best despite having an underactive or non-existent thyroid, from Mary Shomon, Thyroid Expert.

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Hyperthyroidism Signs, Symptoms, and Diagnosis
If you want to tell if you are hyperthyroid, here are the symptoms and tests that can help you get properly diagnosed.

Why Endocrinologists Don't Like Natural Thyroid
Examine why endocrinologists often don't link prescribing natural desiccated thyroid drugs like Armour Thyroid and Nature-throid.

Why Your Endocrinologist May Oppose Natural Thyroid
Discover why endocrinologists are often opposed to prescribing natural desiccated thyroid drugs like Armour Thyroid and Nature-throid.

How to Tell if You're Are Hyperthyroid
How to tell if you are hyperthyroid, or have Graves' Disease, including the blood tests you need for hyperthyroidism, from your thyroid guide.

Thyroid Cancer Signs and Symptoms
Thyroid cancer often starts without symptoms, but once a thyroid tumor grows, symptoms can appear. Learn more about the symptoms here.

Lose Weight & Reduce Fat with Conjugated Linoleic Acid
Can CLA help you lose weight? Learn about Conjugated Linoleic Acid from Mary Shomon, Thyroid Guide, patient advocate, and best-selling author.

Normal TSH: Where to Get More Information
Understanding the thyroid stimulating hormone -- TSH -- test, and what a normal result means, and how it's used to diagnose and manage hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.

Undiagnosed Thyroid Disease and Women
You may be told you're experiencing symptoms of depression, not enough sleep, among other things when really you have hypothyroidism. Learn more.

Thyroid Tips for the Newly Diagnosed Patient
Thyroid Tips for the Newly Diagnosed -- Thyroid patients share what they wish they'd know earlier, about doctors, medications, diet, and more.

Conjugated Linoleic Acid Considerations for Weight Loss
Does CLA have side effects? Learn about Conjugated Linoleic Acid Supplements for weight and fat loss. Discover CLA-rich foods for your diet.

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Avoiding Unnecessary Thyroid Surgery With the Afirma Test
The Afirma Thyroid Analysis from Veracyte is a new testing process that can eliminate inconclusive or indeterminate results on thyroid nodules.

Subclinical Hypothyroidism and Metabolic Syndrome
Researchers have found that low-normal thyroid function is a risk factor for metabolic syndrome. Learn more.

Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture for Thyroid
The yin and yang of the thyroid: a look at traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture for thyroid disease with Dr. Patrick Purdue.

Do You Need Preventive Thyroid Treatment?
Do you need preventive thyroid treatment? If you have thyroid auto-antibodies, but normal TSH, research suggests possible benefit of treatment.

Beat Sugar Addiction Now! Review of Dr. Teitelbaum's Book
A review of Beat Sugar Addiction Now, by Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum - who outlines the four common types of sugar addicts.

Are Antithyroid Drugs Safe While Breastfeeding?
Can a woman taking antithyroid drugs like methimazole, carbimoazole, or propylthiouracil (PTU) safely breastfeed her newborn or infant?

When Your Medical Insurance Company Will Not Pay: 12 Tips
If you're having a tough time getting your health insurance company to cover various health care treatments, here are 12 tips to help get them to pay up.

Validity of Adrenal Fatigue and Mild Insufficiency
An interview with Dr. Richard Shames about the scientific support for adrenal fatigue in response to the Endocrine Society referring to it as a myth.

Hypothyroidism Risks and Symptoms Checklist for Dieters
Undiagnosed and untreated thyroid problems, especially an underactive thyroid condition known as hypothyroidism, can cause weight problems.

Combatting High Cholesterol Related to Hypothyroidism
Hypothyroid can cause cholesterol levels to rise. While treating hypothyroidism can help, here are some more tips for combating high cholesterol.

10 Signs That You Need a New Thyroid Doctor
How do you know when it's time for a new doctor? Here are 10 signs that you need a new thyroid doctor.

Hashimoto's Disease Symptoms When Thyroid Is Normal
Hashimoto's Disease Can Affect Quality of Life Even When Thyroid Is Normal

Many OTC Thyroid Supplements Contain Thyroid Hormone
Learn about how many over-the-counter thyroid support supplements contain thyroid hormones, and what this means for thyroid patients.

Ingredients For Your Seaweed Salad
Ingredients for a thyroid-friendly seaweed salad, including wakame seaweed.

Directions for Preparing the Seaweed Salad
Directions on how to prepare seaweed salad.

