A new study has uncovered a link between the synthetic thyroid hormone (trade name Synthroid) used to treat millions diagnosed with hypothyroidism and lung cancer, bringing to the forefront the harmful role that overdiagnosis and overtreatment plays in nutritional deficiency and chemical exposure related 'diseases."
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Iodine is a hot topic of debate in the thyroid conversation. Here are the facts behind the iodine/thyroid connection.
An estimated 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease. Up to 60 percent of those with thyroid disease are unaware of their condition. Most with diagnoses are on synthetic T4, but there's a well established reason why it doesn't work very well to improve a sense of well-being.
Iodine deficiency can lead to thyroid issues and eventually breast cancer.
What if everything we thought we knew about autoantibodies, which are pathologically elevated in autoimmune diseases, was wrong? Rather than a biomarker of deranged immunoregulation, novel research is uncovering that antibodies directed against self are an essential physiological phenomena, mandatory for homeodynamics.
Rather than signifying an immune system gone haywire, pioneering research reveals that autoantibodies are a biological prerequisite and that natural autoimmunity is the master orchestrator of physiological homeostasis
Perchlorate is an environmental pollutant primarily associated with releases by defense contractors, military operations and aerospace programs, as it is a key ingredient in rocket fuel. It is now found contaminating conventional and organically grown food, alike.
Millions take synthetic thyroid hormones without realizing a natural, more bioidentical alternative exists.
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A groundbreaking clinical trial indicates that the most common cause of hypothyroidism (Hashimoto's disease) may be improved with the addition of only two grams of powdered black seed daily
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Millions use synthetic thyroxine (T4) to treat hypothyroidism completely unaware that a natural and more effective form of hormone replacement exists for hypothyroidism.
A condition plaguing over 80 million men and women in the United States alone, hair loss a condition that not only indicates possible health issues but can also profoundly diminish quality of life
New research shows that treatment with this powerhouse combination restores euthyroid status in Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. What’s more, you can easily obtain the therapeutic dosages from foods
While there is no "magic pill" for thyroid disease, some factors may influence the effectiveness of your thyroid medication.