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Another Desiccated Thyroid Hormone Medication Shortage by ChyvonneB Facebook Posted Wed 28 Oct 2009 2:04pm 1 Comment I am seriously worried. Once again there is a shortage of Desiccated Thyroid Hormone products. Currenty, I am taking Armour Thyroid. As many people, I do not do well on Synthetic Thyroid Hormone. There are other disturbing rumors that I'm hearing regarding Desiccated Thyroid Hormone and the FDA (i.e. the FDA may be trying to take Desiccated Thyro ... Read on »
How to Get Your Natural Desiccated Thyroid Drug Prescription Filled by Andrea Patient Expert Posted Fri 28 Aug 2009 7:13pm 1 Comment I take two different thyroid medications----a compounded T3 preparation, and for my T4 thyroid hormone I take Levoxyl (and I take the brand name, I recently learned that for some people the brand name is preferable to the generic in terms of efficacy, and although it is a little more expensive----several dollars per month is all-----it's worth it ... Read on »
Study finds thyroid extracts to be a viable treatment for some people with hypothyroidism by Dr. John B. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 19 Jun 2013 6:52am Hypothyroidism is a condition that, traditionally, is characterised by low levels of thyroid hormone (such as thyroxine), which in turn can lead to symptoms such as fatigue, mental sluggishness and low mood, weight gain, sensitivity to cold, cold hands and feet, dry skin, dry hair and thinning of the hair. The diagnosis of hypothyroidism is usu ... Read on »
Stop the Thyroid Madness by Janie Bowthorpe by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Tue 10 Feb 2009 10:57am 1 Comment Stop the Thyroid Madness: a Patient Revolution Against Decades of  Inferior Thyroid Treatment by Janie Bowthorpe review by Jeffrey Dach MD Written by a non-professional, this is the most important thyroid book to come out in the last few years.  The book is timely because of two facto ... Read on »
Thyroid perspective update by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 10 Oct 2008 1:08pm Since the publication of the extraordinary HUNT Study relating the entire spectrum of thyroid function and heart issues, I have been vigorously and systematically examining thyroid function in numerous patients. While there's no news in relating flagrant low thyroid function with triggering heart disease in several forms, the cut-off between l ... Read on »
Suffering from a Low Thyroid? Naturally Restore Thyroid Function and Improve your Energy & Wellbeing by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm 3 Comments For years, I've been plagued by a low thyroid disorder. I've also had chronic fatigue and adrenal fatigue syndrome and the two are linked to they thyroid. The glands in our bodies all work in a symbiotic unison and when one is off balance, most likely the others will be as well. I found balancing a good diet and supplementation I was able ... Read on »
Have you had problems with Synthroid (A Synthetic Thyroid Hormone Replacement Medicine)? by ChyvonneB Facebook Posted Wed 28 Oct 2009 2:04pm I urge all of you who have used Synthroid and have had problems to visit Janie's blog at: Thanks to Janie for her tireless work and linking us to valuable resources. I really appreciate it! I am passionate about offering my support in helping others to avoid the dangerous pitfalls of Synthroid and ... Read on »
Whats the difference between the various synthetic thyroid hormones? by Krystal Plonski Posted Sun 01 May 2011 12:00am Levo-thyroxine - synthetically prepared levo-isomer of thyroxine (T4) - used for treatment of primary, secondary (pituitary), or tertiary (hypothalamic) hypothyroidism - Can be used in treatment/reduction of goiter - Preferred over thyroid and thyroglobulin because the hormonal content of levothyroxine is standardized and the d ... Read on »
‘Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show’ Episode 383: ‘The Truth About Thyroid Week’ With Janie Bowthorpe by Jimmy M. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 23 Jul 2010 7:53am In Episode 383 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore,” The Truth About Thyroid Week continues with natural thyroid activist Janie Bowthorpe from and author of the accompanying book Stop the Thyroid Madness: A Patient Revolution Against Decades of Inferior Treatment . When you listen to Janie speak, y ... Read on »