Why are there so many unhappy thyroid patients?

Why are there so many unhappy thyroid patients?

Unhappy? Oh, yes. Far too many unhappy thyroid patients unfortunately.

Learn the “old school” way (now overlooked by mainstream medicine) of diagnosing and treating hypothyroidism that works for many, including me.

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Presidential Candidate Treated with Natural Desiccated Thyroid – medicine should be allowed to all

Presidential candidate treated with natural desiccated thyroid - medicine should be allowed to all

I thought a great deal about whether or not to include this article at Hypothyroid Mom because I prefer to avoid politics here on my site. However in the end I decided to post this article. Here’s why. Hillary Clinton is being treated with natural desiccated thyroid (NDT) for hypothyroidism – a kind of treatment which most mainstream doctors refuse to prescribe even when their patients still have hypothyroid symptoms after being treated with the standard medication. It is not fair that this is an option only for patients who can afford to pay out of pocket for doctors open to prescribing NDT.

I was fortunate to find a doctor open to exploring the thyroid treatment options. NDT changed my life. I want every person offered the various thyroid medication options to find what is right for them too.

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The Two BIG Problems with “Typical” Thyroid Hormone Treatment – Part 2 of 2

The Two BIG Problems with "Typical" Thyroid Hormone Treatment - Part 2 of 2

Yesterday I posted Dr. John Robinson’s first part of his two part series The Two BIG Problems with “Typical” Thyroid Hormone Treatment – Part 1. It was incredibly popular with my readers. I think that’s because we are hearing from a doctor who actually gets how to treat us. He doesn’t just sort of get it, he gets it fully. We need more doctors in the world like him.
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The Two BIG Problems with “Typical” Thyroid Hormone Treatment – Part 1 of 2

The Two BIG Problems with "Typical" Thyroid Hormone Treatment - Part 1 of 2

I would be a VERY ILL WOMAN TODAY if I had a doctor that was only willing to prescribe T4-only Levothyroxine drugs like Synthroid. My life literally changed when I found a doctor open to exploring ALL the thyroid treatment options to find what was right for ME.

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From Hypothyroid to Healthy

From hypothyroid to healthy

I had the pleasure of meeting Danish thyroid advocate Helle Sydendal. We gave each other a big hug and became good friends. Not only is Helle passionate about advocating for thyroid patients around the world but she’s also a sweet person and I love that.
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