Hypothyroidism

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Over the Counter Thyroid Support

HypothyroidWriter.com OTC thyroid support post

The Frustrating Reality for Many with HypothyroidismWe can't all get access to natural desiccated thyroid (NDT) or supplemental T3, but every patient has a right to a treatment that fits the problem. So, why is it so hard to get the medication and dosage we need in order to thrive? And why is it so hard to convince some doctors (including endocrinologists) that having a "normal" TSH value isn't enough.What can we do?When we try to persuade our health care providers...

We are not victims (of hypothyroidism)

*Update: A thoughtful reader on Twitter (Clutter @Clutter2) responded to this article with the following comment, which makes a valid and necessary point: “Many of us are, have been, and will be victims of our respective healthcare systems, which restrict the replacement hormone we are allowed.” And there are so many of us (myself included) who have a legitimate complaint in this regard. I still don’t like to think of myself as a victim, though, because it feels as though I’m...