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Individuals with ‘normal’ thyroid function may still have symptoms of low thyroid function by Dr. John B. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 28 Feb 2011 3:40pm The thyroid gland is the ‘master regulator’ of the body’s metabolism. Should its function falter (hypothyroidism) it can give rise to a wide range of symptoms including dry skin, dry hair, fatigue, weight gain, sensitivity to cold, cold extremities and low mood or depression. Standard blood tests for thyroid function include thyroid stimulating ... Read on »
Older Women and Low Thyroid by Pam Patient Expert Posted Tue 23 Feb 2010 10:08pm To recap my thyroid challenges for new readers; I was first told I was hypothyroid a few years ago and put on Armour Thyroid. It worked for a while but then my body developed resistance and I researched the reason and found that if your adrenals were low then treating the thyroid would not work. So I went on adrenal meds as well. I fe ... 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 »
Testing your Thyroid with Thyroflex by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm On April 21st, 2009 the Dr. Phil Show will be discussing the use of Thyroflex testing to look at thyroid function and the use of Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy. I have been using Thyroflex for about one and half years now to assess the function of the thyroid in my patients.  What I find is that the results of this test corre ... Read on »
Low Thyroid Levels And A Low Thyroid Diet by Dianne B. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 24 Mar 2011 2:48pm It is not uncommon to hear people both young and old commiserate that they have problems losing weight, because of some kind of minor hormone imbalance. I can personally vouch that there is validity to this, as many times I had a blood test for low thyroid levels that came back "low normal". In other words, no medical condition, and no hormone th ... Read on »
Thyroid.About.Com, the Source for Dangerous Thyroid Information has Done it Again. Now You Don't Need an Endocrinologist at All! by Dr. Richard Guttler Medical Doctor Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 2:05pm 3 Comments The about.thyroid.com website, for alternative medical information has reached a new low. Patients with thyroid disease should NOT see an endocrinologist or thyroidologist. The post claims that "thyroid friendly" alternative types will listen to the patient and give them therapy based on symptoms, rather than hard thyroid hormone blood studies. The ... Read on »
Thyroid.About.Com, the Source for Dangerous Thyroid Information has Done it Again. Now You Don't Need an Endocrinologist at All! by Dr. Richard Guttler Medical Doctor Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm 2 Comments The about.thyroid.com website, for alternative medical information has reached a new low. Patients with thyroid disease should NOT see an endocrinologist or thyroidologist. The post claims that "thyroid friendly" alternative types will listen to the patient and give them therapy based on symptoms, rather than hard thyroid hormone blood studies. T ... Read on »
thyroid & thyroid cancer, 101 by Joan H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 17 Nov 2004 12:00am 1 Comment It was brought to my attention today that I use a lot of terms and abbreviations that are not familiar to anyone who hasn't had thyroid problems, or thyroid cancer. So I thought I would put together an entry of the most common terms and abbreviations I use. First, the thyroid is a little gland shaped like a butterfly on ... Read on »