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Australian Statistics

There has always been a debate about the amount of Australians affected by some type of thyroid disease THYROIDMATTERSAUSTRALIA.COM       Robyn Koumourou 2020

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Can you 'Cure' a Thyroid Condition?

Can you 'cure' a thyroid condition?  Answer: yes and no - It all depends on your definition of 'cure'. A patient's greatest desire is to be given the keys to restore them back to full health - THYROIDMATTERSAUSTRALIA.COM       Robyn Koumourou 2021

Blood Test

TSH Alone is Inadequate

'What your TSH cannot tell you about your Thyroid' - OUTSMARTDISEASE

While TSH has been the golden standard test for thyroid function for decades, it is also one of the most passionately debated. 

Medicine Prescription

One Size Does Not Fit All

'3 Steps to Choosing the Right Thyroid Hormones' - CHRIS KRESSER

As much as some practitioners would like to make us believe, there is simply no “one size fits all” approach to thyroid hormone replacement.

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Are You Overmedicated?

'Thyroid Patients: Are You Overmedicated?  - HEALTHCENTRAL.COM

How do you end up getting overmedicated and what are the signs, symptoms, and treatment for overmedication?

 - Mary Shomon 


Iodine for Hypothyroidism

'Iodine: Crucial Nutrient of Harmful Toxin?' - Chris Kresser

 Iodine deficiency is the most common cause of hypothyroidism worldwide. Optimizing your iodine intake is crucial, and both too little and too much iodine can be harmful.

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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.



Fibromyalgia could stem from Autoimmunity

'Many symptoms of fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) are caused by antibodies that increase the activity of pain-sensing nerves, according to UK and European research.



Pure T3 for treating ME/CFS and FMS

'Pure T3 Thyroid & Stories of Recovery from ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia: An Overview' - HEALTHRISING


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


Why Some Endocrinologists Oppose NDT

Why are endocrinologists so opposed to natural desiccated thyroid drugs, and refuse to prescribe it...what's driving this opposition?

 - Mary Shomon

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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

Hand Hygiene

9 Thyroid Damaging Products

'9 Ordinary Household Items that are Destroying your Thyroid'

"Whether they're synthetic or natural in nature, toxins are a piece of the complex thyroid puzzle"



Thyroid, Neck & Spine Issues

'Thyroid Disease And Your Cervical Vertebra C7' - HYPOTHYROIDMOM

Did you know that thyroid disease may be connected to your cervical spine, your C7 vertebra specifically?


Surge in Thyroid Cancer Cases

Surge in Thyroid Cancer Cases may not only be due to Overdiagnosis. 'Thyroid cancer sparked significant concern over the past decade as one of the fastest rising cancers in the US and multiple other developed nations like South Korea and the UK'  - HEALTHMATCH

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An Integrative GP's Blog

Modern medicine has missed the mark. "Why are so many of us sick these days? Why is chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, ADHD, autism, auto immune disease, cardiovascular disease among the top diagnoses of the century?"

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Secrets About Gut Health

Have you or a loved one ever experienced a chronic gut health problem or received a diagnosis like celiac disease, leaky gut, IBS, colitis, SIBO, gastritis, or candida?  - Anthony William,  MEDICAL MEDIUM

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The Dark Side of Green Smoothies

While green smoothies have gained a reputation for being extremely healthy, these drinks have a dark side that few people are aware of.

 - Chris Kresser


How Oxalates Affect Thyroid Health

While oxalate build-up has been predominantly tied to kidney stone formation, a study of thyroid autopsies found that 79 percent of adults had oxalate crystals in their thyroid glands, with prevalence increasing with age. - Dr. Izabella Wentz


Soy - Not 'So Good'

Touted as a miracle food in 90’s, the hype around soy products is still alive and well. Find out how this “health” food may be doing more harm than good. - HOLISTICSQUID.COM


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.

Herbal Remedies

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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Chart & Stethoscope

Doctors' Individualised Protocols

CASE STUDIES: Thyroxine replacement was not sufficient despite “adequate” test results. T4 and T3 combination therapy, and B12 made the difference...

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