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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 »
Is normal TSH too high? by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 2:53pm There's no doubt that low thyroid function results in fatigue, weight gain, hair loss, along with rises in LDL cholesterol and other fractions of lipids. It can also result in increasing Lp(a), diabetes, and accelerated heart disease, even heart failure. But how do we distinguish "normal" thryoid function from "low" thyroid function? ... Read on »
The TSH Reference Range Wars by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Wed 31 Aug 2011 7:20am The TSH Reference Range Wars by Jeffrey Dach MD For some inexplicable reason, modern medicine continues to argue within itself on the proper reference range for the TSH test (thyroid Stimulating Hormone). The New Reference Range for the TSH - The 2.5 cutoff Here is a little history of t ... Read on »
Inverse Agonists of the TSH Receptor for the Treatment of Thyroid Cancer and Hyperthyroidism by nih.gov Posted Mon 11 Oct 2010 8:00pm Description of Invention: This technology features small molecule inverse agonists of the thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) receptor that may be readily synthesized, and are likely to prove effective for oral administration. These compounds may potentially be used to treat recurrent thyroid cancer and some cases of hyperthyro ... 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 »
Small-Molecule TSH Receptor Modulators for Diagnosis and Treatment of Thyroid Disease and Cancer by nih.gov Posted Sun 03 May 2009 5:00pm Description of Invention: NIH investigators have discovered a series of low molecular weight thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) receptor modulators for use in evaluation and treatment of thyroid diseases, including thyroid cancer, hypothyroidism, and hyperthyroidism. Certain compounds encompassed by this technology are more po ... Read on »
Selenium, Iodine and Autoimmune Hashimoto's Thyroiditis by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Wed 14 Sep 2011 9:33am Hashmotos, Selenium and Iodine, Part Two A previous article (Part One) discussed Selenium for Hashimoto's thyroiditis with four clinical studies showing antibody levels decreasing after selenium supplementation.   This article is Part Two of this series, further discussing the role of Iodine ... Read on »
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 »
Iodine Induced Hyperthyroidism by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Tue 06 Sep 2011 9:23am Iodine Induced Hyperthyroidism by Jeffrey Dach MD The Strange Case of the Autonomous Thyroid  Nodule A young woman, Brenda,  was found to have a urinary iodine excretion of Zero (0) suggesting iodine deficiency.  Although she had been in the US for twenty years, she was born and grew up in a forei ... Read on »
How much impact does eating SOY products have on Female Hormones? by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm 3 Comments This was a question discussed over the weekend between myself and a few female friends. We brought up the idea in a discussion over hormone replacement, irregular menstrual periods and the abundance of soy in healthy, natural and organic products. I was curious if eating too much soy had any adverse effects on the regularity of menstrual ... Read on »