Thyroid Health

That butterfly-shaped gland in your neck can be the cause to so many of your hormonal and body changes (and problems). So much of your treatment revolves around lifestyle, so we've got you covered with nutrition, fitness, and treatment tips.

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Undiagnosed Hypothyroidism: One Woman's Story

For decades, Lizzy, creator of the popular Miss Lizzy blog, lived with undiagnosed hypothyroidism. This condition is so easily missed because of its subtle and not so clear symptoms that could be attributed to many other factors. Lizzy would cite sym...

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Must Read: Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria and Your Thyroid

Chronic idiopathic urticaria has connections to the thyroid condition Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Here's what you should know about these conditions.

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Should You Avoid Milk When Taking Daily Thyroid Medication?

Millions of thyroid patients taking levothyroxine cautioned to avoid milk with their medication.

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The Controversy Over Natural Desiccated Thyroid Drugs

Why are natural desiccated thyroid drugs like Armour Thyroid and Nature-throid so controversial? It’s information that thyroid patients need to know.

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Hypo- Vs. Hyperthyroidism: Understanding Your Blood Tests

Learn more about blood tests for thyroid disease, and about hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism.

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Hashimoto's, Thyroid, and Celiac Disease: Is There a Link?

Having a sensitivity to gluten, whether Celiac or not, can increase your chance of developing thyroid disease.

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Why Some Endocrinologists Oppose Natural Thyroid Drugs

One of our thyroid patient experts weighs in with her opinion on this controversial thyroid treatment.

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My TSH Says I’m Fine – Now What?

Besides T3, T4, and TSH, what other thyroid tests should my doctor perform? Your TSH, and even your T3 and T4 tests, don’t always give the full picture.