Many thyroid conditions have been and continue to be incorrectly diagnosed through exclusive use of TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone) testing as the sole signifier of possible thyroid dysfunction. Unfortunately, TSH is wrongly considered by the majority of endocrinologists and many other physicians to be the only indicator required to produce an accurate and comprehensive analysis of one’s thyroid health. Because of this many people come away from their physicians as being misdiagnosed or having their thyroid condition completely disregarded. Download the National Academy of Hypothyroidism's recommended lab tests and take them to your doctor!
Thyroid conditions can be challenging, confusing, frustrating, and perhaps worst of all, lonely. Without support from others, living with a disorder can be incredibly difficult.
In order to support and empathize with a family member or friend dealing with thyroid disease, you’ll want to learn as much as you can about their condition. We’ve compiled a few helpful articles to get you started!
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