Thyroid Removal -Thyroidectomy/Hemithyroidectomy

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12,000 Patients Agree: Doctors Fail Thyroid Patients (Thyroid Survey)
This 12,000 thyroid patient survey shows how doctors are failing thyroid patients. People undergoing thyroid treatment are dissatisfied with their treatment. Find out more about why it is that so many hypothyroid patients continue to suffer from the symptoms of hypothyroidism even though they are receiving treatment. This research survey included a total of 12,000 thyroid patients and asked how satisfied they are with their thyroid treatment. See their answers and much more information here.
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Avoid These Thyroid Scams (Stop Wasting Your Money!)
Let's face it: it's hard to get the treatment you need if you have a thyroid problem like hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's. And its for this reason that this group of patient are often the target of internet scams and other rip-offs. The good news is, as long as you are aware of these rip-offs, you can avoid them! Learn how so-called "experts" and "gurus" leverage different types of tactics to hijack your emotions and lure you down the path of wasted money. Here are 4 common thyroid scams to avoid
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What Happens To Your Thyroid When You Stop Eating Sugar
Everyone knows you shouldn't eat too much sugar. But did you know that eating it can negatively impact your thyroid? That's the bad news. The good news is that quitting sugar can actually help improve your thyroid. In this article, you'll learn what happens to your thyroid and body when you give up sugar. And if these benefits aren't enough to help you quit, I'm not sure that anything will! Learn more about the connection between sugar consumption, hypothyroidism, and Hashimoto's.
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Signs of Low Collagen in Thyroid Patients
Hypothyroidism accelerates collagen loss leading to signs and symptoms like hair loss, cellulite, joint pain, and so much more. Everyone will experience a loss of collagen as they age, but those with hypothyroidism will experience this much faster than the average person. This is one of the main reasons that thyroid disorders can "steal" your beauty if you aren't careful. That's the bad news, the good news is that this can be prevented and even reversed. Find out how in this article.
High cholesterol is very common among patients with low thyroid, hypothyroidism, and Hashimoto's. The reason for this is simple: when thyroid function is low, cholesterol will increase. This is well-known. What isn't as well-known is how to fix the problem. If you were to ask your doctor, they would probably recommend that you take a cholesterol lowering medication, usually in the form of a statin. But this isn't necessary. There are plenty of natural treatments that can lower your cholesterol. Thyroid Exercise, Lower Ldl Cholesterol, Cholesterol Lowering
Should You Take A Statin If You Have Hypothyroidism?
High cholesterol is very common among patients with low thyroid, hypothyroidism, and Hashimoto's. The reason for this is simple: when thyroid function is low, cholesterol will increase. This is well-known. What isn't as well-known is how to fix the problem. If you were to ask your doctor, they would probably recommend that you take a cholesterol lowering medication, usually in the form of a statin. But this isn't necessary. There are plenty of natural treatments that can lower your cholesterol.
Should you go vegan if you have hypothyroidism? I'm going to say no, and for good reason. While the vegan diet isn't necessarily unhealthy, it can promote a number of problems that all make hypothyroidism worse. What if you want to go vegan for moral or religious reasons? Are you out of luck? Not at all, because most of these problems can be easily solved with the use of certain supplements and some dietary modifications. And you can learn how to do the vegan diet the right way here. Thyroid Diet Recipes, Healthy Soda, High Metabolism, Eating Vegetables
6 Ways The Vegan Diet Makes Hypothyroidism Worse
Should you go vegan if you have hypothyroidism? I'm going to say no, and for good reason. While the vegan diet isn't necessarily unhealthy, it can promote a number of problems that all make hypothyroidism worse. What if you want to go vegan for moral or religious reasons? Are you out of luck? Not at all, because most of these problems can be easily solved with the use of certain supplements and some dietary modifications. And you can learn how to do the vegan diet the right way here.
