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Thyroid by Dr. Paul V. Doctor of ChiropractyFacebook Posted Tue 13 May 2008 5:32pm 11 Comments Although controversial, many believe that hypothyroidism is underdiagnosed and that many people who have had blood tests indicating normal thyroid function may actually suffer from hypothyroidism. Broda Barnes, MD, was perhaps the first to come to the conclusion that many people suffering from chronic illness had underfunctioning thyroi ... 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 »
Are conventional thyroid function tests as reliable as we’re led to believe? by Dr. John B. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 27 Mar 2009 9:26am This morning, I saw this piece of news on the BBC website which reports on the accusation some doctors (endocrinologists) have leveled that some doctors are misdiagnosing and mistreating thyroid disease. The main gripe appears to be the fact that some doctors are willing to entertain the diagnosis of low thyroid function (hypothyroidism), even when ... Read on »
Infertility Terms - making sense of the jargon ! by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 06 Apr 2009 11:44pm All this may be TMI, but if you need to talk to your GYN, or help your DH make sense of what your RE is saying, this is a useful crib sheet ! This is from the book How to Have a Baby: Overcoming Infertility by Dr. Aniruddha Malpani, MD and Dr. Anjali Malpani, MD. Abortion: the medical term for miscarriage. The various types include: ... Read on »
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 »
Concerns Raised by Professional Bodies over NICE Guideline on ME/CFS by Andrea P. Patient Expert Posted Sat 14 Mar 2009 3:14pm Permission to Repost http://www.meactionuk.org.uk Examples of concerns raised by professional bodies about the NICE (draft) Guideline CG53 on “CFS/ME” Margaret Williams 13th March 2009 In his Approved Judgment in the Judicial Review of the NICE Clinical Guideline 53 on “CFS/ME” released today, the Judge (Mr Justi ... Read on »
Why Women Should Watch Their Level of Thyroid Function? by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert Posted Fri 10 Oct 2008 1:13pm 4 Comments Thyroid is one of the largest endocrine glands in the body. Its function is to control how quickly the body burns energy, how sensitive the body should be to other hormones, and makes proteins. In April 2008, researchers form Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim reported in the Archives of Internal Medicine those women ... Read on »
About Bipolar Disorder (Manic-depressive illness) by Nancie .. Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:49pm 1 Comment This article is taken fromthe website of National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). NIMH said "NIMH publications are in the public domain and may be reproduced or copied without the permission from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). NIMH encourages you to reproduce them and use them in your efforts to improve public health. Ci ... Read on »
Testing the Additivity Assumption: Chemical Mixtures and Thyroid Function by Environmental Health Posted Mon 31 Oct 2005 9:00pm Testing the Additivity Assumption: Chemical Mixtures and Thyroid Function Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to ... 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 »