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13 Thyroid Rules for Patients

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Thyroid Rules
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1. “Normal” thyroid test results may not be normal for you.


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2. We’re thyroid patients...NOT lab values.


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3. Borderline thyroid levels can still cause symptoms.


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4. There are more thyroid treatments than levothyroxine.


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5. Natural desiccated thyroid (NDT) is a solution for some thyroid patients.


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6. Don’t be afraid to find a new thyroid doctor.


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7. Take thyroid medication apart from iron.


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8. Don’t take your thyroid medication with coffee.


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9. Don’t call thyroid cancer the “good cancer.”


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10. Thyroidectomy is not “easy.”


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11. It may be your thyroid and not menopause.


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12. Your thyroid DOES affect your weight.


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13. Research and advocate for yourself!


Mary Shomon

Mary Shomon

@thyroidmary

Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and New York Times bestselling author who empowers readers with information on thyroid and autoimmune disease, diabetes, weight loss and hormonal health from an integrative perspective. Mary has been a leading force advocating for more effective, patient-centered hormonal healthcare. Mary also co-stars in PBS’ Healthy Hormones TV series.

Mary also serves on HealthCentral’s Health Advocates Advisory Board.

Mary Shomon's Books: https://www.mary-shomon.com/books Websites: http://www.Mary-Shomon.com https://www.ladadiabetesguide.com/