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Healthy Soda Alternatives for Thyroid Patients (Drink These Instead)
Few things are worse for your body and thyroid than soft drinks and soda. And don't think this doesn't apply if you are drinking diet soda because they also cause problems. What makes soda so unhealthy for hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's? Several things but the worst include the caffeine content, the sugar content, and the phosphoric acid content. Each of these causes a different problem for thyroid patients. That's the bad news, the good news is that there are healthy alternatives you can drink.
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Veggies are NOT Harmful For Your Thyroid & Can Help You Feel Better
There's a common misconception that eating vegetables is somehow harmful for those with hypothyroidism but that couldn't be farther from the truth. Is it the case that vegetables like broccoli contain some potentially harmful ingredients? Yes, but it's also the case that you can easily prevent these ingredients from causing harm while also reaping the amazing benefits that vegetables provide to your overall health. Learn more about veggies and hypothyroidism and why you should eat more of them.
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Levothyroxine Ingredient List: What’s Actually Inside
Levothyroxine just contains thyroid hormone, right? Not exactly. In addition to thyroxine, levothyroxine contains all sorts of inactive fillers, binders, and dyes that are included for different purposes. And it's these ingredients that can be the reason as to whether or not levothyroxine works for you or not. In this article, you'll find the entire list of ingredients found in each dose of levothyroxine including what each is supposed to do, why they are included, and if they are needed.
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The Healthiest Thyroid Patients Have These 11 Things In Common
Are you doomed to live with symptoms like weight gain, hair loss, and fatigue for the rest of your life if you have thyroid problems? Nope! There are thyroid patients out there right now who are living a symptom-free life free of what 90% of other thyroid patients live with on a daily basis. How did they get here? By following some simple habits that not only help their thyroid function optimally, but also help their overall health. And you can see exactly what these patients do in this article
Hypothyroidism can make cold weather difficult to handle but these tips will help you easily warm up your body and your metabolism. Many low thyroid patients may not be aware that in the winter, TSH rises which can make thyroid symptoms worse. This sets of a cascade of symptoms resulting in cold intolerance, depression, and weight gain. But there are things you can do to prevent all of these from occurring and this article highlights each one. Find out how to manage winter with ease. Dairy Free Breastfeeding, Graves Disease
How to Warm Your Body & Boost Metabolism With Hypothyroidism
Hypothyroidism can make cold weather difficult to handle but these tips will help you easily warm up your body and your metabolism. Many low thyroid patients may not be aware that in the winter, TSH rises which can make thyroid symptoms worse. This sets of a cascade of symptoms resulting in cold intolerance, depression, and weight gain. But there are things you can do to prevent all of these from occurring and this article highlights each one. Find out how to manage winter with ease.
The thyroid belly shape is the characteristic shape that the belly takes on as a result of thyroid disease. This condition causes a protrusion of the belly that is often accompanied with abdominal pain, gas, bloating, and extra fat. Based on available research, it affects up to around 25% of thyroid patients. The good news is that you can eliminate this condition as long as you know what causes it. Learn more about the 4 causes and how to get rid of them here. Thyroid Healthy Foods, Thyroid Healing, Thyroid Issues, Thyroid Function
The Thyroid Belly Shape: What Causes It And How To Get Rid Of It
The thyroid belly shape is the characteristic shape that the belly takes on as a result of thyroid disease. This condition causes a protrusion of the belly that is often accompanied with abdominal pain, gas, bloating, and extra fat. Based on available research, it affects up to around 25% of thyroid patients. The good news is that you can eliminate this condition as long as you know what causes it. Learn more about the 4 causes and how to get rid of them here.
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50+ Surprising Hypothyroid Stats & Facts Every Patient Should Know
Ever wonder how common hypothyroidism is? Or what your risk is of developing it if someone in your family has a thyroid problem? What about the percentage of thyroid patients taking different types of thyroid medications or which ones they prefer most? In this article, you'll find the answers to all of these questions as more as you dive deep into the world of hypothyroid management. As you read these statistics, it will become crystal clear why so many thyroid patients are unhappy.