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The Hypothyroid Trouble-maker

HypothyroidWriter.com hypothyroid hellion blog post Sarah Lentz

You are nobody's snowflake.Whatever you want to put after the word "hypothyroid" -- trouble-maker, hellion, badass -- you know you can't give up in the push for better thyroid care. There's too much at stake. I don't know how many doctors you've met who've told you something along the lines of the following:[*NOTE: Might be good to have something nearby (preferably not a person) to punch or squeeze while reading this list.]"You don't look sick to me."  "Well, your TSH value is...

Thyroid care and supplements — what has helped and what has NOT

HypothyroidWriter.com thyroid supplement blog post Sarah Lentz

Thyroid Support (or the Lack Thereof)I've been trying different supplements that promise to boost energy levels or support thyroid function. And I've learned a few things so far -- though it takes some time to make a thorough assessment of any supplement.For one thing, the ~$10 "Thyroid Complex" I was taking for a couple weeks -- the one I bought from Vitamin Shoppe (after reading a series of very positive customer reviews) -- has landed on my list of supplements...