To Avoid or Not to Avoid Soy, that’s the question! - There answer is Yes, and No! Who can and who cannot? There’s so much information out there regarding the thyroid and soy it almost seems as if we’re darned if we do or darned if we don’t.
If a patient consumes too many carbs, or the wrong carbs and these are converted to fat due to indigestion, it can explain why most patients with thyroid disease and low stomach acid experience rapid weight gain.
Doctor: “Your TSH is Normal” Patient: “But, I Don’t feel Normal” This is a common complaint among thyroid patients. Their TSH is normal yet they’re still not feeling normal despite normal blood tests. This leaves patients feeling unheard and oftentimes that it’s all in their head.
When your thyroid goes out of whack, you’ll know it because you start to feel differently, tired, fatigued, you might even have excessive hair shedding or find it difficult to get pregnant. But what if your thyroid disease is so severe your Doctor recommends your thyroid be removed? Is Pregnancy possible after thyroidectomy?
Thyroidectomy is said to end Graves’ disease, however, for some patients, after having their thyroid removed it may not be the end of their symptoms. According to Dr. Kresimira Milas, once a patient has their thyroid removed there is less than a one or two percent chance
Thyroid cancer generally has a very good prognosis, with a five-year survival rate of 98%. However, standard treatment for this type of cancer usually involves a complete thyroidectomy and radioiodine treatment, which is followed with thyroid hormone suppression therapy.
Many times Graves disease is the underlying condition that causes hyperthyroidism, but, what if the supplement you're using for healthier hair, skin, and nails is leading your doctor to a misdiagnosis?
Have you had a thyroidectomy and suddenly developed frightening symptoms of a racing heart that led you to the ER? Well you're not alone. Recent studies have theorized a possible link between levothyroxine and the deterioration of intestinal flora.