The THIRD type of autoimmune thyroid disease: Atrophic Thyroiditis

Do you know about the THIRD type of autoimmune thyroid disease? Atrophic Thyroiditis causes hypothyroidism, but it's NOT Hashimoto's. Myths and lack of knowledge Most doctors and patients have never heard about Atrophic Thyroiditis (AT). That's because it's not taught in med school, and an ultrasound is not usually ordered unless a thyroid gland is …

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Coming soon: Jan. 28, 2019 petition reading in the House of Commons

The government tells us this about the process of our petition: Verification "On December 25th at 3:13 pm EDT the petition will close for signatures. Then the Clerk of Petition’s office will verify to make sure that there are 500 valid signatures. They will then send our office a printed sheet with a certification page …

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Thyroid petition closes with 5,681 signatures

Well done, thyroid warriors and caring citizens! https://petitions.ourcommons.ca/en/Petition/Details?Petition=e-1819 This is a strong number, considering our challenges. Of course we wish we could have had a larger number. But this is a fledgling campaign group led by a small handful of patients. We started in July, launched a petition in September, and only had 4 months …

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VIDEO: What’s wrong with therapy for hypothyroidism?

On December 17, I decided to purchase "Doodly" video creation software that was being advertised on Facebook, and I made this 10-minute educational video. It is meant to raise an appropriate sense of alarm at the problems with thyroid therapy and to offer some possible solutions. Clicking the title image will take you to YouTube to …

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