Thyroid-Friendly Recipes: Seaweed Salad
Learn how to make an iodine-rich, thyroid-friendly seaweed salad with this recipe, which includes dried wakame and sesame seeds.

Serving Your Seaweed Salad
Serving you seaweed salad, and sweetening if necessary.

Fertility Issues, Pregnancy, and Thyroid Antibodies
Miscarriage, recurrent pregnancy loss, in-vitro fertilization and thyroid antibodies, based on the Guidelines of the American Thyroid Association.

Levothyroxine for Hypothyroidism Debate
What do concerns about levothyroxine bioequivalence and substitution mean, and what should thyroid patients do to protect their own health?

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Chiropractors Selling Thyroid Nutritional Programs
Chiropractors selling $10,000-$15,000 testing and nutritional marketing programs to thyroid patients, call it shooting fish in a barrel.

Not Available in Any Store: Hypothyroid Barbie®
A hilarious holiday essay from thyroid patient and humorist, Jody LaFerriere, that explains how she knows for sure that Barbie (TM) is not hypothyroid.

Neonatal Hyperthyroidism and Hyperthyroidism
Risks, signs, and symptoms of hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism in both your fetus - unborn baby--- and newborn if you have Graves' disease.

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Chernobyl: Nuclear Disaster and Health Impact
The history of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear reactor disaster and the health effects, including thyroid, affecting Ukraine, Belarus, and the region.

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Outpatient Thyroid Surgery
A look at the research results exploring whether outpatient thyroid surgery is safe and effective, in contrast to inpatient surgery.

The Connection Between Parvovirus B19 and Thyroid Disease
Researchers have found a strong link between papillary thyroid cancer, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, ​and B19. Learn more about that link.

Deciding on Practitioners for Your Thyroid Care
When thyroid patients need to see an endocrinologist, a specialist thyroid surgeon, or holistic or integrative physicians.

Understanding Osteopathic Physicians and Their Role in Thyroid Care
What is an osteopath and how do they differ from MDs? Learn about osteopathic physicians, known as DOs, and how they can help thyroid patients.

Relatives of Celiac Patients Face Higher Autoimmune Risk
The family members and spouses of people with celiac disease face a greater risk of developing autoimmune disorders, including thyroid conditions.

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Heart Sense for Thyroid Patients
This interview with cardiologist Dr. Stephen Sinatra and his book Heart Sense for Thyroid Patients talks about heart risk, thyroid drugs, and more.

Cold Hands and Feet with Sluggish Thyroid - Raynaud's?
Cold hands and feet -- or sensitivity to cold -- is a common complaint of hypothyroidism. Others should be evaluated for Raynaud's syndrome.

Hypothyroidism Treatment Paradigm Shifts: Summary
A look at major shifts in the way thyroid hormone replacement medication is being used, and future directions for treatments.

American Thyroid Association on Natural Thyroid
The American Thyroid Association has posted error-filled misinformation about natural desiccated thyroid drugs like Armour Thyroid at their website. Is the group being influenced by competing drugmakers to post misinformation?

Why More Sleep Is the Best Way to Lose Weight
If you want to lose weight, you need to get enough sleep, say experts. Learn more about how sleep can help protect your metabolism and health.

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Busting Through Your Weight Loss Plateau
How dieters can break through a plateau for successful weight loss. Read about the reasons why plateaus occur, and diet hacks to defeat them.

10 Creative Ways to Remember to Take Your Thyroid Pill
Remembering to take your thyroid medications and pills can be hard. Here are 10 creative ways to help you remember to take your thyroid medications.

Methimazole/Tapazole for Graves' Disease
Information on the drug methimazole, an antithyroid drug used to treat an overactive thyroid, Graves’ disease and hyperthyroidism, and known by the brand name Tapazole in the United States. Methimazole is the preferred antithyroid drug in the US, compared to the other drug, propylthiouracil / PTU, and is considered generally safer than PTU except in the first trimester of pregnancy.

Yeast Overgrowth, Candidiasis, and Thyroid Disease
Candidiasis (Yeast Overgrowth) and Thyroid Disease from Mary Shomon.

Adrenal Fatigue, Adrenal Exhaustion and the Thyroid
Are you suffering from adrenal fatigue? Here are some of the signs and symptoms of adrenal insufficiency, and how this imbalance is treated.

How to Interpret Your Thyroid Levels
What are normal thyroid levels for you? Learn about thyroid readings and the importance of TSH blood tests.

Cyrex Array Three: A Better Test for Gluten Sensitivity?
The new Cyrex 3 Array helps identify gluten reactivity, to differentiate Celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity.