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What Are The Essential Thyroid Tests?

Appropriately testing thyroid function is an essential part of effectively recognizing and treating thyroid disease such as hypothyroidism and autoimmune thyroid disorders. Unfortunately, it is common practice for the medical community at large to rely solely on one type of …

How I Manage Working With Hypothyroidism – A Guest Post From The Invisible Hypothyroidism

Living with hypothyroidism can sometimes affect your work life. It’s an aspect we often don’t talk about, and in my opinion don’t talk about enough, but there are many thousands of people out there struggling to maintain in employment with …

8 Common Thyroid Medication Mistakes to Avoid

Hypothyroidism, recognized as reduced or slowed thyroid function, is an increasingly common condition in the United States. Typically, hypothyroidism is treated through the use of thyroid hormone replacement medications. These drugs come in a variety of forms including: Levothyroxine/T4 (Brands …

Can Vitamins and Supplements Help Support Your Thyroid Function?

There are many factors that influence thyroid function with perhaps the most basic and essential being proper nutrition. Without an adequate supply of critical vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients, the thyroid is simply incapable of producing the hormones necessary to …

Debunking Nine Common Thyroid Myths

The thyroid is perhaps one of the most influential systems regarding general bodily function. Despite its importance, there is a great deal of misinformation and confusion surrounding it. By dispelling common misconceptions and false notions regarding the thyroid, we hope …

What Thyroid Medication is Best for You?

The modern world has left many people with daily complaints of fatigue, depression, and difficulty thinking clearly. Most attribute these problems to ever-present societal demands and other lifestyle factors. Although these may contribute, there is another potential issue that may …

Can Thyroid Disease Cause a Hoarse Voice?

The thyroid regulates numerous bodily functions ranging from neurological activity to weight regulation. One of the many areas affected by the thyroid, and more specifically thyroid nodules, is the throat. Any sort of thyroidal disruption can influence speech, ability to …

Why Your Doctor Won’t Run a Full Thyroid Panel

Thyroid disease is a prolific problem that can cause daily dysfunction and difficulty. Sadly, many of those afflicted by a thyroid disorder are not even aware of it. A primary component of this problem is that many doctors are unwilling …

Is Bloodwork Enough to Assess Thyroid Health?

The thyroid is a complex system involving many factors spanning multiple regions of the body. Therefore, thoroughly testing the health, function, and activity of the thyroid requires investigation of the various factors involved. Unfortunately, the current standard for thyroid testing …

Can Thyroid Disease Cause Acne?

Seemingly random outbreaks and the clear physical effect of acne makes it a frustrating and oftentimes inopportune condition. In response to acne flare ups, most immediately turn to topical treatments such as creams and lotions to alleviate the undesired blemishes. …