Sophia Vergara on Hypothyroidism

Emmy-nominated star of hit show "Modern Family" , Sophia Vergara, is now a spokesperson for a campaign to raise awareness of hypothyroidism.  At the age of 28, she was diagnosed with thryoid cancer and had surgery to remove her thyroid. Her thyroidectomy left her with hypothyroidism, a condition that requires her to take medication on a daily basis.     I was very young, and when they tell you that word (cancer), it's like, "What are you talking about?"  You always … Read More →

Study Points for Inclusion of T3 in Hypothyroidism Treatment

T3 could finally be included in the treatment of hypothyroidism thanks to a study conducted by the Miller School Of Medicine, University of Miami. The objective of this study was to compare the effects of treatment using a combination of T3 and T4 and treatments using just T4.  Pre Pharma, treatment was by disiccated thyroid, a natural product from the thyroid of pigs and sheep. This product has both T3 and T4 and works extremely well. Now treatment is generally … Read More →

Hypothyroidism in Children

  Hypothyroidism in Children Hypothyroidism in children, including infants and adolescents, is a lot more common than most people probably know. The majority of cases are due to affected thyroids but at least five percent of cases are caused by an issue with the pituitary gland in the brain. Thyroid problems can develop at any point in life. Infants can be born with hypothyroidism or they can develop it as children, adolescents or even as adults all seemingly without warning. … Read More →

Study Shows you can Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease by 70%!!

Queensland institute of Medical Research (QIMR) one of Australia’s largest medical research institutes, have just released a report and found that people  may have a lower risk of cardiovascular-related death by  consuming full-fat dairy . The study was reported by Dr Jolieke  van der Pols. This is what she said in her report;   “We found that people with the highest intake of full-fat dairy had 70 percent less chance of death by heart disease or stroke than those who … Read More →

Thyroid Dysfunction with Aging – Longevity and Hypothyroidism? – Silver Lining?

Thyroid Dysfunction with Aging Over the years, numerous medical observations have hinted that hypothyroidism somehow leads to a longer life. However, it wasn’t’t until I came across a review published by the Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Medical University of Lodz, Poland, November 2012 that I began to believe in the authenticity of these observations. The findings published in this review are too interesting not to share; as such, I’m now passing on what I’ve learnt. Longevity and Thyroid … Read More →

About Thyroid Tests and Accuracy

  The Test for Hypothyroidism If you have any symptoms of a sluggish or overactive thyroid, there are number of thyroid tests that your doctor may order to help diagnose your condition. Thyroid tests include blood tests that determine whether your body is producing sufficient levels of thyroid hormones. For example, the level of TSH or thyroid stimulating hormone can be measured through a blood test. If you have a high level of TSH, your body may not be producing … Read More →

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