The Most Frequently Discussed Topics and Controversial Issues
Depression, Anxiety and Thyroid Disease
Depression and anxiety are common psychological disorders affecting the general population, but the prevalence of these conditions increases in those suffering with chronic diseases, and thyroid disease is no exception.
- THYROIDMATTERSAUSTRALIA.COM Robyn Koumourou 2021
New Formulations of Thyroxine
'Newer formulations use liquid L-T4 (LT4-liq) or gel cap L-T4 (LT4-gelcap) may be indicated for select patients who require frequent dosage adjustment or those with reduced gastric acidity or concomitant medications that interfere with L-T4 absorption.'
- Thyretain, Clinical Thyroidology - AMERICAN THYROID ASSOCIATION
FDA Attacks Natural Thyroid
The FDA has declared natural desiccated thyroid (NDT) to be a “biologic” and thus ineligible for pharmacy compounding. This is the latest in a decades-long effort by the agency to remove natural thyroid medicines from the market in favor of FDA-approved thyroid drugs that many patients cannot use. - ALLIANCE FOR NATURAL HEALTH USA
Coeliac & Thyroid Disease Connection
'Two of a Kind — Research Connects Celiac and Thyroid Diseases and Suggests a Gluten-Free Diet Benefits Both'. There is a particularly strong connection between celiac disease and autoimmune thyroid disease (ATD), which includes Hashimoto’s and Graves’ diseases. Todaysdietitian.com
Herbs: Are they an Option?
Are herbs a natural and safe alternative for treating thyroid disorders?
Can herbal supplements improve thyroid function and treatment outcomes? What are the potential benefits and side effects?
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