If you need thyroid hormone, there are a number of options to choose from. In general, side effects are limited to the symptoms of hypothyroidism if you are not taking
Author: Patty Powers
What do my Thyroid Tests Mean?
Have you been told that your thyroid tests are normal, but you still wonder if something is not right? Are you confused with all of the test names and result
Pain and Fatigue: Is it really Fibromyalgia, or is it something else?
Chronic, widespread pain and achiness, debilitating fatigue – most would get a diagnosis of fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS). But, before making that diagnosis, it is important to rule out other disorders
Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis: What You Can Do to Get to the Underlying Cause
Have you been told you have hypothyroidism? Do you take medicine for “low thyroid”? Do you have an enlarged thyroid gland? Do you have positive thyroid antibodies? If
Eating Disorders from a Medical Perspective
Do you or someone you care about struggle with an eating disorder? These disorders are much more common than one would think – one reference from 2002 estimates that almost
Get the Lead Out!
The recent reports of high lead levels in the water in Flint, MI are shocking. Most concerning is the fact that this danger was not publicized immediately – so action
5 Things You Can Do to Lower Your Cancer Risk
“You have cancer.” Three little words, terrifying to their core. Have you or a loved one heard those words? Did they shake your foundations, make you wonder if you would live long enough to see next year, next month? One in three will hear those words in their lifetimes. Shocking!
Any Stress In Your Life?
Are you hanging on for dear life? Stress is certainly a part of our lives, and some stress can be good for you. For example, using your muscles will make