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Treatment of Hypothyroidism: You've Come A Long Way, Baby! by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Fri 13 Jul 2012 3:00am Back in the day, when it was more acceptable to smoke than it is now, cigarette manufacturers started marketing towards women (just as they're now marking in non-industrialized countries).  Perhaps the most famous of their ads, at least the one that inhabits my pea brain, is for Virginia Slims: You've come a long way, baby!   I thought this ... Read on »
Treatments for Hypothyroidism by Be Well Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of treatments and procedures that are commonly used to treat Hypothyroidism: Radiotherapy Thyroidectomy These are just some of the treatments and procedures that are used to treat Hypothyroidism. You can connect with experts and other people who have Hypothyroidismin the Wellsphere communities. If you're interested in ... Read on »
The Optimal Treatment for Hypothyroidism: Erika Schwartz, MD by Andrea Patient Expert Posted Tue 28 Dec 2010 12:00am Seasonal Affective Disorder is a real condition ---- and I had it bad when I lived in Upstate NY and often didn't see the sun for a week or more at a time. It's one of the reasons I moved south. I ran across this article from Ifpress.com that gives a quick outline of SAD, the symptoms and treatments. Note that is says besides the light th ... Read on »
New Study Shows that the Addition of T3 is Superior to Levothyroxine/T4-Only Thyroid Treatment for Hypothyroidism by Andrea Patient Expert Posted Tue 28 Sep 2010 12:00am Hello everyone! Late posting today----I took a trip to a local botanical garden today---somewhat of a waste for two reasons: 1. mysteriously the memory card was missing from my camera (I have never taken it out that I know of, and I live with three stuffed animals), 2. the brutal summer heat really whipped most of the flowers, it was nowhere ... Read on »
Hypothyroidism Remedies and Treatments by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 26 Feb 2011 4:21pm Hypothyroidism is caused by an underproduction of thyroid hormone.  Symptoms include fatigue, loss of appetite, inability to tolerate cold, a slow heart rate, weight gain, painful premenstrual periods, fertility problems,  muscle weakness, muscle cramps, dry and scaly skin. The illness develops slowly, and early symptoms such as fatigu ... 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 »
Can Hypothyroidism Be Cured With Acupuncture Treatments? by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:00pm Hypothyroidism is the condition that occurs when the thyroid gland fails to produce enough thyroid hormone. It is also known as an under active thyroid and is mostly common found among women in the reproductive age range. This doesn’t mean that it can’t be found among kids and men although it is more common among [...] Read on »
Head and Neck Cancer Radiation Treatments Can Cause Hypothyroidism by Ron Sparks Posted Thu 01 Apr 2010 1:03pm I have been diagnosed with hypothyroidism I have just been diagnosed with a condition called hypothyroidism . Last week I went to my medical oncologist for my 3-month blood workup.  At the request of my radiation oncologist, he added a TSH test to the workup.  TSH stands for thyrotropin, a hormone produced in my pituitary glands t ... 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 »
Ayurvedic Approach To Treat Hypothyroidism by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 17 Aug 2009 10:25pm Hypothyroidism is a condition characterized by abnormally low thyroid hormone production. There are many disorders that result in hypothyroidism. These disorders may directly or indirectly involve the thyroid gland. Because thyroid hormone affects growth, development, and many cellular processes, inadequate thyroid hormone has widespread consequenc ... Read on »