The Hypothyroidism Revolution - Most hypothyroidism cases result from thyroid gland destruction which causes impaired production of hormones. The Hypothyroidism Revolution
Doctors solely rely on TSH or in the best case a combination of TSH and T4 thyroid hormone testing to make a diagnosis of hypothyroidism. However, more than 90% of people with low thyroid function have hypothyroidism due to autoimmune Hashimoto’s disease
The thyroid is a large endocrine gland located in your neck/throat area, above your collar bone. This butterfly-shaped organ stimulates metabolism and controls the body’s circulation of calcium levels with the help of the parathyroid
Check out this Cartoon on how your thyroid works. Thyroid issues can get complicated, so this might help explain a little bit better what dotors do not explain to their patients. Check out that T-shirt here:
Thyroid Healing Program Infographic - link is to some kind of affiiate program, but this has some good basic info such as helpful tests for thyroid function and effects of hypothyroidism like depression and infertility.
Great article, with some incorrect information. Zinc and iodine deficiency are both extremely common in the States. Use liquid zinc assay to test your zinc deficiency and try nascent iodine. I personally swear by these two things.