By: Joe Graedon November 29, 2021 18 Comments
    Is There a Way to Calm Hyperthyroidism?

    Underactive thyroid function is incredibly common. The government says 4.6% of the population experience hypothyroidism. We suspect it might be substantially higher. That’s because over 20 million …

    By: Terry Graedon August 26, 2021 8 Comments
    Show 1270: How Your Microbiome Shapes Your Immun…

    In the middle of a pandemic, you probably want to know how well your immune system is functioning. Even more important, what if anything can you do to support it? Scientists have found that the microb…

    By: Joe Graedon April 27, 2020 1 Comments
    How to Test Your Thyroid During a Pandemic

    COVID-19 has made it hard to visit a doctor. Getting blood drawn for a lab analysis is also difficult. How can you test your thyroid to find out what’s happening while you are stuck at home? Some st…

    By: Joe Graedon February 3, 2020 5 Comments
    When Levothyroxine Doesn’t Do the Job After Gr…

    People who develop Graves’ disease  because of an autoimmune disorder make too much thyroid hormone. This is diagnosed as hyperthyroidism. Symptoms include: hand or finger tremors, anxiety, wei…

    By: Terry Graedon April 25, 2019 23 Comments
    Show 1162: How to Treat Common Thyroid Problems

    The thyroid gland on your neck is not very big, but it is super important. It secretes hormones that control the activity of every cell in your body. Consequently, the thyroid regulates your metabolis…

    By: Terry Graedon June 2, 2016 1 Comments
    Will Flame Retardants Harm the Thyroid?

    Americans have heard quite a lot about bisphenol A or BPA, an ingredient found in many plastic containers as well as cash register receipts. It is an endocrine disruptor, mimicking the actions of the …

    By: The People's Pharmacy February 6, 2012 11 Comments
    Iodide-Containing Contrast Disrupted Thyroid

    Q. To diagnose my appendicitis a few years ago, I had a CT scan with contrast. When my energy didn't return after the surgery and my weight started dropping rapidly, I underwent tests that resulted in…