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Hunt Study Shows Thyroid Prevents Heart Attacks by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Tue 14 Oct 2008 4:49am Hunt Study Shows Thyroid Prevents Heart Attacks by Jeffrey Dach MD In 1976 Broda Barnes was the first to connect low thyroid function with heart disease in his book, Hypothyroidism, the Unsuspected Illness  available at the Broda Barnes Institute.  Left Image: Institution of Medi ... Read on »
How to Help Your Thyroid With Virgin Coconut Oil by tremedicure Facebook Posted Mon 25 Oct 2010 7:38am 1 Comment ByCherie Calbom, M.S.andBrian Shilhavy Many Americans suffer from symptoms such as cold hands and feet, low body temperature, sensitivity to cold, a feeling of always being chilled, headaches, insomnia, dry skin, puffy eyes, hair loss, brittle nails, joint aches, constipation, mental dullness, fatigue, frequent infections, hoarse voice, ring ... Read on »
Beyond Thyroid Medication by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm A number of my patients come into my office with a low functioning thyroid gland.  Typically they have symptoms including fatigue, weight gain that is difficult to overcome, thinning hair and mental “fog.” Nine times out of ten they have been prescribed Synthroid.  I will often re-test their blood levels of Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TS ... Read on »
Hypothyroidism a common condition in many women - combine medical treatment with herbal supplementation by franklinb Posted Thu 20 Aug 2009 8:30am Hypothyroidism is more common than one might expect. Currently, hypothyroidism is the most common pathological condition related to a hormone deficiency. It is estimated that 3-5% of the entire population suffers from some form of this condition. Getting to the root of this deficiency is critical as many conditions can arise if hypothyroidism is n ... Read on »
Celiac Disease and Thyroid Disease–Two of a Kind by Cheryl H. Registered Dietician Posted Sat 20 Nov 2010 3:12pm by Cheryl Harris, MPH, RD and Gary Kaplan, DO It’s a commonly misdiagnosed autoimmune condition. Its symptoms include fatigue, constipation or diarrhea, hair loss, depression, weight gain or loss, and infertility. And it greatly undermines the sufferer’s quality of life. Sound a lot like Celiac Disease? Actually, these are common sym ... Read on »
Lyme Disease, The Thyroid & Iodine by Marjorie Tietjen Posted Sun 13 Jun 2010 7:27am 1 Comment Society is currently experiencing an epidemic of over and underactive thyroid function. Mainstream medicine does not look for the underlying cause because treating the underlying cause would improve thryoid function and reduce their profits. Instead patients are told that once they begin thyroid medications....they will have to take them for th ... Read on »
Are You Thyroid Deficient? by DrGodo Facebook Posted Wed 30 Nov 2011 12:14pm “When hypothyroid symptoms are present, even though lab tests are normal, the thyroid hormones may not be active at the cellular level.”   I went to a summer pool party and I couldn’t help but notice the mixed edema or puffiness in the face of one of my friends. I didn’t want to start pool party diagnostics so I decided to wait for a pr ... Read on »
Are You Thyroid Deficient? by DrGodo Facebook Posted Wed 13 Feb 2013 10:13am “When hypothyroid symptoms are present, even though lab tests are normal, the thyroid hormones may not be active at the cellular level.” I went to a vacation pool party and I couldn’t help but notice the mixed edema or puffiness in the face of one of my friends. I didn’t want to start pool party diagnostics so I decided to wait for a privat ... Read on »
Abnormal Thyroid Levels Can Increase Risk For Alzheimer’s Disease in Women by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 11:56pm A year or so ago I first read about hyperthyroidism and its connection to Alzheimer's disease and dementia. I asked our doctor to check my mother. He termed the results as suspicious and prescribed a drug for her thyroid. After about two months my mother started smiling more and laughing. Was it the drug? I'll never know for certain. Buy ... Read on »
‘Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show’ Episode 382: ‘The Truth About Thyroid Week’ With Dr. Datis Kharrazi by Jimmy M. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 19 Jul 2010 5:23pm While the nutritional bureaucrats at the United States Department of Agriculture mull over the 2010 Dietary Guidelines with their predictable recommendations pushing a low-fat, high-carb, plant-based diet on Americans over the next few months, some individual states have decided to go a different route in educating the public about what healt ... Read on »