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Thyroid Patients: Flu Shot or Not?

Thyroid Patients and the Flu Shot

Another flu season is upon us. It’s an annually recurring time in which there is an increase in the prevalence of the influenza (flu) virus. Countless individuals line up to receive the flu vaccination in hopes to diminish the effects …

7 Things You Can Do Right Now to Help Your Thyroid (No Doctor Needed)

Thyroid disease is a hard condition to treat, let alone have, because so many physicians are ignorant when it comes to proper testing and treatment. But even if your physician refuses to give you the care and treatment you need, …

From Undiagnosed and Untreated to Happy with Hashimoto’s

It’s a common complaint, “My doctor sent me away with an antidepressant and said my symptoms were all in my head.” We know that’s not right and your doctor should know that, but unfortunately, that’s just not the case. Read …

Traumatic Brain Injury and Hypothyroidism

Football season is upon us. Your child may have already started practice for their upcoming season. You have undoubtedly heard about the risks associated with collision and potential concussions, but are you aware of TBI, traumatic brain injury, and the …

Hypothyroid Myopathy: A Cause of Muscle Pain

Muscle pain is to be expected after a good workout, a long walk or some other exercise-like activity, but it shouldn’t be expected on a daily basis or when you haven’t even exerted your muscles very much. Unfortunately, while it …

Jax: Idol and Thyroid Cancer Survivor

In a recent interview, American Idol star Jackie Cole, better known as Jax, revealed she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer earlier this year. She stated that, “It was very unexpected… When you’re 20 years old, you have this Superman entitlement …

Thyroid-Gut Connection

The thyroid and the gut; seemingly unrelated, but could actually be the missing link to understanding Hashimoto’s and other autoimmune diseases. The thyroid gland is located at the base of the neck and is vital for proper metabolism function and …

We’re Partnering With The Mighty!

We’re thrilled to announce a new partnership with a non-profit organization, The Mighty. This means we will now have a growing home page on The Mighty and appear on many stories on the site. We believe this partnership will be …

Is the Pool Killing Your Thyroid?

Thyroid and Chlorine

Nothing seems safe anymore. No, this is not the beginning of a political stance or a commentary on the many tragedies we see in the news; instead it is a statement on the health risks that surround us every day. …

Food and Thyroid Function: The Goitrogen Debate

Do Goitrogens Hurt Your Thyroid?

“Eat your vegetables!” A common phrase that is being said by parents all over the world, but one that individuals with low thyroid function have struggled with because of the ongoing debate over goitrogenic foods. So, should individuals with thyroid …