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!
After 20 years with Hashimoto’s/hypothyroidism, I am tired of being tired. My last good doc left for Texas…I’m in Wisconsin. Since them (3 years ago) I have seen 2 docs, 1 endrocronologist and have been seeing a NP for the last year. Conventional medicine has embraced the TSH so much those of us (read Mary Shaman’s book) done the supplements etc. are ready to open the window and scream…I am tired of being treated like a robot being told I am okay!
Started with Synthroid, moved to Armour, took my last Nature Throid pill today! I do not know what direction to take! I take sups for Thyroid – Thyroid Care…Terry Naturally and Metabolic Advantage with CuraMed, chewable D3, Iron, and the rest. Follow a great diet (Dr. Mercola a great doc for all to check out…Mercola.com), exercise etc…I have another 10 pounds to loose after the initial thyroid weight gain.
I just read the blog of the lady in Canada doing it all naturally…is it safe!
I do great on Nature Throid 130mg…my NP melted down when my TSH was at 0.02…moved me to 97.5mg now my TSH is at 3.20 (0.40-4.50 mIU/L-Quest Diagnostics). I am going crazy…all bad symptoms back – moody, depressed, tireddddddddddddd, not sleeping well, skin, hair falling out, (started the Metabolic 1 month ago-hair getting better). I have the list of tests for the NP if I go back…NP’s charges were higher on some tests, yet used Quest on some of my blood tests…What Gives?
My only question today if anyone has encountered a good doctor or naturopath in Central Wisconsin?
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